GRC Blog

Welcome to the GRC Recorders pages. This blog provides details on all the relevant news of Glamorgan’s scarcer birds, plus all BBRC & WRP decisions that affect us locally. It will also be used to document the status and occurrence of these scarcer species and we welcome contributions from anyone with photographs, artwork or documentation of rarities past, present and future. The GRC also welcomes all seawatching news from around Glamorgan and news of passage migrants in spring & autumn, uncommon birds in our area and unusual behaviour.

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Wednesday, 18 April 2012

Black Stork & Isabelline Wheatear New VC41

BBRC have now accepted the Maesteg Black Stork (J. Slocombe & P. Tabor) & the Gower Isabelline Wheatear (R.H.A. Taylor). This now brings the total seen in VC41 & Greater Glamorgan to 338 species.
West Glamorgan = 308
Eastern Glamorgan = 309
Well done to Jeff, Paul and Rob from all at the GRC on their records.
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Keira said...
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Mark Hipkin said...

The above deleted comment was a fairly basic spamming link to a Youtube site which presumably generates cash per view?

Anyway well done to Jeff and Paul with their terrific local patch rarity and also to Rob with a truly stunning find.

Paul Tabor said...

Thanks Mark, hope more rare birds like that turn up in the llynfi valley.