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Tag Archives: Bird of the Week
Last week we saw a bird that has had highs and lows. This week, a bird that is very much seeing a massive natural success, one of the most naturally widespread birds in the world. The Little Egret.
A change of pace today. After a couple of widespread species I thought we’d look at a few more specialist species. Starting with a coastal specialist, the pretty little Kittiwake.
A couple of months back I featured a series of Bird of the Week posts dedicated to our most common birds. Missing off that list was today’s featured species, the Coal Tit.
Another conservation success story this week, but one that has been more divisive than the Avocet. Persecuted, recovered, and persecuted all over again, it is the Common Buzzard.
This week’s Bird of the Week is a bird of such style, elegance, and grace that no less than Chris Packham called it ‘the Audrey Hepburn’ of birds. It is also a bird that is literally iconic, given it’s the … Continue reading
If you like your birds small, round, with an extravagant bill and beautiful plumage, then this weeks’ Monday Bird of the Week is for you. It is the Snipe.
Another duck for bird of the week today, but whereas last week it was something very classically duck-like, this week it’s a sleek fish-eating machine. The Goosander.
How many people have a favourite duck? Growing up there was one always enjoyed seeing, even as it seemed to become more common. It’s our Bird of the Week today, the Tufted Duck.
If there is a bird we take for granted in this country, it surely must be the mallard? Simultaneously beloved of bread-chucking kids, yet ignored but adults unless it is on the menu.
The last goose for a while, and it is another introduced feral species. The Snow Goose.