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Sunday Sightings at Dove Stone
Good day at Dove Stone, here's what's been seen today. From Ashway Gap good sightings of both male and female Peregrines today. Also from Ashway Gap Goldcrest, Dipper, three Stonechats ( two adults and first year male ), Raven and Meadow Pipit . Around Yeoman Hay and Greenfield Res sightings...
18 Nov 2012
Today at Dove Stone
Today's update of a few sightings around and about. A group of 9 Redwing flew over the main car park this afternoon. Bradbury Lane off Banks Lane has a couple of rows of mature trees which is always a good place to look out for Redwing in the tops, as are the fields next to the car park for Fieldfare...
12 Oct 2012
Today at Dove Stone: Tuesday October 9th
A quick update with some recent sightings at Dove Stone. This morning in the field above Dove Stone reservoir 'plughole' ( it's actually a bell jar overflow but plughole's a much better name ! ) good views of a Kestrel hunting. In the trees bordering this field there were also two...
9 Oct 2012
Swallows and More
A quick post on what's about at Dove Stone. Thursday saw our first Swallows returning to Dove Stone seen flying in the field next to the main carpark and along the main reservoir bank on Friday. Willow warblers and Chiffchaff are also around the estate, arriving a couple of weeks ago. Up at Binn...
17 Apr 2012
Recent Sightings at Dove Stone
A quick update on what's around and about at the moment. Up at Binn Green there have been good views of large flocks of Siskin still as well as Lesser Redpoll - it's been absolutely buzzing up there. Frequent views of Great Spotted Woodpecker and Treecreeper as well as of our regular finches...
19 Mar 2012
The weekend at Dove Stone
Watching wildlife is always an exciting experience, particularly when you seen something up close: for me this weekend at Dove Stone it was watching Treecreeper. It's a bird I've seen often but I was still blown away at how beautiful this small bird is. The colours of the feathers on its back...
13 Feb 2012
January Sightings at Dove Stone
A quick update on what's out and about this month so far. This week at Binn Green we've seen Crossbills feeding on the Larch cones. Good one. In fact, the whole area around Binn Green has been absolutely buzzing so it's worth checking out. On and around the feeders at Binn Green we've...
26 Jan 2012
A chance to see Autumn arrivals...
This Sunday we have the second of our guided bird id walks that follows on from September’s walk in which we looked at bird song and behaviour. This time round we’ll be taking a particular look at winter migrants to Dove S tone. Fieldfares have just started to arrive at Dove Stone....
18 Oct 2011
A brief Dove Stone update. Plenty of Goldfinches and Greenfinches to be seen today as well as Coal, Great and Blue Tits - all to be seen at both of Dove Stone's feeding stations in the main car park and at the top car park, Binn Green. Also seen today were a small group of Long Tailed Tits. Recent...
20 Nov 2010
Dove Stone today
A really fine day at Dove Stone with terrific mid-afternoon light. At Binn Green we've had recent sightings of plenty of Coal, Great and Blue tits to be seen as well as Nuthatch, Treecreeper and Great Spotted Woodpecker. Nuthatch are also still visiting the feeding station at Dove Stone’s...
15 Nov 2010
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