Compared to most recent years, when for example I recorded 165 species in the county in 2011, 187 in 2012 and 173 in 2013, this has been a particularly poor one with just 157 species recorded by mid December - one of my worst years on record


It's all over - 2012 has come to an end. I managed a total of 187 out of the 198 species recorded all told in Buckinghamshire - 94% of the total - probably my highest-ever annual tally.

The current record is 191 species achieved in 2006 and held jointly by both Rob Hill and Simon Nichols

Tuesday, 4 December 2012

Piebald COMMON BLACKBIRD in Wycombe

My birding pal Paul Frost took the pics attached. The location car park area of Holmers Farm recreation ground, Buckmaster Road, High Wycombe, where the bungalows back onto the car park. Present at 09:30 today (Chris Sharp)