Rare Birds of Hampshire


Special Pre-Publication Offer until 28 Feb

Rare Birds of Hampshire, written by former Hampshire County Recorder, John M Clark, is a fascinating review of the occurrences of over 200 rare and scarce species in the county from the 1700s to the present day.

The book, approximately 500 pages, includes:
A Brief History of Rare Bird Recording in Hampshire.
A detailed systematic list including many previously unpublished accounts of the discovery of rarities and an analysis of the occurrences of all but the rarest species.
An unrivalled collection of photos of Hampshire rarities.
A unique series of paintings and sketches by … Read more

February 2022

Monday 28th

Water Pipit, London Wetland Centre (J Klavins).
Water Pipit, London Wetland Centre (J Klavins).

London Wetland Centre: Redshank, 2 Water Pipits and 3 Shelduck (J Klavins).

Reigate: female Ring-necked Duck on Priory Pond (D Harris).

Reigate Heath: 80+ Bramblings to north in crops along Clifton’s Lane (S Brownhill).

Tice’s Meadow: Ringed Plover in flight over Workings (J Hunt).

Sunday 27th

Beddington Farmlands: 1st-winter Caspian Gull, 5 Jack Snipe, Water Pipit, 6 Shelduck and 3 Green Sandpipers (N Gardner).

Crooksbury Common: 5 Crossbills (M Fincham).

Effingham Forest: Brambling at Dick Focks Common (A Bayly/J Sigrist).

Henley Park Ranges: … Read more