Dove Stone

Dove Stone

Dove Stone
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Latest blog posts
  • On the feeders

    Seen yesterday at the feeding station next to the main car were Greenfinch, Goldfinch, Great tit, Nuthatch and Lesser redpoll. Elsewhere around Dove Stone there have been recent sightings of Oystercatcher, Common sandpiper, Reed bunting, Buzzard, Swallow...
  • Fledging Update

    Tuesday's misty, rainy start gave way to a really lovely sunny afternoon. Over at Ashway Gap there was no sign of our last two young Peregrines on the nest ledge, meaning they fledged either earlier on Tuesday or possibly on Monday. A Pied Wagtail...
  • Mid-June Sightings

    A quick update for this week. Starting from the main carpark still plenty of House Martins and Swallows around - particularly flying along the reservoir bank. Regulars such as Greenfinch , Goldfinch and Pied Wagtail can be seen around the feeders at the...
  • Latest Arrivals: Willow Warbler and Swallow

    Sightings of Willow Warbler and Swallow at Dove Stone today, bringing our Dove Stone Birdlist for 2013 up to 58 . Last year's Swallow's arrived a full week earlier, on April 12th. Up at Binn Green today I saw a female Brambling , quite late really...
  • Dipping: Dippers doing what they do. . .

    Autumnwatch viewers might have seen an interesting piece on the programme this week by a sound recordist who was recording the song of the Dipper ( and the bird’s sub-song; basically a bit of a practice for the year ahead when song really comes...
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