Earlier Updates to Honey-buzzard in Britain by Nick Rossiter

29th October 2000: Article released "The Honey Buzzard Movement in Britain in Autumn 2000".

4th November 2000: Added some comments on Eurobirdnet.

14th November 2000: Added Ringing Data for Raptors.

15th November 2000: Added Southward Movement in Britain.

22nd November 2000: Added Movements in Denmark

23rd November 2000: Added Differences in Detectability of Red Kites and Honey Buzzards

25th November 2000: Added Unprecedented Influx in 200 Years

26th November 2000: Added British Population is Still Relatively Small

2nd December 2000: Added Evidence for Continental Origin from UKBN Debate

2nd December 2000: Added Replies to Comments on UKBN

6th December 2000: Added Opinion of Nils Kjellén, Co-ordinator of Falsterbo Raptor Count

20th December 2000: Added more information on Swedish Breeding Populations

12th January 2001: Added records from Norway and Iceland

12th January 2001: Added Reports from northern Germany including Rebuttal of German Origin for the movement from a German Source

21st January 2001: Incorporated relevant information from paper in Bird Study by Nils Kjellén and Gunnar Roos on long-term study of raptor migration at Falsterbo

7th February 2001: Added post-nuptial counts in Swiss-French border area

13th March 2001: Added Reports from North Sea Oil Rigs

10th April 2001: Added Analysis of Scarce Migrants Report for 1998

14th April 2001: Added (to Norway/Iceland section) control of Scottish-ringed Red Kite in Iceland

16th April 2001: Added comments on preliminary results for survey of breeding Honey Buzzards

19th May 2001: Added comments on Analysis of Movement in Lincolnshire

19th June 2001: Added comment on ages of returning birds

6th July 2001: Added further information on Swedish breeding populations from Martin Tjernberg

14th July 2001: Added information on studies in Malta of raptor movements

24th July 2001: Added report on Griffon Vulture behaviour when faced with the North Sea

2nd September 2001: Added Review of Birdwatch Article and migration figures in 2001 to date

4th November 2001: reorganised home page, classifying new pages added since October 2000.

9th January 2002: Added comments on 2001 season (Subsequent Trends) and brief summary of report on 1999 season from Rare Breeding Birds Panel (Britain/North Sea).

12th January 2002: Added comments on recent sharp upward revision in the estimated British Hobby population and suggested that the Honey Buzzard position is similar (Britain/North Sea).

19th January 2002: Added comments on cogeners (hirundines) of the Honey Buzzards in their 2000 movement (Britain/North Sea)

24th January 2002: Added comments on the Devon Bird Report on the Honey Buzzard movement (Britain/North Sea: Birdwatch 2001 article)

8th February 2002: Added comments on paper by Meyer, Spaar and Bruderer on strategy of raptors crossing the Mediterranean Sea (Migration Strategy)

24th February 2002: Added comments on paper by Corso on raptors crossing the Strait of Messina (Migration Strategy)

2nd April 2002: Added notes and comments on Honey Buzzards tracked by satellite from Inverness (Migration Strategy)

4th April 2002: Added comments on 2001 passage at Falsterbo (Subsequent Trends).

1st May 2002: Opened table for Honey Buzzard sightings in Britain in 2002 (Subsequent Trends).

29th June 2002: Added totals of Honey Buzzards ringed in Britain (Ringing Data for Raptors).

3rd July 2002: Added notes on colonisation of Wales by Honey Buzzards (Britain/North Sea).

14th August 2002: Added notes on Finnish migration patterns (Scandinavia).

24th September 2002: Added tables on Honey Buzzard and Hobby populations in Northumberland (Britain/North Sea}.

5th October 2002: Added comparison for birds of prey of ringing recoveries from Scandinavia against North Sea Oil Records (Migration Strategy).

7th October 2002: Added information on breeding Honey Buzzards in Cumbria (Britain/North Sea).

3rd November 2002: Added analysis and comments on passage of juvenile Honey Buzzard from Inverness in 2002 (Migration Strategy).

7th December 2002: Added totals for 2002 reports of Honey Buzzards in Britain (Subsequent Trends).

6th January 2003: Added notes on raptor migration in Europe, Asia and Africa using satellite telemetry (Migration Strategy).

11th January 2003: Added notes on scarce migrants in Britain in 1999 (Britain/North Sea).

12th January 2003: Added Falsterbo data for 2002 including comparison of timing of Honey Buzzard and Common Buzzard movements (Subsequent Trends/2002).

2nd February 2003: Added notes and comments on the Sussex report of the influx (Britain/North Sea).

