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Buckinghamshire Bird Club 
Member of the BTO/Bird Club partnership


Recent Website Additions  - Click on photos to visit the species page

This Bittern was at Weston Turville Reservoir in late December

A one-night stop-over was all this Great Northern Diver gave at Calvert in Mid-November

This Red-necked Grebe was another great find a Calvert in early November

This Black Redstart was seen on farm buildings near Penn in October
This Ring-necked Duck was a welcome returnee to Foxcote Reservoir in N Bucks in October.
This Wryneck was the best bird to be found in the county for some time.  This bird was at Lathbury in N Bucks in October .
One of two Whooper Swans that stooped off at Latimer on 1st October.
This Spotted Flycatcher is one of the many photos uploaded by Bucks birders during July and August.  Click on the photo to see more photos like this.
This Sanderling was at Calvert in late July and very unseasonal for this species
This Long-tailed Duck attracted many admirers to Calvert in June
One of eleven Black Terns seen at Calvert mid-May
A single Little Tern at Little Marlow in Mid May
This is one of three stunning Black-necked Grebes photographed at Willen Lake in early May
This Turtle Dove was photographed at a mid-Bucks site in May
May- This Cuckoo was a nice find at Calvert and a first photograph for this website
One of two Whimbrels that were found at Rowsham in April
Steps Hill produced this reeling "Gropper" in April


April - See this rather unusual Osprey photo as well as photos of the bird perched.

This Ring Ouzel was a surprise find in Naphill in late March

This Osprey was at Latimer in late March

This Common Redpoll was photographed in a Speen garden in very early March
One of two Short-eared Owls that were long stayers at Linford, were still present in February
This Smew was at Willen Lake for some time in January

All of the pictures above link to species pages. 
Click on the images to view these pages.

To view the photographic contributors page click here.  
Can other contributors of photos please supply details to Jim Rose.

Highlights of birds from previous years

2009 2008 2007 2006 2005
      2004 2003

What's New

The following items have been added to this website during 2009 plus a few of the more recent ones from 2007.  Also see the 2003 highlights page   2004 highlights page  2005 highlights page 2006 highlights page and 2007 highlights page 2008 Highlights page

BTO offer added 12th December 2009

Raven photos added 2nd December 2009

Great Northern Diver photos added 15th November 2009

Red-necked Grebe photos added 10th November 2009

Black Redstart photos added 10th November 2009

Ring-necked Duck photos added 13th October 2009

Whooper Swan photos added 13th October 2009

Wryneck photos added 8th October 2009

Link to photos pageadded 30th August 2009

Atlas page updated 30th August 2009

Sanderling photos added 26th July 2009

Long-tailed Duck photos added 8th July 2009

Added links to Bucks and MK Biodiversity pages

New website Sightings Facility live on 29th May 2009

Submit Sightings page updated 17th May 2009

Black Tern photos added 14th May 2009

Little Tern photos added 13th May 2009

Atlas page updated 5th May 2009

Turtle Dove photos added 5th May 2009

Cuckoo photos added 5th May 2009

Whimbrel photos added 27th April 2009

Grasshopper Warbler photos added 27th April 2009

Golden Plover photos added 13th April 2009

Gadwall photos added 13th April 2009

Ring Ouzel photos added 8th April 2009

Osprey photos added 8th April 2009

Charts of scarcer birds in Bucks added 7th April 2009

Records of rare birds seen in Bucks updated 7th April 2009

Raven photos added 15th March 2009

Green Woodpecker video clips added 15th March 2009

Various video clips added 7th March 2009

Fieldfare photos added 4th March 2009

Barn Owl photos added 4th March 2009

Starling photos added 4th March 2009

Long-tailed Tit photos added 4th March 2009

Video Clips Page added 4th March 2009

Common Redpoll photos added 1st and 12th March 2009

Short-eared Owl photos added 22nd February 2009

Bittern photos added 15th and 22nd February 2009

Cetti's Warbler photos added 15th and 22nd February 2009

Water Rail photos added 15th February 2009 and 4th March 2009

Smew photos added 12th January 2009.

Bittern photos added 9th and 27th January 2009.

Scaup photos added 3rd January 2009.



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