Saturday, 23 July 2016

CATCHING UP


JUST A FEW SHOTS FROM THE LAST WEEK.
HOPING TO GET SOME MORE DRAGONFLYING DONE
THIS WEEKEND IF THE WEATHER STAYS WARM. 
             

EMPEROR
COMMON DARTER


SMALL SKIPPER

GATEKEEPER



SEDGE WARBLER


GREENFINCH

BLACK-HEADED GULL

BLACK-HEADED GULL

GREYLAG GEESE

Friday, 15 July 2016

MALPAS and STITHIANS.

NOTHING VERY UNUSUAL ABOUT AT THE MOMENT.
THESE WERE TAKEN AT MALPAS AND STITHIANS RESERVOIR.


BULLFINCH, female.

BULLFINCH, male.

GOLDFINCH

WILLOW WARBLER

WOOD PIGEON
GREAT SPOTTED WOODPECKER

GREAT SPOTTED WOODPECKER

GREAT SPOTTED WOODPECKER

GREAT SPOTTED WOODPECKER

Thursday, 30 June 2016

CATCHING UP WITH THE LOCALS.

 I've finally managed to get some local birding done. 
These were taken at 2 of my favourite sites, 
Stithians Reservoir and Gothian Sands.

BLUE TIT
BULLFINCH
COAL TIT
GREAT TIT

DUNNOCK

ROBIN juv.

WREN

WHITETHROAT

JAY

GREY HERON

KESTRELS at NEST

SAND MARTIN

SAND MARTIN

SAND MARTIN
SAND MARTIN


I just love Sand Martins and look forward to their arrival each year.

Saturday, 11 June 2016

LAST FROM HUNGARY

THESE ARE THE LAST SHOTS FROM OUR TRIP TO HUNGARY. 
WE HAVE DONE HARDLY ANY LOCAL BIRDING SINCE BEING 
BACK BUT HOPE TO RECTIFY THAT TOMORROW.


LESSER-SPOTTED WOODPECKER male
LESSER-SPOTTED WOODPECKER female
BLACK WOODPECKER

MIDDLE SPOTTED WOODPECKER

WRYNECK

LESSER SPOTTED EAGLE

LESSER SPOTTED EAGLE

IMPERIAL EAGLE on NEST

HOBBY

MARSH HARRIER

RED-FOOTED FALCON male
RED-FOOTED FALCON female
SAKER FALCON on NEST

SPARROWHAWK

WHITE-TAILED EAGLE, being mobbed


PURPLE HERON

GREAT WHITE EGRET
NIGHT HERON

SQUACCO HERON
WHITE STORK