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by YvonneB
03 Sep 2015, 15:49
Forum: Latest Sightings
Topic: Canadian ringed Ringed Plover
Replies: 3
Views: 1696

Re: Canadian ringed Ringed Plover

Here is the write-up on Dermot Breen's Canadian Ringed Plover sighting in Ireland (as mentioned by Don-Jean in his email to us)

http://dermotbreen.blogspot.ie/2015/09/ ... r.html?m=1
by YvonneB
02 Sep 2015, 21:41
Forum: Latest Sightings
Topic: Canadian ringed Ringed Plover
Replies: 3
Views: 1696

Re: Canadian ringed Ringed Plover

2015: We just wanted to give an update to the "Napoleon" story. We've received an email from Don Jean Léandri-Breton with the brilliant news that Napoleon made it back to Bylot Island in the far north of Canada for the 2015 breeding season:- Dear Gina, Yvonne and Ian, Last year you reported me the ...
by YvonneB
19 May 2015, 19:23
Forum: Latest Sightings
Topic: Dotterel at Barabhas 11May 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 435

Re: Dotterel at Barabhas 11May 2015

Great find! and welcome to the forum :-)
by YvonneB
22 Apr 2015, 21:38
Forum: Latest Sightings
Topic: Moths - Askernish - 21st april 2015
Replies: 2
Views: 609

Moths - Askernish - 21st april 2015

The prospect of a mild, overcast night meant we just to put the moth trap out last night - we were very happy with the results :)

Hebrew Character 50
Brindled Ochre 1
Clouded Drab 6
Red Chestnut 14
Powdered Quaker 4
Emperor 9 (all female)
Puss Moth 1
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by YvonneB
22 Apr 2015, 21:31
Forum: Latest Sightings
Topic: Wheatear
Replies: 1
Views: 393

Re: Wheatear

Welcome to the forum Douglas!
by YvonneB
18 Dec 2014, 20:12
Forum: Latest Sightings
Topic: Second Cuvier's Beaked Whale & Ivory Gull
Replies: 2
Views: 2286

Re: Second Cuvier's Beaked Whale & Ivory Gull

some more photos from today:- https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7561/16049881901_067b2b186d_c.jpg Ivory Gull by _Yvonne_ , on Flickr https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8581/16051139962_e1fd3d214f.jpg Ivory Gull by _Yvonne_ , on Flickr https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7521/16051138862_8ae0b7387a_c.jpg Ivory G...
by YvonneB
15 Aug 2014, 20:38
Forum: Latest Sightings
Topic: Lesser Willow Sawfly
Replies: 4
Views: 999

Re: Lesser Willow Sawfly

The latest guest snacking on the willow - a Pebble Prominent caterpillar

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by YvonneB
14 Aug 2014, 20:15
Forum: Latest Sightings
Topic: Lesser Willow Sawfly
Replies: 4
Views: 999

Re: Lesser Willow Sawfly

And as if the willow didn't have enough problems this Knot Grass larva was also happily chomping away on the same plant...

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by YvonneB
10 Aug 2014, 20:42
Forum: Latest Sightings
Topic: Common Rosefinch
Replies: 0
Views: 462

Common Rosefinch

A great day with over 50 birds ringed in the garden, the highlight being an adult female Common Rosefinch. Other birds ringed today include 42 Meadow Pipits, Sedge Warbler, Willow Warbler, Linnet, Pied Wagtail, Lesser Redpoll, Wren, Goldfinch. All juvenile birds apart from the Rosefinch and one of t...
by YvonneB
23 Jul 2014, 12:19
Forum: Latest Sightings
Topic: Askernish moths, 19th July 2014
Replies: 3
Views: 816

Re: Askernish moths, 19th July 2014

Thanks very much Chris :)