2nd February 2003: Added notes and comments on the national 'Scarce Migrants in Britain' report of the 2000 influx (Britain/North Sea).

10th February 2003: Opened historical section with paper analysing old records in Northumberland.

27th April 2003: Added notes on adult male migration tracked by satellite from Inverness (Migration Strategy)

27th April 2003: Opened table for Honey Buzzard sightings in Britain in 2003 (Subsequent Trends)

6th May 2003: Added breeding densities in Britain in 2001 (Subsequent Trends/2001)

4th June 2003: Added records for Scotland (Britain) and updated 2000 survey results (Britain)

23rd June 2003: Added and compared calls for Honey Buzzard and Common Buzzard (Identification)

8th September 2003: Added photographs for Honey Buzzard from Germany, England (Northumberland), Scotland and Finland (Identification)

5th October 2003: Added photographs for Honey Buzzard from Belgium and annotated photographs (Identification)

11h October 2003: Added photographs for Honey Buzzard from Northumberland and some comparisons with plates from Forsman (Identification)

9th November 2003: Added analysis of wing/.tail ratios for Honey Buzzards and Common Buzzards (Identification)

11h November 2003: Added weather forecast charts from 18th September - 1st October 2000 (Original paper/Weather)

15th November 2003: Over past month, added some 'original' photographs to clarify processing applied; reviewed original selection and replaced two from Finland; updated annotations of photographs; added further calls from Northumberland for Honey Buzzard (including alarm) and Common Buzzard (Identification)

24th November 2003: Added analysis of primary moult for Honey Buzzards and Common Buzzards (Identification)

29th November 2003: Added paper Return of the Honey Buzzard (Britain/North Sea)

13th December 2003: Added discussion of use of plumage for identifying Honey Buzzards (Identification); totals noted for 2003 in Britain (Subsequent trends/2003).

21st December 2003: Added photographs and comments on Honey Buzzards in Northumberland in 1999; added discussion on use of jizz for identifying Honey Buzzards (Identification).

10th January 2004: Updated ringing information with details of earlier unreported recoveries (Ringing Data for Raptors) and activities from 2001-2002 (Subsequent Trends/2002).

1st February 2004: Replied to letter by Combridge,Christie and Ferguson-Lees on Honey Buzzards in British Birds in May 2003 (Britain).

30th April 2004: Opened section on 2004 sightings in Britain (Subsequent trends); added further photographs and juvenile sound recordings for 2003 (Identification).

12th June 2004: Started adding 2004 photographs (Identification); updated Scottish Honey Buzzard records after trip to Galloway (Britain/Honey Buzzards in Scotland).

28th June 2004. Added photographs for comparison purposes of Common Buzzard and Steppe Buzzard (Identification).

6th July 2004. Added another set of alarm calls (Identification); raised problems in identification with variation in body weight and in size of crop in digestive system (Identification and Identification/Jizz).

10th July 2004. Added wailing calls (Identification).

23rd August 2004. Added owl-like calls (Identification).

18th September 2004. Added ticking calls (Identification).

29th September 2004. Added video clip of juvenile Honey Buzzard (Identification).

7th November 2004. Updated section dealing with relative weights of Honey Buzzard and Common Buzzard: Honey Buzzards can be heavier in breeding season (Identification/Jizz).

8th December 2004: Summary concluded on 2004 sightings in Britain (Subsequent trends).

5th January 2005: Added comments on video clip of Honey Buzzard (Identification).

8th January 2005: Added comparison of wailing calls with Peacock calls (Identification).

15th January 2005: Sections added on bare parts colouration and on phenology in Holland (Identification).

15th January 2005: Following review, identification of Honey Buzzards at Staufen, Baden Baden, is considered safe. However, pictures 1-8 from Staufen are now thought to be of juvenile Honey Buzzards, rather than adult Honey Buzzards. (Identification).

21st March 2005: Added second video, this one of a Honey Buzzard post-breeding concentration in Northumberland (Identification).

9th May 2005: Opened table for 2005 on numbers of Honey Buzzards reported by month (Subsequent Trends)

16th June 2005: Added counts and photographs of prey items found on ground in nest sites in 2004 (Home page)

17th June 2005: Noted in analysis of May 2004 and May 2005 migration totals (Subsequent Trends/2005) that numbers reported are 4 per day on leisure days and only one per day on working days. Suggests reported totals are much lower than those actually passing.

27th June 2005: Added third video 2005-1 showing adult Honey Buzzard over nest site in Hexhamshire (Identification).

15th July 2005: Reorganised identification pages so that the contents for calls, videos and stills are held on separate indexed pages (Identification).

