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).

Tuesday, 9 September 2014

First LITTLE STINT in the county this year....

Johnny Lynch discovered this juvenile LITTLE STINT this evening at Grovebury Sand Pit enabling Lol Carman, Bob Chalkley and I an opportunity to connect in the following hour of daylight. It remained until dusk.

The large gull roost also harboured at least 17 YELLOW-LEGGED GULLS, as well as 190 Lesser Black-backed, 44 Herring and at least 400 Black-headed; also 7 Teal

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