Total Number of Species Recorded in 2011

2010 saw a total of 196 species recorded in Bedfordshire. Of this total, LGRE recorded 183, closely followed by Jim Gurney and Steve Blain on 181, Lol Carman on 180, Martin Palmer on 179 and Bob Chalkley on 177.

In 2011, a total of 452 species was recorded in Britain and Ireland of which I recorded just 69% (312); Bedfordshire recorded 204 species (of which I saw 94% at 191), Hertfordshire 192 (of which I saw 88.5% at 170) and Buckinghamshire 192 (of which I recorded just 86% at 165)

In 2012, I came fourth (on 168), following Steve Blain (177), Jim Gurney (174) and Martin Plamer (171).

Friday, 13 May 2011

01 May - RED KNOT

Thanks to MJG for the txts and JG for the call, I was able to dash over to Broom this evening and take a gander thro' Steve's, Pip's and Jim's 'scopes at the excellent quartet all together on the north corner of Peacock's Island ~~ summer plumage RED KNOT, first-summer Little Gull, Pied Avocet and Common Sandpiper all still present at 8.00pm - more than made up for dipping the Knot duo present only briefly in Rookery South ClP this lunchtime - MJP

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