Category Archives: Bats

20th May – First fledglings of 2012

Since getting back to the UK and Brandon Hill, it’s been a pretty miserable time weatherwise, but inexorably the season and wildlife pushes forward and after a few interesting Spring migrants passing through the park (including siskins, willow and garden … Continue reading

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September 5th – Clifton peregrines and Cabot Tower wildlife

This little video is of Clifton’s urban peregrine falcons (city centre peregrines can be seen in the video below or here). The first 2 clips are views from Cabot Tower, looking out to the Wills Memorial Tower at the top … Continue reading

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13th August – sopranos and peregrines

This video of a young urban peregrine was shot in Bristol city centre, across the river from Castle Park. If you look closely, right at the beginning he coughs up a pellet and then tries again at about 1 minute … Continue reading

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2nd August – autumn migration begins

Firstly, if you haven’t done so yet, click on the link above and check out my new wildlife map. Wow! BIRDS In the last week, a few things seem to have started their journey south for the winter. Swift numbers … Continue reading

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23rd July – nocturnal activities

Firstly, it’s great to be back on the main blog. I have been away for the last week in North Devon taking a well deserved break after an intense period of work, which has meant that I have only been … Continue reading

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Toads 10-0 Foot

This morning, a female great spot and a sparrowhawk, loads of redwings again (25+), carrion crows collecting nesting material and  the chiffchaff either trying to claim the whole park or there are a few of them now. 18:30 watched a … Continue reading

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March 15th – Bats

First heron I’ve seen flying over at 7am this morning. By mid-morning c.15 redwings gregariously chattering in the trees.. Looks and sounds like they are getting itchy feet/wings. A few more dotted around the park too. Chiffchaff singing again today, but … Continue reading

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