4th August 2005: Added anger calls (2005) of Honey Buzzard (Identification/Calls)

13th September 2005: Added further flight (2003) and ticking (2005) calls of Honey Buzzard (Identification/Calls)

11th October 2005: Added further wailing calls (2005) for Honey Buzzard (Identification/Calls)

12th October 2005: Added video for Allen early June 2005 (video 2005-2) together with analysis of associated calls and comparison with Common Buzzard (Identification/Videos)

21st October 2005: Added comparison of Witherby's calls for Honey Buzzard with those from the present study (Identification/Calls)

12th November 2005: Added video for Hexhamshire, May 2005 (video 2005-0) with additional call – single short pipe (Identification/Videos)

13th November 2005: Added analysis of 8 types of call identified, in terms of pitch, harmonics, elements,duration and volume (Identification/Calls)

22nd November 2005: Added videos for Hexhamshire, May 2005 (video 2005-0a) and South Tyne, September 2005 (video 2005-20) (Identification/Videos)

30th November 2005: Added further soft pipe call for Allen, July 2005 (Identification/Calls)

11th December 2005: Added video for South Tyne, June 2005 (video 2005-10) (Identification/Videos)

23rd December 2005: Added video for Hexhamshire, June 2005 (video 2005-1a) (Identification/Videos)

15th January 2006: Added video for Hexhamshire, July 2005 (video 2005-15) (Identification/Videos)

12th March 2006: Added a summary of calls to home page (this one); a comparison made with Simon Elliott's analysis of calls (Identification/Calls), a separate list of references (home page, this one) and a video for Hexhamshire, July 2005 (video 2005-14, Identification/Videos).

6th April 2006: Added more stills for 2003 of juveniles in late August and early September (Identification/Stills)

11th April 2006: Added medley of Honey Buzzard calls from Northumberland 2004-5 (Identification/Calls; Home (this) Page)

14th April 2006: Added calls of Jay mimicking Common Buzzard from Corsica 2003 (Identification/Calls)

9th May 2006: Opened file recording number of UK sightings for 2006 (Subsequent Trends/2006)

13th May 2006: Added video of juvenile for South Tyne, September 2005 (video 2005-24)(Identification/videos).

23rd May 2006: Added video of displaying pair for Allen, May 2006 (video 2006-100)(Identification/videos).

23rd June 2006: Added video of female at relatively close range for Allen, June 2006 (video 2006-112)(Identification/videos).

30th June 2006: Added reference to British Birds article by Panuccio et al on feeding of Honey Buzzard, showing variation in crop size and appearance (Identification/Jizz).

2nd August 2006: Added notes on French identification criteria for Honey Buzzard, showing neck thickness is unreliable (Identification/Jizz).

1st October 2006: Updated figures for migration counts in 2006 showing remarkable numbers recorded in Britain in September 2006 (Subsequent Trends/2006).

14th October 2006: Added photographs of Honey Buzzard habitat in Northumberland (Northumberland Population of Honey Buzzard/Habitat).

28th October 2006: Refuted idea in Birdwatch that Scandinavian migrants were involved in September 2006 movement (Subsequent Trends/2006).

4th November 2006: Added video 2006-125 of anger-calling adult in Hexhamshire, July 2006 (Identification/videos). Added calls of same bird plus analysis (Identification/calls). Completed addition of video 2006-116 from South Tyne in June 2006 (Identification/videos).

14th January 2007: Added breeding data for Northumberland for 2006. Completed figures for migration counts in Britain for 2006.

20th January 2007: Added for Northumberland description of Honey Buzzard survey techniques, Hobby reports for the year 2003 and a field trip report from September 2002.

3rd February 2007: Added videos taken of Honey Buzzards in Scotland in 2006 (Identification/videos); updated summary of Scottish observations (Populations elsewhere/Scotland).

14th February 2007: Completed addition of video for South Tyne 11 June 2006 (2006-116) and of calls for South Tyne 11 June 2006 and Allen 14 May 2006 (2006-100).

18th March 2007: Added paper “Mammal and Red Kite bounties in Corbridge in the 17th and 18th centuries” formerly published in Vasculum (Historical).

19th April 2007: Added videos taken of Honey Buzzards in Devon in 2006 (Identification/videos); added summary of Devon observations (Populations elsewhere/Devon); added historical extracts on Honey Buzzard populations in Northumberland (Historical); updated jizz with observations on follow-me display in 2006 (Identification/jizz).

28th April 2007: Added notice board highlighting significant events in Honey Buzzard season in Northumberland as it unfolds.

30th April 2007: Started 2007 compilation of monthly national Honey Buzzard records with that for April.

