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).

Thursday, 3 May 2012

Tuesday 01 May

Steve Blain noted the drake COMMON SCOTER, SLAVONIAN GREBE and 6 ARCTIC TERNS on Stewartby Lake, with a COMMON GREENSHANK and first-summer MEDITERRANEAN GULL on Millbrook Pillinge

Early on, David Kramer had 3 ARCTIC TERNS at Priory Country Park from 1430-1522, whilst an impressive 22 YELLOW WAGTAILS were counted at Radwell

In the evening, Keith Owen and Neil Wright had 8 BLACK TERNS briefly at Brogborough Lake, whilst MJP and Pip Housden the singing COMMON NIGHTINGALE and purring TURTLE DOVE in Scrapyard Corner, Stewartby

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