The Heirs of Gilbert
Birds and wildlife of an English parish
Parish Bird List
Parish Moth List
Saturday, 12 May 2018
The year list continues to slowly grow. I had Swift over the river last weekend and the first ‘screaming’ ones yesterday evening with abou...
Sunday, 6 May 2018
Another beautiful day today, with light south-easterlies I really expected a significant arrival of summer migrants but still no real ...
Sunday, 29 April 2018
Summer migrants continue to dribble in. I had the first Whitethroat, and four singing Lesser Whitethroats, down Greenhills Lane yesterday ...
Sunday, 22 April 2018
Despite a week of warmer weather summer migrants are still slow to return. Only Chiffchaff have arrived in any numbers… With barely ...
Friday, 6 April 2018
Large areas of floodwater south of the village again this evening. Birds on here included a record count of 22 Shelduck… These fly...
Sunday, 1 April 2018
Birding can be a cruel hobby. I had a text from Tracey and Russ Palmer that they had three Hawfinches on their bird table. I dropped everyth...
Friday, 30 March 2018
A good walk along the river today from Morton bridge along to the spinney on Potter Lane and back through Langlands to home. No Sand Marti...
Sunday, 25 March 2018
A glorious day today and a real feel of spring with the first (unidentified) Bumble Bees, a loud chorus of toads in the Magic Garden and l...
Sunday, 18 March 2018
Despite the really bitter cold definite signs of spring today with two Chiffchaff in the Magic Garden. This is the best shot I could manage ...
Sunday, 11 March 2018
Other commitments today meant very little opportunity for birding but I popped down to the Magic Garden this afternoon. A surprise find we...
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