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14th of November 2014 – Species Spotlight Masked Plover

A short blog this week as I have had the week off   Whilst I have been away we have seen the arrival of this weeks spotlight subject   Masked Plover Vanellus miles Also known as the Masked Lapwing and Spur Winged Plover, they are native to Australia & New...

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22nd of August 2014 – Species Spotlight Temminck’s Tragopan

This week it is a member of the pheasant family to take the spotlight   Temminck's Tragopan Tragopan temminckii   There are 5 members of the Tragopan and the Temminck's is probbly the most commonly seen in Aviculture. ¬†They are found in the forests of South East Asia, ranging from...

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6th of June 2014 – Species Spotlight Blue Winged Minla

This weeks spotlight falls on one of our smallest inhabitants   Blue Winged Minla Minla cyanouroptera   Also known as the Blue Winged Siva, they are native to the Indian sub continent and South East Asia where they inhabit areas of tropical forest. ¬†They are part of the babbler family,...

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14th of February 2014 – Species Spotlight Black Breasted Thrush

Happy valentines day all This weeks species spotlight gives me the chance to swat up on the species as they are new to Birdland this week   Black Breasted Thrush Turdus dissimilis The Black Breasted Thrush looks very similar to our own Blackbird and indeed are of the same family...

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