21st August 2007: Added video from Hexhamshire in May 2006, showing active low-level flight (2006-103); added recordings, description and spectrogram of chicken-like calls given by newly fledged juveniles (Identification/calls).

11th October 2007: Added provisional results for Honey Buzzard breeding season in Northumberland in 2007 (Northumberland Population).

24th October 2007: Added video from Devon in August 2007 (2007-260), including conflict with Common Buzzard.

29th October 2007: Updated Scottish and Devon Honey Buzzard pages with results from 2007 visits (Populations Elsewhere).

24th November 2007: Added information on wing formula (primary feather lengths) derived from recent book by Cieślak & Dul (Identification); reviewed stills against new criteria (Stills). Created new page on Raptors in Africa to which moved relevant material from Stills and added stills for Honey Buzzard and Brown Snake Eagle from recent trip to South Africa and report from visit to Kenya in 2005.

28th November 2007: Updated jizz and identification pages to reflect recent information on feather lengths.

15th December 2007: Completed compilation of monthly totals for Honey Buzzards reported in UK in 2007 (Subsequent Trends). Updated links and information for Dalsland Honey Buzzard study group in Sweden (Scandinavia). Updated African Raptor pages with video of Honey Buzzard, habitat in Ulusaba where they are found, stills of Steppe Buzzard and Wahlberg's Eagle and some shots of big cats.

26th December 2007: Completed compilation of stills for raptors (nine species) from South Africa; added comments on Scottish Honey Buzzard population from SOC Conference; updated Devon pages with incidence of adult females presumably showing juvenile plumage features.

27th December 2007: Added video from Kielder Forest, Northumberland, in June 2007 (Video 2007-210).

5th January 2008: Updated video from Kielder Forest with analysis of long calls and a comparison clip of Common Buzzard (Video 2007-210/Calls).

15th January 2008: Added video from Hexhamshire in July 2007 showing Honey Buzzard in display of anger during a nest visit (Video 2007-240). To African Raptor pages added, from visit to South Africa in November 2007, video of Black Kite and list of raptors seen.

7th February 2008: Added video from Tyne Valley in August 2007 showing juvenile Honey Buzzard soaring (Video 2007-275). To African Raptor pages added, from visit to South Africa in November 2007, video of Steppe Buzzard and African White-backed Vulture.

11th February 2008: Added main findings for Honey Buzzard in The Birds of Scotland and a comparison with those in Northumberland (Populations Elsewhere/Scotland).

27th February 2008: Added findings and comments on breeding Honey Buzzard in Nottinghamshire from monograph by Anthony Irons (Populations Elsewhere/Notts).

4th March 2008: Added video from Hexhamshire in August 2007 showing juvenile Honey Buzzard being coaxed into the air by a pair of adults (Video 2007-268).

19th March 2008: Added videos from South Africa of Wahlberg's Eagle including interaction with Black and African Crowned Eagles (African Raptors).

23rd March 2008: Added video from South Tyne in June 2007 showing a pair of adult Honey Buzzard in territory (Video 2007-215).

3rd April 2008: Added video from Allen in June 2007 showing a female Honey Buzzard soaring and diving (Video 2007-220).

5th April 2008: Updated usefulness of plumage for identification of Honey Buzzard with comments on head colouring and upperwing patterns (Identification/plumage).

13th April 2008: Added video from Tyne Valley in April 2007 showing behaviour of male Honey Buzzard on presumed arrival (Video 2007-200).

30th April 2008: Added video from Tyne Valley in April 2008 showing a female Honey Buzzard, a presumed migrant (Video 2008-300).

5th May 2008: Added three videos, from Tyne Valley on 3rd May (2008-302), Allen on 4th May (2008-304) and upper South Tyne today (2008-305).

7th May 2008: Updated bare parts page with information and discussion on tarsus lengths in Honey Buzzard and other raptors (Identification).

10th May 2008: Added video from Hexhamshire on 9th May (2008-306) showing 3 birds (a pair and spare female) in territory.

12th May 2008: Added video from upper South Tyne on 11th May (2008-307) showing a pair in display.

13th May 2008: Added video from Hexhamshire taken today (2008-309) showing a male in territory.

20th May 2008: Added video from Tyne Valley on 18th May (2008-310) showing a female in territory.

31st May 2008: Added videos from Derwent on 20th May (2008-313) showing a pair in territory and from Hexhamshire on 21st May (3008-314) showing a male and 2 females in territory.

14th June 2008: Added video from Doune, Stirlingshire, Scotland on 26th May (2008-320) showing close-ups of a female hunting over a silage field.

