Dinner & film Night: 19th of March 2015

Salmon Lake White BackgroundOn Thursday, the 19th of March at 6.30pm in the Salmon Centre in Laxey a special event is taking place, combining a quality meal with a screening of Chris Sharpe’s superb ‘The Isle of Man – A Natural World’ film.

The film looks across a wide range of species on the island across all four seasons; from Wallabies to Hen Harriers everything is covered! It represents years of hard work researching, filming in the field to create an informative and entertaining documentary, showing off how spectacular the Isle of Man’s wildlife is to the world.

Main
– Fish & Chips with Mushy Peas
– Steak & Ale Pie served with Mashed Potato & Seasonal Vegetables
– Mushroom & Pesto Linguini, shaved Pecorino served with Garlic Bread

Dessert
– Rhubarb Crumble
– Chocolate Fudge Cake
– Eton Mess
Tea & Coffee

All for £22pp

To Book: Call 861130 or enquiries@manxbirdlife.im 

Payment: Cheque payable to Manx Birdlife and sent to MBL office

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MANX BIRD REPORT FOR THE WEEK ENDING 22nd FEBRUARY 2015

Here are details of the sightings during week ending 22nd February. See here for the full list of species that have been reported this year.

During March 2015 we will be transitioning to a new way of reporting sightings. We will tell you all about it once the new sightings website is set up. Until then, please continue to send in your observations and photographs using the usual form.

 

Species Number Location / Details Date Observer
Brent goose 54 Sandwich 21-Feb Jerry Jones
Chough 46 Sandwich 21-Feb Jerry Jones
Curlew 1 Close e Kelly Field 20-Feb Fred Hodgson
Curlew c.70 Sandwich 21-Feb Jerry Jones
Dunlin 23 Derbyhaven 21-Feb Jerry Jones
Eider 9 College Green, Casltetown 18-Feb Virginia Perrin & Richard Selman
Firecrest 1 Fistard 15-Feb Peter Christian
Gannet 1 Port Erin 20-Feb Richard Norris
Glaucous Gull 1 Peel 21-Feb Pete Hadfield
Grey Heron 2 Close Sartfield 20-Feb Fred Hodgson
Hen Harrier 1 Ballaghennie Farm 17-Feb Fred Hodgson
Hen Harrier 1 The Braaid 19-Feb Amber Cordwell
Kittiwake 1 Port Erin 20-Feb Richard Norris
Mistle Thrush 5 St Judes 20-Feb Fred Hodgson
Raven 1 Close Sartfield 20-Feb Fred Hodgson
Redwing 30+ BallaVolley 20-Feb Fred Hodgson
Ringed Plover 12 Derbyhaven 21-Feb Jerry Jones
Shelduck 27 Sandwich 21-Feb Jerry Jones
Whooper Swan 18 Ballacaine Cottages 20-Feb Fred Hodgson
Whooper Swan 20 Close e Kelly Field 20-Feb Fred Hodgson
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MANX BIRD REPORT FOR THE WEEK ENDING 15TH FEBRUARY 2015

Here are details of the sightings during week ending 15th February. See here for the full list of species that have been reported this year.  They can also be seen by clicking on ‘REPORTS’ at the top of the screen, go down to ‘February’, then clicking on ‘15th’.

9 species were reported for the first time this year during this week, bringing the total number of species reported in 2015 by the end of this week to 105. If Kumlien’s Gull is treated as a separate species then the total would be even higher. Click here for the full list of species that have been reported this year.

During March 2015 we will be transitioning to a new way of reporting sightings. We will tell you all about it once the new sightings website is set up. Until then, please continue to send in your observations and photographs using the usual form.

