Sunning in sub-Saharan Africa

01 April 2021
Comments Notes On 13th March 2020, CRB and JO observed a White Wagtail Motacilla alba sunning at Tanji Beach, The Gambia. At 11.55 GMT, a brightly marked White Wagtail landed on a sandy beach, walked towards the debris line without feeding and abruptly lay on ...
Read More

Notes

01 March 2000
Comments Notes At 08.51 GMT on 19th October 1995, near Keyhaven, Hampshire, I noticed a Great Skua Catharacta skua in fierce pursuit of a Little Egret Egretta garzetta about 1 km away over nearby saltmarsh. The egret was soon seized by the left wing and tumbled into ...
Read More

Monthly marathon

01 May 1995
Comments Other The rear view of March's wader (plate 38) provided no serious * problem for the three leaders (Jon Holt, Jakob Sunesen and Peter Sunesen), all of whom (as well as 59% of entrants) identified it as a Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii. Ot...
Read More

Stay at the forefront of British birding by taking out a subscription to British Birds.

Subscribe Now