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).

Monday, 23 January 2012

MJP birding 15 January

I spent an hour and half birding with Francis Buckle at Eversholt and Milton Wood this morning from 10.10 and then from noon until 12.35 I was with Neil Wright at Brogboro' Lake. A beautiful crisp sunny morning with plenty of birds on show.... my highlights were:

a couple of Siskin at Eversholt, where 2 Coot were the only birds about the frozen lake, and a Lesser Spotted Woodpecker heard just once but not seen. I flushed a Woodcock from beside the wallside stream beyond Milton Wood. a Red Kite was circling and hunting at the junction with the lane from Eversholt with the road east of Woburn Park.

4 GREATER SCAUPS (2 drake, a female and the original juv) were all found at Brogboro' Lake plus 42 Goldeneye counted.

5 Buzzards and 4 Kestrels were all seen en route - Martin J Palmer

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