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2004 Highlights

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Only Two Previously Accepted Records in Bucks

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A Yellow-browed Warbler at Bow Brickhill was very a big surprise.  More pictures available on the species page, with more better quality, images added on 9th and 12th April, plus 9th May.


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This White Stork was seen by a lucky few as it flew over S Bucks.  Pictures of the White Stork from Denham, in July, also on this page.


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This Ring-billed Gull was at Little Marlow GP from 16th July until 6th August.  Additional photo added Oct 2004.


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This Stone Curlew was present at College Lake for just two days


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This is the Cetti's Warbler that has taken up residence at Caldecotte Lake.

 

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This Ring-necked Duck was at Foxcote during March.


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Several Common Scoters turned up at the end of March.


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A pair of Garganey were a surprise find at Jubilee River.


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This Scandinavian Rock Pipit stayed for several days at Little Marlow GP


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This Water Pipit was also at Little Marlow GP


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This Bittern was present at Tongwell Lake for some time early in the year.  More Bittern pictures were added later in the year.


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Grasshoppers Warblers were again "reeling" in Wendover Woods


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This Blue-headed Wagtail was well watched at Startops Reservoir


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This is one of a pair of Black-necked Grebes seen at Weston Turville Reservoir on 10th April.

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This Curlew Sandpiper was at Linford in late April.


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This Turnstone at Pitstone was a welcome tick for several of the counties year listers.  Another at Willen Lake was also photographed.


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Two separate Whimbrels were photographed during May.   This one was in North Bucks.


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This Sanderling was at Willen Lake briefly during mid-May.


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While not exactly in Bucks, this superb Hoopoe did wander over the border during it's stay at Towersey in early May.


To see other pictures added during 2004 click on the links listed below :-

What's New

The following items were added to this website up until the end of 2004

Goosander pictures added 31st December 2004

Teal pictures added 21st December 2004

Short-eared Owl pictures added 21st December 2004

Bewick's Swan pictures added 21st December 2004

Common Snipe pictures added 14th December 2004

Shoveler pictures added 14th December 2004

Photographers page   added 13th December 2004

Mediterranean Gull picture added 10th December 2004

Red-crested Pochard picture added 10th December 2004

White-fronted Goose picture added 10th December 2004

Green Sandpiper picture added 10th December 2004

Bittern picture added 3rd and 18th December 2004

Kingfisher picture added 1st December 2004

Goldeneye picture added 1st December 2004

Yellow-legged Gull picture added 1st and 3rd December 2004

Hobby picture added 21st November 2004

Ruddy Duck picture added 21st November 2004

Little Grebe picture added 21st November 2004

Sparrowhawk picture added 21st November 2004

Meadow Pipit picture added 21st November 2004

Pink-footed Goose picture added 28th October 2004

Lapwing picture added 28th October 2004

Red Kite picture added 28th October 2004

Grey Heron picture added 28th October 2004

Sparrowhawk picture added 14th October 2004

Jack Snipe picture added 11th October 2004

Black-tailed Godwit pictures added 9th October 2004

Dunlin picture added 6th October 2004

Ring-billed Gull further picture added 6th October 2004

Whinchat picture added 6th October 2004

Stonechat picture added 1st October 2004

Grey Heron picture added 1st October 2004

Trip Report on Gibraltar Point weekend added 30th September 2004

White Stork picture added 20th September 2004

Chiffchaff picture added 16th September 2004

Common Buzzard pictures added 16th September 2004

Little Egret picture added 12th September 2004

BBC/BTO Bi-Annual Conference - details added 7th Sep 2004

Graphs of species distribution updated 30th August 2004.

Common Tern pictures added 30th August 2004

Black-tailed Godwit pictures added 18th July 2004

Ring-billed Gull pictures added 17th July 2004

Hoopoe pictures added 23rd May 2004

Stone Curlew pictures added 23rd May 2004

Sedge Warbler pictures added 23rd May 2004

Sanderling pictures added 16th May 2004

Whimbrel pictures added 16th May 2004

Cetti's Warbler pictures added 9th May 2004

Curlew Sandpiper pictures added 9th May 2004

Wheatear pictures added 9th May 2004

Mandarin pictures added 9th May 2004

Turnstone pictures added 3rd and 9th May 2004

Water Pipit pictures added 3rd May 2004

Blue-headed Wagtail picture added 27th April 2004

Grasshopper Warbler picture added 27th April 2004

Wheatear picture added 27th April 2004

Tree Pipit picture (from 2003) added 12th April 2004

White Stork picture added 11th April 2004

Bittern picture added 11th April 2004 and 27th April 2004

Black-necked Grebe picture added 10th April 2004

Smew picture added 7th April 2004

Yellow-browed Warbler pictures added 6th April 2004.  More added on 9th and 12th April, and 9th May.

Ring Ouzel pictures added 3rd April 2004

Scaup pictures added 3rd April 2004 and 7th April

Rock Pipit picture added 3rd April 2004

Common Scoter picture added 30th March 2004

Garganey pictures added 30th March 2004

Glaucous Gull hybrid picture added 26th March 2004

Goosander picture added 26th March 2004

Smew picture added 26th March 2004

Aythya Sp  (Lesser Scaup lookalike) pictures added 21st March 2004

Ring-necked Duck pictures added 21st March 2004

Caspian Gull pictures added 21st March 2004

2003 Highlights Page added 21st March 2004

Shag pictures added 2nd February 2004

Scaup pictures added 2nd February 2004

Bird Reports for Oct/Nov and Dec 2003 added 4th Jan 2004.

Kestrel pictures added 4th January 2004

New Little Egret pictures added 4th January 2004