The Harrier

Subtitle: The newsletter of Devon Birds

Month: April 2018

15th April 2018

Goosanders in the 2017/18 Winter Period Goosanders became rather prominent in Devon last winter, especially with the unusually large number of unusually confiding birds at Stover, which probably gave many people their best-ever views of this impressive duck. A more clandestine operation was the series of synchronised roost counts carried by observers creeping around various […]

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11th April 2018

Alan Pomroy writes: Chris Townend’s assessment of the bird reserves owned or managed by Devon Birds in 2015 recommended that: “All reserves should have realistic, species specific targets for birds breeding, wintering or on passage. Measuring the success of such targets can only be carried out through regular and accurate monitoring.” The current South Milton […]

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