20th June 2008: Added trip report from visit to Crete 1/6-8/6/2008 (Crete raptor pages, below).

2nd July 2008: Added video from lower South Tyne on 21st June (2008-330) showing a male in energetic flapping mode.

7th July 2008: Added video from Allen on 31st May (2008-325) showing male interaction with Red Kite and female interaction with Red Kite and Hobby; opened page recording Honey Buzzard totals in national sightings (Subsequent/2008).

13th July 2008: Added video of Eleonora's Falcon to report from visit to Crete (Crete raptor pages, below); updated Honey Buzzard in Scotland pages with results from visit to Callander in May 2008 (Populations Elsewhere/Scotland).

19th July 2008: Added video from Windermere, Cumbria, of 3 birds interacting on 13th June (2008-328).

11th August 2008: Added video from Tyne Valley of a pair in territory on 8th August (2008-340).

20th August 2008: Added video from Tyne Valley of a male flying up and down the Tyne on 17th August (2008-346).

22nd August 2008: Added video and stills from upper South Tyne of a female in territory at a nest site on 15th August (2008-344).

23rd August 2008: Added video, stills and calls from Tyne Valley of a female in flight and nest site activity on 16th August (2008-345).

28th August 2008: Added video from Allen of male and juvenile in flight on 25th August (2008-350).

3rd September 2008: Added video from lower South Tyne on 26th August of 2 juveniles in flight and feeding in the open on fields, with close-up of one bird on field (2008-351).

2nd October 2008: Updated totals found for Honey Buzzard in Scotland with results from visits to Skye and Perth in September 2008 (Populations Elsewhere/Scotland).

5th October 2008: Added video from Wrocław area of Poland showing Honey Buzzard moving S on 10th September 2008 (2008-370).

6th October 2008: Added second video from Wrocław area showing Honey Buzzard moving S on 12th September 2008 (2008-375).

7th October 2008: Added third video from Wrocław area showing Honey Buzzard 11th September 2008 (2008-374).

24th October 2008: Re-analysed all Scottish records from 2000-2008 to refine totals of distinct birds and territories (Populations Elsewhere/Scotland).

15th November 2008: Published provisional sections as part of paper on The Honey Buzzard Movement in Britain in 2008.

21st November 2008: Published section on decline in Scandinavian Honey Buzzard populations over the last 50 years (Honey Buzzard Movement 2008).

22nd November 2008: Updated movements in Denmark, Benelux and the UK with counts from Falsterbo in Sweden for September, maps for Benelux from 12/9-14/9 and counts from west and north Jutland for 11/9-14/9 (Honey Buzzard Movement 2008).

27th November 2008: Updated movements in Denmark, Benelux and the UK with (partial) counts from Germany in September, maps for Germany on 5/9 and from 11/9-14/9; added sentence to Summary on low probability that Sweden was origin of birds (Honey Buzzard Movement 2008).

28th November 2008: Published section reviewing experience with Honey Buzzard drift in autumn at Helgoland in the German Bight; updated movements in Denmark, etc, with counts from Helgoland in autumn 2008 (Honey Buzzard Movement 2008).

5th December 2008: Published monthly migration totals for Honey Buzzard for 2008 in the UK (Trends/2008).

12th December 2008: Published Gross Volume, Regional Distribution and Direction of Honey Buzzard Movement through the UK in September 2008; and Honey Buzzard Base Counts in UK from BirdGuides in September 2008, by region and direction of flight (Honey Buzzard Movement 2008).

22nd December 2008: Updated Summary with results published on 12/12 from UK analysis of gross volumes and direction of flight; updated other pages to reflect view that while exodus from Scandinavia was normal, passage through Benelux was unusual in the sudden influx in western and southern areas from 13th-14th (Honey Buzzard Movement 2008).

26th December 2008: Updated movements in Denmark, Benelux and the UK with (partial) counts from France in September; commented on rapid progress of birds through France (Honey Buzzard Movement 2008).

28th December 2008: Published Timing of Honey Buzzard Movement in Benelux from 13-14 September 2008 (Honey Buzzard Movement 2008).

31st December 2008: Published The Honey Buzzard did Cross the North Sea: from England to Benelux (Honey Buzzard Movement 2008).

2nd January 2009: Updated Summary of the Movement in 2008 (Honey Buzzard Movement 2008); updated references to include citations made in analysis of the Honey Buzzard Movement 2008.

25th January 2009: Added results for Honey Buzzard in Northumberland study area for 2008 for breeding and migrants (Northumberland Population).

26th January 2009: Added results for Hobby in Northumberland study area for 2008 for breeding (Northumberland Population).

5th February 2009: Closed Notice Board for 2008 and opened new one for 2009.

