Tag Archives: migration

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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20th December – Winter

Autumn at Brandon Hill has really flown by. The short days and a busy work schedule have meant that over the last month, I have spent less time there than any period since I first moved to Bristol, nearly a … Continue reading

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October 15th – RED ALERT!

Most of my mornings at Brandon Hill over the last couple of weeks have been spent watching for migrating birds from the top of Cabot Tower. Up until recently, it was quite a lonely affair, but since the launch of … Continue reading

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September 28th – Birds over Bristol

Over the last couple of weeks I have been busy setting up the Cabot Tower Bird Study Group – an urban visible migration study and raptor watch. I have been increasingly convinced of Brandon Hill’s potential for spotting birds migrating through … Continue reading

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