Monthly Archives: December 2016

31st December

A short round up of an extraordinary 10 months. It has been.. awesome. The ABO annual report is well under way and free to members. First a round-up of the last week. Our main event was an end of year … Continue reading

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19th-21st December

19th –  1 Brent Goose in longis bay 20th  -6 Grey Partridges at Goiffoine 21st – 14 Dunlin 1 Turnstone at Platte saline

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December 16th-18th

16th – Fulmars continue to be reported along the south cliffs with 2 pairs on the cliffs near Clonque. Potentially  a new site for Fulmar should they breed. 17th – 1 Sandwich Tern in Braye Bay, 1 Grey Wagtail on … Continue reading

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December 14th

An influx of Black headed Gulls today with 55 on Braye beach. 8 Mediterranean Gulls at the usual braye roost site. 3 Bar-tailed Godwits on Braye beach. Also today another movement of winter Thrushes with around 100 Redwings and 20 … Continue reading

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December 13th

A nice ringing session from the assistant warden Joe England at Essex farm today saw over 20 birds processed and included a new species for the year ringing totals, a Grey Wagtail. This is our 78th species ringed since March … Continue reading

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December 12th

Our latest newsletter has now gone out to all the ABO members. The focus now is on completing our annual report that we hope to have available early in the new year. Today a male Peregrine was hunting waders in … Continue reading

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December 11th

An extremely mild sunny and windless day today. A fine Water Pipit beside the obs in longis beach car park. Single White and Grey Wagtails at the sewage works. Also today a pair or Dartford Warblers at Essex castle and … Continue reading

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December 8th

Late news from yesterday the Black Redstart still present on the quay beside the Braye Hotel.  The only news of note today was of yet another late Swallow, this one reported by Sam Osborne who spotted the bird Fort Tourgis. … Continue reading

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December 7th

On 27th December at 7pm there will be a presentation summarising the ABO’s first year of operations at the AWT office conference room. Please contact me through this website to reserve a space or pop into the AWT office to … Continue reading

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December 5th

Fairly quiet but still a few nice birds around in the shape of a Black Redstart on Braye quay, 1 Grey Plover on Braye beach and 6 Mediterranean Gulls on the high tide roost in Braye bay. We thought it … Continue reading

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