23rd April 2009: Added panoramic view of Honey Buzzard sites in Hexhamshire taken 20th April (Northumberland/Habitat).

2nd May 2009: Added videos of soaring and displaying Honey Buzzard in the Allen (2009-402) and Hexhamshire (2009-4001) taken on 2nd May. Also added panoramic video shots of Allen to Habitat Northumberland.

4th May 2009: Added panoramic video shot of Tyne Valley (middle) to Habitat Northumberland.

15th May 2009: Added videos of displaying Honey Buzzard in the Tyne Valley (2009-404) including sky dance, taken on 3rd May.

8th June 2009: Added videos of displaying Honey Buzzard in the Devil's Water (2009-406) including stills extracted of female in glide, taken on 7th May.

20th June 2009: Started monthly summaries of Honey Buzzards reported in the British Isles during 2009 (Trends/2009); added overall view of 2008 totals with comments on circumstances favourable for visible migration in autumn (Trends/2008).

27th June 2009: Added higher quality stills extracted from video 2008-351 (lower South Tyne 26/08/2008) through new Sony processor PMB (Videos).

29th June 2009: Added video, derived stills and sound recording (2009-430) from visit to nest site in Devil's Water on 21st June (Videos).

9th August 2009: Added video, derived stills and sound recording (2009-437) from visit to nest site in Allen on 4th July (Videos).

15th October 2009: Added map of Honey Buzzard movement from 13-14 September 2008 (Honey Buzzard Movement 2008).

1st November 2009: Added video and still (2009-446) from visit to nest site in Devil's Water on 15th July (Videos).

2nd November 2009: Added video (2009-474) from visit to Everley, North Yorkshire, on 30th August (Videos).

4th November 2009: Added video (2009-420) from visit to nest site in Devil's Water on 2nd June (Videos).

5th November 2009: Added video (2009-464) from visit to nest site in Allen on 15th August (Videos).

8th November 2009: Added video (2009-477) from visit to site in Tyne Valley on 2nd September (Videos).

13th November 2009: Added stills to video 2009-464 from visit to nest site in Allen on 15th August (Videos).

18th November 2009: Added stills to video 2009-446 from visit to nest site in Devil's Water on 15th July (Videos).

27th November 2009: Renamed Videos page as Videos with derived stills and calls, Stills page as Earlier material.

30th November 2009: Published trip report from India in January 2009, in which 1208 birds of 27 forms were found (Indian Raptors).

7th December 2009: Added Hobby breeding data for SW Northumberland for 2009 (Northumberland Population).

18th December 2009: Re-organised Northumberland pages (The Honey-buzzard in Northumberland) so Hobby is in separate page (Other Raptors in Northumberland).

19th December 2009: Added page for Goshawk data for SW Northumberland (Other Raptors in Northumberland).

26th December 2009: Added page for Red Kite data for SW Northumberland (Other Raptors in Northumberland).

28th December 2009: Added multimedia (stills/videos) for Red Kite in Northumberland (Other Raptors in Northumberland/Red Kite).

30th December 2009: modified video 328 for Honey-buzzard at Windermere on 13 June 2008 by 1) adding a new clip 328c showing a female Honey-buzzard gliding in typical pose, with derived stills; 2) splitting the very long clip 328 showing 3 birds in territory into 2 clips 328a and 328b.

1st January 2010: Added annual raptor totals for SW Northumberland in 2009 with comparison with earlier years. Added multimedia (stills/videos) for Hobby and Goshawk in Northumberland (Other Raptors in Northumberland).

5th January 2010: Finished compilation and report of 2009 migration in the UK (Trends).

6th January 2010: Added table for migrant Honey-buzzard seen in Northumberland in 2009 (Honey-buzzard in Northumberland/Population).

29th January 2010: Added breeding population data for Honey-buzzard in Northumberland in 2009 (Honey-buzzard in Northumberland/Population); closed Notice Board 2009.

30th January 2010: Opened Notice Board 2010.

7th March 2010: Updated accounts for Scotland, Devon and Notts to include 2009 sightings (Populations elsewhere).

3rd May 2010: Opened page for recording monthly totals of Honey-buzzard migrants in UK for 2010 (Trends in Movements).

19th June 2010: Updated page The Honey-buzzard did Cross the North Sea: from England to Benelux to include information from paper on movement in Flanders by Desmet & Faveyts (2009) and to suggest large numbers in Benelux resulted from a pincer movement, from East Anglia to the W and from northern Germany/Denmark to the NE (Honey-buzzard Movement 2008).

