Eastern Glamorgan Bird Report, 2015 Published
The Eastern Glamorgan Bird Report No 54 (2015) is presented in B5 format and contains 89 pages reviewing the birding year in our region. Species account form the basis of the report, commentating on the fortunes of resident, migrant and rare birds observed during the year.
Bird of the year for many was a county first – a Great Spotted Cuckoo found in the northern reaches of the region and viewed by many during its two day stay. Another county first was a confiding Little Bunting in Cardiff, viewed and photographed by many. A Lesser Scaup continues to over-winter in the Cardiff area and its North Amercan cousin, Ring-necked Duck visited Cosmeston Lakes CP during October. The region’s second Black Stork was seen over Maesteg and Great White Egret sightings continue to grow. Other notable species included Glossy Ibis, Roseatte Tern, Wood Lark and a small influx of Yellow-browed Warbler.
Also included are a county ringing report along with accounts from our ringing groups highlight species and numbers caught and recovered. Other features are a report on the year’s weather, migrant dates, the county list, a BTO surveys report. Line drawings and photographs continue to highlight the talents of our region’s local birders.
The Eastern Glamorgan Bird Report is free to all members of the Glamorgan Bird Club.
Copies may be purchased from John Wilson:
Editor of the Eastern Glamorgan Bird Report
122 Westbourne Road
Vale of Glamorgan
tel: 02920 339424