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).

Sunday, 10 March 2013

KITTIWAKE at Grovebury

LGRE, Johnny Lynch, Lol & Bob Chalkley had a cracking summer-pluamged adult KITTIWAKE at Grovebury Pit this evening, where also 8 EURASIAN CURLEW, 5 Oystercatcher, a drake GOOSANDER, Peregrine and 2 YELLOW-LEGGED GULLS (adult and first-winter) were also present.

Elsewhere, 9 PINTAILS were at 100 Acre Pit, near Priory, early morning (Dave Kramer), with a pair at The Pillinge, Millbrook (Martin Green, Paul Wright), and 4 Oystercatchers, Common Raven and an adult summer MEDITERRANEAN GULL, the latter at Stewartby Lake. Roy Dunham had the female PINTAIL again at Chimney Corner South and a flyover CURLEW.

No comments:

Post a Comment