20th June 2010: Updated page Map of Honey-buzzard routes in North Sea area from 13-14 September to indicate pincer movement on Benelux from East Anglia and northern Germany/Denmark (Honey-buzzard Movement 2008).

15th October 2010: Added video 684 from Allen on 17 August 2010 containing 6 clips of Honey-buzzard family party with derived stills and long flight calls (videos).

11th November 2010: Added presentation given at Tynemouth Photographic Society on 2 November 2010 (Presentations).

26th December 2010: Added reference to Meyburg's work on Honey-buzzard satellite tracking (References).

9th January 2011: Added migration counts for the UK for 1996, 1998, 1999 and 2000 (Trends).

31st January 2011: Closed Notice Board 2010.

1st February 2011: Opened Notice Board 2011.

4th February 2011: Updated Annual Totals all Raptors with 2010 data (Other Raptors in Northumberland).

6th February 2011: Added analysis of migrant counts for UK from 1996-2010 including charts (Trends); updated Red Kite in SW Northumberland with 2010 results (Other Raptors in Northumberland).

13th February 2011: Updated Hobby and Goshawk in SW Northumberland with 2010 results (Other Raptors in Northumberland).

5th March 2011: Updated Honey-buzzard in SW Northumberland with 2010 population results and survey techniques used (Honey-buzzard in Northumberland).

23rd March 2011: Updated Honey-buzzard in Scotland with results for 2010 (Populations Elsewhere).

25th March 2011: Updated Honey-buzzard in Devon with results for 2010, including video 2010-670 of pair of adults in territory near Exe on 30 July 2010 (Populations Elsewhere); added video 2010-663 showing pair of adults in territory in Hexhamshire on 17 July 2010 (Videos).

26th March 2011: Created new page Honey-buzzard in Cumbria/North Lancashire and added video 2010-658 of adult female hanging in territory on 7 July 2010 at Silverdale, Lancashire (Populations Elsewhere); added video 2010-645 showing female angrily mobbing me in Tyne Valley E on 27 June 2010 (Videos).

27th March 2011: Added video 2010-644 showing female in Hexhamshire on 26 June 2010 in contention with Common Buzzard (Videos).

29th March 2011: Added video 2010-617 showing male in dynamic action at Derwent on 28 May 2010 (Videos).

1st April 2011: Added video 2010-640 showing great variety of calls, including 'new' whimper call, in Hexhamshire on 18 June 2010 (Videos).

23rd April 2011: Added Summary of Honey-buzzard Counts in UK by Month (Trends).

12th May 2011: Updated Identification and Plumage pages to reflect current thinking, including for latter the benefits of close views with facilities such as HD camcorders (Identification).

15th May 2011: Opened monthly summaries for national counts of Honey-buzzard in 2011 with those for April (Trends).

22nd June 2011: Updated Jizz page with new section on reversed sexual dimorphism in weights and further details on display (Identification).

25th September 2011: Added video 2011-857 showing close-up perched female and female in flight, nest in Scots Pine and further flight shots of pair, in Hexhamshire on 13 July 2011 (Videos).

21st November 2011: Added report on raptors, habitat and other birds found in visit to Tuscany, Italy, from 26/7-2/8 2011 (Further Pages) .

22nd January 2012: Included in analysis of September 2011 migrants the suggestion that the high variability of counts of Honey-buzzard in the UK in the month of September is an artefact (Trends/2011).

27th January 2012: Refined Migration Models, in particular the Southwards one, to consider the significance of orographic lift in strategies for autumn migration across northern Britain (Honey-buzzard Movement in Britain in Autumn 2008/Honey-buzzard Strategies for Autumn Migration across Northern Britain: the Significance of Orographic Lift).

28th January 2012: Updated notes on migration across Denmark to suggest orographic lift is unlikely to be significant on the flat corridor used for migration across the country (Honey-buzzard Movement in Britain in Autumn 2008/Scandinavian Literature on Migration).

31st March 2012: Added video 2011-875 showing close-up of juvenile perched in tree, juvenile anger calls and nest in Norway Spruce, in Hexhamshire on 21 August 2011 (Videos).

2nd April 2012: Added “The Honey-buzzard Season in SW Northumberland 2011: Report on Techniques, Results and Summaries” (The Honey-buzzard in Northumberland/Report 2011).

3rd April 2012: Updated Honey-buzzard population page with results for SW Northumberland in 2011 (Other Raptors/Population of the Honey-buzzard in SW Northumberland).

20th April 2012: Added video 2011-846 recording female passing near nest, anger calls from pair and nest in Norway Spruce, in Tyne Valley W on 28 June 2011 (Videos).

