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This picture does show a Little Egret sitting on a nest, honest.
Dartford Warblers bred in the county for the first time in 2003.
Cormorants bred at Little Marlow Gravel Pit.
Lesser Black-backed Gulls bred at Cressex ....
... as did Herring Gulls
Not quite the first year for this species;
Oystercatchers at Gayhurst Quarry for third year.
The Two-barred Crossbill at Hedgerley proved to be one of the most popular birds of the year. Click here for more details.
** A County 3rd Record **
For more pictures of the Woodchat Shrike at Langley Park click here..
Black Redstart at Fulmer. Click on the picture for details.
Superb Common Buzzard pictures were added.
To view several superb pictures of Red Kites on the newly created Red Kite page.
To see other pictures added during 2003 click on the links listed below :-
The following items were added to this website up until the end of 2003
Black Redstart picture added 20th December 2003
Bullfinch pictures added 20th December 2003 and 4th Jan 2004
Greater Spotted Woodpecker pictures added 20th December 2003
Sparrowhawk More pictures added 20th December 2003
Common Buzzard new picture added 20th December 2003.
White Stork pictures added 16th October 2003
Red Kite pictures added 10th October 2003
Little Egret pictures added 4th October 2003
Redstart picture added 4th October 2003
Common Buzzard pictures added 11th September 2003. Birds showing white plumage added 6th October.
Sparrowhawk picture added 11th September 2003
Little Owl picture added 11th September 2003
Dartford Warbler pictures added 7th August 2003
Bucks Bird Club Diary for 2003/4 added 7th Aug 2003. Contains details of indoor and field meetings
Oystercatcher picture added 29th July 2003
Herring Gull (breeding) pictures added 29th July 2003
Reed Warbler picture added 29th July 2003
Lesser Black-backed Gull (breeding) pictures added 10th July 2003
Bird Reports for May 2003 added 8th July 2003, also reports for March and April.
Cormorant page updated and pictures added 26th April, 5th May 2003 and 17th June 2003.
Hoopoe pictures added 3rd June 2003
Common Crossbill pictures added 10th May 2003
Woodchat Shrike picture added 1st, 3rd and 4th May 2003
Ring Ouzel picture added 27th April 2003
Turnstone pictures added 27th April 2003
Tree Pipit picture added 27th April 2003
Egyptian Goose picture added 26th April 2003
White-headed Duck pictures added 12th,13th and 26th April 2003
Mediterranean Gull picture added 6th April 2003
Ring-billed Gull pictures added 2nd April 2003 and 5th April.
Two-barred Crossbill summary and new pictures added 23rd March 2003.
Cormorant pictures added 21st March 2003.
Common Crossbill pictures added 21st March 2003
Bird Reports for February 2003 added 16th March 2003
Raven pictures added 9th March 2003
Bird Reports for January 2003 added 9th March
Bird Reports for December 2002 added 9th March
Green Sandpiper pictures added 9th March 2003
Temminck's Stint pictures added 9th March 2003
Pintail pictures added 22nd February 2003
Chiffchaff (tristis and collybita) pictures added 25th February 2003
Corn Bunting pictures added 25th February 2003
Waxwing pictures added 14th Febuary 2003
Two-barred Crossbill pictures added 2nd Febuary 2003
Bird Reports for November added 1st January 2003
Black-throated Diver pictures added 30th November 2002 and 6th and 23rd December.
Lesser Spotted Woodpecker pictures added 22nd December 2002.
Ring-necked Parakeet pictures added 22nd December 2002.
BucksBirders Email group information added 15th December 2002
Whinchat pictures added 30th November 2002 and 6th December.
Stonechat pictures added 30th November 2002
Grey Wagtail pictures added 30th November 2002
Firecrest pictures added 22nd November 2002
Bird Reports for September and October added 17th November 2002
Golden Plover pictures added 3rd November and 17th November 2002
Ringed Plover pictures added 2nd November 2002
Little Ringed Plover pictures added 2nd November 2002
Garganey pictures added 2nd November 2002
Ruddy Shelduck pictures added 2nd November 2002
CommonTern pictures added 2nd November 2002
Woodlark picture added 2nd November 2002
Bird Reports for April, June and August added 27th October 2002
Mandarin pictures added 26th October 2002
Firecrest pictures added 12th October 2002
Bucks Bird Club Trip Report to Gibraltar Point NNR added 12th October 2002
Whinchat pictures added 19th September 2002
Garganey pictures at Fulmer Marsh and College Lake added 16th September 2002
Black-necked Grebe pictures added 15th September 2002
BBC Diary updated including details on Conference and birdwatching courses in S Bucks/Berks.
Raven pictures added 12th September 2002
Kingfisher pictures added 2nd September 2002
Black-tailed Godwit pictures added 1st September 2002
Crossbill pictures added 31st August 2002
Black-tailed Godwit pictures added 25th August 2002
Garganey pictures added 25th August 2002
Bucks Bird Club diary for 2002-2003 added 20th Aug 2002
Common Tern ringing article updated 17th August 2002
Greenshank picture added 17th August 2002
Common Sandpiper picture added 17th August 2002
Oystercatcher picture added 17th August 2002
Bird Report for July added 3rd August
Tern ringing pictures added 27th June 2002
Black-tailed Godwit picture added 26th June 2002
Oystercatcher pictures added 23rd June 2002
Tree Pipit pictures added 9th June 2002
Red-necked Phalarope picture added 6th June 2002
Little Stint picture added 6th June 2002
Stonechat pictures added 2nd June 2002
Osprey pictures added 27th April 2002
Ring Ouzel pictures added 27th April 2002
Bewick's Swan picture added 27th April 2002
Tern raft working party pictures added 20th April 2002
Ring Ouzel pictures added 16th April 2002
Marsh Tit pictures added 16th April 2002
Caracara pictures added 13th April 2002
Garganey pictures added 12th April 2002
Black-tailed Godwit pictures added 12th April 2002
Mediterranean Gull pictures added 12th April 2002
Jack Snipe picture added 10th April 2002
Ring Ouzel picture added 10th April 2002
Avocet pictures added 24th March 2002
Ring-necked Parakeet pictures added 24th March 2002
Water Pipit pictures added 22nd March 2002
Brambling pictures added 22nd March 2002
Mediterranean Gull picture added 14th March 2002
Little Egrets pictures added 14th March 2002
February bird report added 10th March 2002
January bird report added 10th March 2002
Little Egrets pictures added 9th March 2002
Kingfisher picture added 9th March 2002
New charts added for Bittern, Brent Goose, Common Scoter, Garganey, Quail, Red-breasted Merganser, Red-crested Pochard, Shag, Smew, White-fronted Goose and Whooper Swan. Many other charts have been updated.
Redpoll pictures added 18th Feb 2002
Mystery Gull picture4 at Hedgerley added 13th February 2002.
Iceland Gull picture at Hedgerley added 13th January 2002.
Goosander picture at Willen Lake added 13th January 2002.
More Whiskered Tern pictures at Willen Lake added 13th Jan 2002.
Bird Report for December 2001 added 13th January 2002.
Siskin pictures at Shardeloes Lake added 2nd January 2002.
Red-crested Pochard picture at College Lake added 2nd January 2002.
Bird Report for November 2001 added 2nd January 2002.