The Harrier

Subtitle: The newsletter of Devon Birds

Month: August 2017

27th August 2017

At the last meeting of Devon Birds Council it was very reluctantly decided to cancel the proposed Photographic Competition due to lack of interest.  By the end of July the number of photos submitted was still in single numbers which given the fact that there were seven categories speaks for itself.  In its place Council […]

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27th August 2017

Cattle Egrets were a rarity for the Thurlestone Bay patch with only two records in the last 7 years.   The last large influx into Devon was 2008 when around 40 birds recorded including sightings on South Huish Marsh and South Efford Marsh (Aveton Gifford). First signs of arrival were 1 on 23rd January and 2 […]

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9th August 2017

In January 2016, the 500-page Devon Bird Atlas was launched to great acclaim, documenting all the breeding and wintering birds found across the county. The information it contains is so vital for conservation that Devon Birds have made it more widely available in an online version with open access for all.

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