22nd April 2012: Added overall summary to 2011 counts of Honey-buzzard in UK (Trends/2011); updated counts per month from 1996-2010 to include 2011 data (Trends/by Month).

29th April 2012: Updated Annual Raptor Totals SW Northumberland with data for 2011 (Other Raptors/Annual Totals all Raptors).

1st May 2012: Updated Honey-buzzard in Devon with 2011 data (Populations Elsewhere/Devon); confirmed no visits to Scotland in 2011 (Populations Elsewhere/Scotland).

2nd May 2012: Added page on Honey-buzzard in North Wales with 2011 observations (Populations Elsewhere/North Wales).

8th September 2012: Added page for Total Sightings of Honey-buzzard in Britain for 2012 (Trends/2012).

9th September 2012: Added Quick Links frame at top of index page (above).

19th October 2012: Added trip report “Visit to Ethiopia from 7-17 February 2010: Raptors, Mountains and Churches” (Ethiopian Raptors).

18th February 2013: Completed documentation of individual Honey-buzzard records for 2012 (2012).

19th February 2013: Updated Red Kite page with results for SW Northumberland in 2012 (Other Raptors/Population of the Red Kite in SW Northumberland).

21st February 2013: Updated Goshawk page with results for SW Northumberland in 2012 (Other Raptors/Population of the Goshawk in SW Northumberland).

22nd February 2013: Updated Hobby page with results for SW Northumberland in 2012 (Other Raptors/Population of the Hobby in SW Northumberland).

27th February 2013: Final totals produced for breeding Honey-buzzard in SW Northumberland for 2012 (Population of the Honey-buzzard in SW Northumberland).

7th March 2013: Final totals produced for migrant Honey-buzzard in SW Northumberland for 2012 (Population of the Honey-buzzard in SW Northumberland); closed Notice Board 2012; started Notice Board 2013.

12th April 2013: Added Final Report for Honey-buzzard Season in SW Northumberland for 2012 (The Honey-buzzard in Northumberland/Report 2012 with Appendix containing hyperlinked field observations).

30th April 2013: Started new running totals above for progress of 2013 season.

1st July 2013: For major movement in 2008, added Regional Reports and other Original Sources for the Honey-buzzard Movement, analysed ages of the birds with updates of Summary and The Honey-buzzard did Cross the North Sea: from England to Benelux. Added further details for Timing of Honey-buzzard Movement in Benelux from 13-14 September.

16th November 2013: Added for 2013 distribution by month of records for Honey-buzzard and Common Buzzard (Distribution by month of records for Honey-buzzard 2013    Common Buzzard)

3rd December 2013: Final totals produced for breeding Honey-buzzard in SW Northumberland for 2013 (Population of the Honey-buzzard in SW Northumberland).

6th January 2014: For major movement in 2008, updated Map of Honey-buzzard Routes in North Sea Area from 11-14 September.

9th January 2014: For major movement in 2008, updated Summary and added new section Timing of Honey-buzzard Movement within UK from 13-14 September.

21st January 2014: For major movement in 2008, updated Map of Honey-buzzard Routes in North Sea Area from 11-14 September, The Honey-buzzard did Cross the North Sea: from England to Benelux; added Analysis of the Movement across France, Map showing Routes across France from 11-16 September.

8th February 2014: For major movement in 2008, updated Summary, Map of Honey-buzzard Routes in North Sea Area from 11-14 September, The Honey-buzzard did Cross the North Sea: from England to Benelux, Analysis of the Movement across France, Map showing Routes across France from 11-16 September.

12th February 2014: Updated Red Kite page with results for SW Northumberland in 2013 (Other Raptors/Population of the Red Kite in SW Northumberland).

14th February 2014: Updated Goshawk page with results for SW Northumberland in 2013 (Other Raptors/Population of the Goshawk in SW Northumberland).

15th February 2014: Updated Hobby page with results for SW Northumberland in 2013 (Other Raptors/Population of the Hobby in SW Northumberland).

29th March 2014: Final totals produced for migrating Honey-buzzard in SW Northumberland for 2013 (Population of the Honey-buzzard in SW Northumberland).

16th April 2014: Updated report for breeding Honey-buzzard in SW Northumberland for 2013 with totals for male, female and juvenile in the different phases of the season (Population of the Honey-buzzard in SW Northumberland).

17th April 2014: Closed Notice Board 2013, opened Notice Board 2014.

23rd June 2014: Updated Scottish population of Honey-buzzard with totals from 2012 visit and with short note by McInerny in Scottish Birds (Populations Elsewhere of Honey-buzzard Scotland)

14th September 2014: Completed Account of major Honey-buzzard Movement in September 2008.