Sightings Diary

April 2013

Male Stonechat
Coleton, Dartmouth- South Devon, UK

14.04.2013 - 14 degrees, sunny

Birds - Peregrine Falcon, Nuthatch, Skylarks, Goldcrest,, Stonechat, Herring Gulls, Crows, Wren, Dunnock, Magpie, Rooks, Chaffinches, Great Tits, Robins, Woodpigeons, Blue Tits, Shags, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Buzzard, Ravens, Oystercatchers, Meadow Pipits

Wild Flowers - Celandines, Dandelions, Gorse, Primroses, Ground-ivy, Greater Stitchwort, Germander Speedwell, Periwinkle, Red Campion, Field Speedwell, Snowdrops, Dog Violets, Sweet Violets, Daisies, Toadflax, Alexanders, New Hawthorn, Blackthorn, Elder and Sycamore leaves, Green Alkanet

Insects and Other - Bumblebees, Hover Flies, Peacock Butterflies, Blue Bottle flies

Red Campion


Sweet Violet





Ronda - Hills and Surrounding Farm Land, Andalucia, Spain

23.04.2013 to 30.04.2013 - 14 to 18 degrees, Mostly Dry and Sunny

Birds - Griffon Vultures, Honey Buzzards, Serins, Crag Martins, Bee-eaters, Woodchat Shrikes, Dartford Warblers, Green Woodpecker, Cuckoo, Turtle Doves, Choughs, Ravens, Swifts, Pallid Swifts, Alpine Swifts, Stonechats

Butterflies - Clouded Yellows, Small Coppers, Common Blues, Painted Lady's, Small Whites

Female Stonechat

Male Stonechat

Common Blue

Small Copper

Painted Lady

Painted Lady

Clouded Yellow

Friendly Hotel Garden Lizard



White Dead-nettle

Dartford Warbler

Skipper Species

King of the Hotel Garden