Folkestone & Hythe Birds

and other natural history

What's new?

Please click here for latest sightings, which are updated almost daily. The area bird year list, moth year list and butterfly year list are also updated when required.

Other updates of note recently have included:


December


The 2017 reviews for birds and non-avian sightings were updated and October records archived.


November


The 2017 reviews for birds and non-avian sightings were updated and September records archived.


October


The 2017 reviews for birds and non-avian sightings were updated and September records archived.


September


The 2017 reviews for birds and non-avian sightings were updated and August records archived.


August


The 2017 reviews for birds and non-avian sightings were updated and July records archived.


July


The review of 2017 was updated and June records archived. A review of non-avian records for the year up until the end of June was added and can be accessed from the foot of the main page.


June


The review of 2017 was updated and May records archived.


May


The review of 2017 was updated and April records archived. The Tetrad Guides TR13 T and TR13 X were added to the Where to watch section.


April


The review of 2017 was updated and March records archived. 


March


The format of the list of the butterflies recorded in the Folkestone & Hythe area was revised to match the format of the moth list (lists/butterfly list). The review of 2017 was updated and February records archived.


February


The review of 2017 was started and January records archived. A provisional list of the moths recorded in the Folkestone & Hythe area has been added (lists/moth list). I'm very grateful to Paul Howe for his support in generating this list.


January


The review of 2016 was completed and December records archived. The annual bird report and non-avian report for 2016 were added. The 2016 bird year list, moth year list and butterfly year list were started. The website underwent some general reformatting and restructuring.


2016


December


The Tetrad Guide TR13 S was added to the Where to watch section and the review of 2016 was updated.


November


A species account was added for the Forster's Tern. Some video footage of the Forster's Tern and the Whooper Swan were added to the 'Sound & video recordings' section. The review of 2016 was updated.


October


The review of 2016 was updated.


September


The review of 2016 was updated.


August


The review of 2016 was updated.


July


The Tetrad Guides TR13 N and TR13R were added to the Where to watch section and the review of 2016 was updated.


June


The review of 2016 was updated.


May


The review of 2016 was updated. The tetrad guide TR13 M was added to the Where to watch section .


April


The review of 2016 was updated.  


March


The review of 2015 non-avian records was added and the review of 2016 was updated.


February


The review of 2016 was started and December records archived.


January


The review of 2015 was completed and December records archived. The bird report for 2015 was added. The 2016 bird year list, moth year list and butterfly year list began. The Tetrad Guide TR13 L was added to the Where to watch section.