Species Number Location / Details Date Observer
Mute Swan 20 Ramsey Harbour 11-Feb Ted Abraham
Mute Swan 25 Ramsey Harbour 14-Feb Graham Smith
Whooper Swan 29 Ballaugh 10-Feb Nick Pinder
Whooper Swan 32 Ballacrye Road 13-Feb Ted Abraham
Whooper Swan 4 Ballacain Meadows 13-Feb Ted Abraham
Whooper Swan 47 Field beside Windmill Lane, nr Ballaugh Cronk 14-Feb Richard Norris
Whooper Swan 4 Ballacaine 358971 14-Feb Fred Hodgson
Whooper Swan 4 Opposite Ballacain Farm 14-Feb Graham Smith
Whooper Swan 40 Ballacrye/Windmill Junction 14-Feb Fred Hodgson
Whooper Swan 7 Rue Point 15-Feb Ted Abraham
Black Swan 1 Ramsey Harbour 11-Feb Ted Abraham
Black Swan 2 Field beside Windmill Lane, nr Ballaugh Cronk 14-Feb Richard Norris
Black Swan 1 Ramsey Harbour 14-Feb Graham Smith
Black Swan 2 Ballacaine 358971 14-Feb Fred Hodgson
Black Swan 2 Opposite Ballacain Farm 14-Feb Graham Smith
Greylag Goose 40  Jurby Road (immediate east of Lough Mollow) 13-Feb Ted Abraham
Greylag Goose 7 Opposite Ballacain Farm 14-Feb Graham Smith
Greylag Goose 60 Point of Ayre Northern Gravel Pits (no public access) 14-Feb Ted Abraham
Canada Goose 30  Jurby Road (immediate east of Lough Mollow) 13-Feb Ted Abraham
Canada Goose 5 Ramsey Harbour 14-Feb Graham Smith
Canada Goose 11 Opposite Ballacain Farm 14-Feb Graham Smith
Brent Goose 12 Derbyhaven Bay 15-Feb Graeme Healy
Brent Goose 33 Derbyhaven Bay 15-Feb Graham Smith
Shelduck 8 Point of Ayre Northern Gravel Pits (no public access) 09-Feb Ted Abraham
Shelduck 7 Gravel Pits 10-Feb Fred Hodgson
Shelduck 2 Port St Mary 11-Feb John Barker
Shelduck 4 Point of Ayre Northern Gravel Pits (no public access) 14-Feb Ted Abraham
Shelduck 12 Langness 15-Feb Graham Smith
Shelduck 2 Derbyhaven Bay 15-Feb Graham Smith
Wigeon 645 Point of Ayre Northern Gravel Pits (no public access) 09-Feb Ted Abraham
Wigeon 35+ Gravel Pits 10-Feb Fred Hodgson
Wigeon 30+ Port St Mary 11-Feb John Barker
Wigeon 100+ Glascoe Dub 14-Feb Richard Norris
Wigeon 240 Point of Ayre Northern Gravel Pits (no public access) 14-Feb Ted Abraham
Gadwall 1 Point of Ayre Northern Gravel Pits (no public access) 09-Feb Ted Abraham
Gadwall 3 Point of Ayre Northern Gravel Pits (no public access) 14-Feb Ted Abraham
Shoveler 11 Point of Ayre Northern Gravel Pits (no public access) 09-Feb Ted Abraham
Shoveler 7 Point of Ayre Northern Gravel Pits (no public access) 14-Feb Ted Abraham
Pochard 110 Point of Ayre Northern Gravel Pits (no public access) 09-Feb Ted Abraham
Pochard 25+ Gravel Pits 10-Feb Fred Hodgson
Pochard 99 Point of Ayre Northern Gravel Pits (no public access) 14-Feb Ted Abraham
Tufted Duck 121 Point of Ayre Northern Gravel Pits (no public access) 09-Feb Ted Abraham
Tufted Duck 34 Gravel Pits 10-Feb Fred Hodgson
Tufted Duck 105 Point of Ayre Northern Gravel Pits (no public access) 14-Feb Ted Abraham
Eider 2 Douglas shore opposite tram station 10-Feb Jerry Jones
Eider Up to 4 Port St Mary 11-Feb John Barker
Goldeneye 4 Point of Ayre Northern Gravel Pits (no public access) 09-Feb Ted Abraham
Goldeneye 18 Point of Ayre Northern Gravel Pits (no public access) 14-Feb Ted Abraham
Hen Harrier 1 The Lhen 09-Feb John Barker
Hen Harrier 1 Andreas 11-Feb Nick Pinder
Sparrowhawk 1 Ballaugh Curraghs 10-Feb John Barker
Sparrowhawk 1 Ramsey Road, Laxey 14-Feb Graeme Healy
Sparrowhawk 1 Birch Hill, Onchan 15-Feb Graham Smith
Kestrel 1 Andreas/Lezayre 11-Feb Nick Pinder
Kestrel 1 Langness 15-Feb Graham Smith
Peregrine 1 Sandygate 14-Feb Fred Hodgson
Red-throated Diver 1 Blue Point 14-Feb Nick Pinder
Red-throated Diver 1 Blue Point 15-Feb Nick Pinder
Little Grebe 1 Sandwick 15-Feb Graeme Healy
