This is only a selection of the photos added in 2005. To see the full list go to the bottom of the page.
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January - This was the month of the Waxwings with many being seen across the county.
February - This Glaucous Gull was at Calvert Lake.
March - This obliging Firecrest was seen at Aylesbury.
April - This Hoopoe was in Central Milton Keynes.
May - Top notch Hobby flight shots were taken at Radnage and the Jubilee River and Taplow.
June - Common Terns bred successfully at Little Marlow GP and the chicks ringed.
July - Calvert produced a Black-tailed Godwit.
August - Black-necked Grebe at Calvert.
September - This juvenile Red-backed Shrike was in Astwood, Nr Newport Pagnell for several days.
October - This Red-necked Phalarope was at Calvert for two days.
November - A Red-throated Diver was at Little Marlow GP for a few hours.
December - Some amazing close up shots of a Snow Bunting were obtained in December on Ivinghoe Beacon.
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The following items were added to this website during 2005. Also see the 2003 highlights page and the 2004 highlights page.
Long-eared Owl picture added 31st December.
Whiskered Tern picture added 31st December.
Snow Bunting pictures added 14th December.
Short-eared Owl pictures added 8th December
Whooper Swan pictures added 4th December
Brent Goose pictures added 4th December
Shag pictures added 1st December
Red-throated Diver pictures added 27th November
Brambling pictures added 27th November
Long-tailed Duck pictures added 16th November
Redpoll pictures added 6th November
Ring Ouzel picture added 6th November.
Red-necked Phalarope pictures added 27th October
Red-backed Shrike pictures added 22nd September and 9th Oct.
Redstart pictures added 7th September.
Oystercatcher picture added 1st September.
Black-necked Grebe pictures added 25th August.
Little Egret pictures added 31st July and 3rd August.
Great Black-backed Gull pictures added 3rd August.
Black-tailed Godwit pictures added 31st July.
Ringed Plover picture added 31st July.
Common Tern pictures added 31st July.
Spotted Flycatcher pictures added 31st July.
Swift pictures added 2nd June.
Kingfisher picture added 2nd June.
Garden Wabler pictures added 2nd June.
Whitethroat picture added 2nd June.
Ring Ouzel picture added 1st June.
Oystercatcher picture added 1st June.
Tawny Owl picture added 1st June.
Wheatear pictures added 1st June.
Little Ringed Plover pictures added 30th May.
Little Owl pictures added 22nd May.
Bean Goose pictures added 22nd May.
Ring-necked Duck pictures added 22nd May.
Snipe pictures added 22nd May.
Hobby pictures added 15th May.
Little Tern pictures added 15th May.
Snow Bunting pictures added 30th April.
Arctic Tern pictures added 30th April.
Wheatear pictures added 26th April.
Redpoll pictures added 26th April.
Waxwing More pictures added 22nd April.
Iceland Gull pictures added 21st April 2005
Common Scoter pictures added 14th April 2005
Red-necked Grebe pictures added 14th April 2005
Curlew pictures added 14th April 2005
Tawny Owl pictures added 14th April 2005
Hoopoe pictures added 12th April 2005
Garganey pictures added 9th April 2005
Firecrest pictures added 9th April 2005
Glaucous Gull pictures added 13th February 2005
Black-headed Gull (albino) pictures added 4th February 2005
Egyptian Geese pictures added 4th February 2005
Waxwing pictures added 22nd January 2005. More pictures added 27th January and 22nd April.
Mandarin pictures added 22nd January 2005
Waxwing picture added 6th January 2005
Fieldfare picture added 6th January 2005
Pink-footed Goose picture added 6th January 2005
Redwing picture added 6th January 2005
Red-crested Pochard picture added 3rd January 2005
Goosander pictures added 31st December 2004