Archive for the ‘Sightings’ Category

23 Nov 2010: Stunning starling footage from Autumnwatch

Over the last few years we’ve watched our local flock of starlings grow from half a dozen birds clustering like rowdy teenagers around the fat blocks in our garden, to a group big enough to spread across two rooflines as it roosted.

24 Apr 2008: Rare bird visit provokes best headline ever

For the first time in recorded history, two egrets have been seen on a Scottish loch. The large heron-like birds turned up on the RSPB’s Loch of Strathbeg nature reserve at Crimond in Aberdeenshire, and may well have been blown over from their more natural home in the Netherlands.