Gannet 1 Point of Ayre 14-Feb Richard Norris
Cormorant 1 Ramsey Harbour 14-Feb Graham Smith
Little Egret 1 Langness 15-Feb Graham Smith
Grey Heron 1 Langness 15-Feb Graham Smith
Coot 40 Point of Ayre Northern Gravel Pits (no public access) 09-Feb Ted Abraham
Coot Very many Gravel Pits 10-Feb Fred Hodgson
Oystercatcher 60+ Cronk y Bing 14-Feb Richard Norris
Oystercatcher 90 Mooragh Lake, Ramsey 14-Feb Graham Smith
Oystercatcher 30+ Derbyhaven Bay 15-Feb Graham Smith
Ringed Plover 21 Rue Point 15-Feb Ted Abraham
Grey Plover 3 Rue/Blue Point 10-Feb Nick Pinder
Grey Plover 2 Rue/Blue Point 11-Feb Nick Pinder
Grey Plover 3 Rue Point 12-Feb Nick Pinder
Sanderling 38 Rue Point 10-Feb Ted Abraham
Sanderling 8 To East of Rue Point 14-Feb Richard Norris
Sanderling 35 Rue Point 15-Feb Ted Abraham
Purple Sandpiper 1 Peel 15-Feb Wendy Gawne and Pete Hadfield
Curlew 11 Wrights Tip North 10-Feb Fred Hodgson
Curlew ca 120 Rue Point 10-Feb Nick Pinder
Curlew 350 Rue Point 10-Feb Ted Abraham
Curlew 19 Rue/Blue Point 11-Feb Nick Pinder
Curlew ca 50 Ballagarraghyn, Jurby 15-Feb Nick Pinder
Redshank 1 Douglas shore opposite tram station 10-Feb Jerry Jones
Redshank 7 Ramsey Harbour 14-Feb Graham Smith
Redshank 2 Derbyhaven Bay 15-Feb Graham Smith
Turnstone c10 Point of Ayre 09-Feb John Barker
Turnstone 18 Douglas shore opposite tram station 10-Feb Jerry Jones
Turnstone 9 Ramsey Harbour 11-Feb Ted Abraham
Turnstone 4 Derbyhaven Bay 15-Feb Graham Smith
Turnstone 3 Rue Point 15-Feb Ted Abraham
Common Gull 17 Cronk y Bing 14-Feb Richard Norris
Herring Gull 15 Wrights Tip North 10-Feb Fred Hodgson
1 Peel 10-Feb Neil G Morris
Kumlien’s Gull 1 Peel 13-Feb Neil G Morris
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Glaucous Gull 1 Peel Lifeboat slip 12-Feb Dave Corkish
Glaucous Gull 1 Peel 13-Feb Neil G Morris
Glaucous Gull 1 Peel 15-Feb Wendy Gawne and Pete Hadfield
Barn Owl 1 Jurby East 14-Feb Nick Pinder
Skylark 1 Rue Point 12-Feb Nick Pinder
Meadow Pipit 1 Ballanette 14-Feb John Barker
Rock Pipit 9 Douglas shore opposite tram station 10-Feb Jerry Jones
Pied Wagtail 1 Niarbyl 14-Feb Michael Howland
Wren 1 Entrance to the Bowl, Pulrose Bridge 13-Feb Graeme Healy
Dunnock 7 Sandwick, Langness 14-Feb Jerry Jones
Robin 1 Entrance to the Bowl, Pulrose Bridge 13-Feb Graeme Healy
Stonechat 7 Wrights Tip North 10-Feb Fred Hodgson
Stonechat 2 Rue Point 11-Feb Nick Pinder
Stonechat 2 Rue Point 12-Feb Nick Pinder
Stonechat 2 Rue Point 12-Feb Nick Pinder
Stonechat 1 Ballanette 13-Feb John Barker
Stonechat 2 Sandwick 15-Feb Graeme Healy
Chiffchaff 1 Sandwick, Langness 14-Feb Jerry Jones
Firecrest 1 Fistard Glen 14-Feb Neil G Morris
Firecrest 1 Fistard, Port St Mary 15-Feb Peter Christian
Firecrest 1 Fistard Wood 15-Feb Wendy Gawne and Pete Hadfield
Long-tailed Tit 15 Entrance to the Bowl, Pulrose Bridge 13-Feb Graeme Healy
Treecreeper 4 Entrance to the Bowl, Pulrose Bridge 13-Feb Graeme Healy
Magpie 4 Entrance to the Bowl, Pulrose Bridge 13-Feb Graeme Healy
Magpie 1 Junction Polly Road/coast road, Jurby 15-Feb Nick Pinder
Chough 12 Point of Ayre Northern Gravel Pits (no public access) 09-Feb Ted Abraham
Chough 9 Wrights Tip North 10-Feb Fred Hodgson
Chough 1 Langness 15-Feb Graham Smith
Raven 1 Ballanette 14-Feb John Barker
Starling 500+ Ramsey Road, Laxey 14-Feb Graeme Healy
Chaffinch 1 Entrance to the Bowl, Pulrose Bridge 13-Feb Graeme Healy
Chaffinch 1 Rheast Lane, Peel 14-Feb Jean McAleer
Twite 18 Sandwick 15-Feb Graeme Healy
Crossbill 1 Brandywell 14-Feb Wendy Gawne and Pete Hadfield
Reed Bunting 2 Sandwick, Langness 14-Feb Jerry Jones
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