Category Archives: Birdsong

12th Jan 2012 – Murmurs of Spring

The pair of peregrines that have been making use of the Wills Memorial Tower this winter have been very active, and it seems that pretty much every time I have ventured out to Brandon Hill just recently, I have been … 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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16th June – froglets, toadlets and ringlets

The rain has continued this last couple of weeks, which has been good for the plants, as their roots will have been getting a good soaking. The small amount we had throughout April and early May barely penetrated the hard … Continue reading

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9th June – early midsummer..

Have been pretty busy recently, so just a quick update and rundown of what has been going on in the brief moments I have managed to spend at the hill over the last couple of weeks.. Since the last post … Continue reading

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May 16th – sparrows at last

It’s been a pretty eventful few days  since my last post, with a few new species to add to the list and a fresh host of fledglings to welcome to Brandon Hill. Will try and keep it brief, as lots to … Continue reading

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April 15th – spring still springing

Lots going on since Tuesday. Willow warblers are here – heard a few on Wednesday and spotted one today. Think I heard a nuthatch today, but won’t put it on the list until I have confirmed it. Most exciting was … Continue reading

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April 12th – newts

After yesterday morning’s swallow, was pleased to see a couple more in the evening and a few today, all moving north/north-west. The wind has been quite blustery from that direction, so didn’t expect to see too much flying over, but … Continue reading

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