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2007 Highlights


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January

A male Red-crested Pochard at Marlow GPs

February

A pair of Stonechats by the Jubilee River at Taplow.

March

This Water Rail showed well at Broughton Trout Pools in February

April

This Hoopoe was seen in a private garden in Flackwell Heath in April

 

This Spotted Redshank was discovered at College Lake in April

 

One of the three Avocets that graced Broughton Trout Pools in April

 

This remarkable flight shot of a Jack Snipe was taken at Broughton Trout Pools in April

May

This record shot of a Temminck's Stint was taken at Dorney Lake in late May

 

Dorney Lake produced this Sanderling in mid May.

 

One of the three Spoonbills that graced Linford for a few hours in mid-May
 
A brief visitor to Weston Turville Reservoir in May was this superb Osprey

 

One of a pair of Bar-tailed Godwits that were at College Lake in May

 

Although only record  flight shot this Stone curlew at Broughton Trout Pools in May can clearly be identified.  Another was seen at Quainton Hills in April.
 
This single Turnstone was at College Lake in mid May

 

College Lake produced this Wood Sandpiper in early May

July

This Turtle Dove was photographed in a Wendover garden in mid-May.  More photos added for July at Calvert Lake
 
 
This 1st summer Peregrine Falcon is pictured in the centre of Aylesbury in early July.

August

This Redstart was seen at Steps Hill in July.  More photos of birds seen in August also on this page.
 

September

 
This Hobby was photographed at College Lake in September
 

October

This Raven was a fly over at Rowsham in October.

November

Little Marlow Gravel Pit was the place to see a group of five Common Scoter in Mid-November
 
This Short-eared Owl was present for a couple of days in early November

December

Two Yellow-legged Gull photos from Calvert in December
 
The Great Grey Shrike has proven to be very elusive at Quainton Hills but was seen again in late December
 

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What's New

The following items have been added to this website during 2006, plus a few of the more recent ones from 2005.  Also see the 2003 highlights page   2004 highlights page and 2005 highlights page.

Atlas update map updated 28th December

Yellow-legged Gull photos added 10th and 24th December

Brambling photo added 10th December

Kestrel photo added 10th December

Link to East berks RSPB site added 9th December

Common Scoter photos added 10th November

Short-eared Owl photos added 10th November

Great Grey Shrike photos added 10th November

Marsh Tit photos added 5th November

Raven photos added 5th November

Hobby photos added 21st September

Green Woodpecker  photos added 15th September

2007/8 Diary added 13th September

Redstart photos added 20th August.  More photos added 15th September

Reed Bunting more photos added 20th August

Wheatear photos added 20th August

Peregrine photos added 8th July 2007 and 20th August

Temminck's Stint photos added 24th May 2007

Sanderling photos added 24th May 2007

Turtle Dove photos added 20th May and 24th August 2007

Dunlin photos added 20th May 2007

Marsh Tit photos added 20th May 2007

Jack Snipe photos added 20th May 2007

Tawny Owl photos added 20th May 2007

Spoonbill photos added 17th May 2007

Osprey photos added 15th May 2007

Common Tern photos added 15th May 2007

Stone Curlew photos added 8th May 2007

Bar-tailed Godwit photos added 5th May 2007

Turnstone photos added 5th May 2007

Wood Sandpiper photos added 5th May 2007

Hoopoe photos added 5th May 2007

Wheatear photos added 30th April 2007

Stone Curlew photos added 22nd April 2007

Ring Ouzel  photos added 22nd and 30th April 2007

"Channel Wagtail" photo added 22nd April 2007

Golden Plover photos added 22nd April 2007

Little Gull photos added 22nd April 2007

Lapwing photos added 22nd April 2007

Spotted Redshank  photos added 8th April 2007

Ruff photos added 8th April 2007

Buzzard photo added 8th April 2007

Updated charts added 8th April 2007

Little Gull photos added 8th April 2007

Brambling photos added 8th April 2007

Avocet photos added 6th April 2007 and 22nd April

Ring Ouzel  photos added 6th April 2007

Reed Bunting photos added 3rd April 2007

Grey Heron photos added 18th March 2007

Goldfinch photos added 15th March 2007

Water Rail photos added 15th March 2007

Raven photos added 12th March 2007

Little Grebe photos added 12th March 2007

Black-headed Gull  photos added 12th March 2007

Tawny Owl photos added 4th March 2007

Fieldfare photos added 4th March 2007

Redpoll photos added 23rd Feb 2007

Stonechat photos added 7th Feb 2007

Red-crested Pochard photos added 31st Jan 2007

Jack Snipe photos added 31st Jan 2007

 


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