Wednesday, 17 July 2019

RED-VEINED DARTER AT WINDMILL FARM.

IN THE LAST COUPLE OF DAYS WE HAVE BEEN TO
 CHYVERTON NR & ALSO TO WINDMILL FARM.
THE WEATHER WAS GREAT AND THERE WERE 
LOTS OF NICE DRAGONFLIES AROUND.

DARK GREEN FRITILLARY
RED-VEINED DARTER

RED-VEINED DARTER
RED-VEINED DARTER

COMMON DARTER

COMMON DARTER
EMPEROR
EMPEROR
KEELED SKIMMER
FOUR-SPOTTED CHASER
BLACK-TAILED SKIMMER

BLACK-TAILED SKIMMER
GOLDEN RINGED

Saturday, 6 July 2019

GOTHIAN SANDS


HAD A GOOD MORNING AT GOTHIAN SANDS YESTERDAY.
LOTS OF LIFE IN THE REED BEDS AND QUITE A FEW 
FLEDGLINGS AROUND WAITING TO BE FED.

LINNET
LINNET

DUNNOCK
REED BUNTING
REED WARBLER
REED WARBLER
COMMON WHITETHROAT
COMMON WHITETHROAT
SAND MARTIN
SAND MARTIN

Thursday, 4 July 2019

DRAGONS AT BISSOE VALLEY.

WE HAD A COUPLE OF HOURS AT BISSOE VALLEY YESTERDAY.
GREAT TO SEE SO MANY DRAGONFLIES OUT.
THE GOLDEN-RINGED IS ESPECIALLY STUNNING.

GOLDEN-RINGED

BROAD-BODIED CHASER

BROAD-BODIED CHASER

EMPEROR

EMPEROR


KEELED SKIMMER

SOUTHERN HAWKER

Wednesday, 22 May 2019

BACK FROM TURKEY

THIS IS OUR FIRST POST IN ALMOST 6 MONTHS SO
IT WILL BE NICE TO CATCH UP WITH EVERYONE.
WE TRIED LAST YEAR TO GET BACK INTO IT BUT 
IT REALLY WAS TOO SOON AFTER OUR LOSS.
NOW, A YEAR FURTHER ON WE ARE FEELING 
MORE ENTHUSIASTIC. WE HAVE JUST COME BACK 
 FROM A TRIP TO TURKEY (WITH BIRDHOLIDAYS) 
WHICH WAS ABSOLUTELY BRILLIANT AND HAS
REALLY KICKED-STARTED OUR BIRDING.

RED-FOOTED FALCON

BROWN FISH OWL, female

BROWN FISH OWL, male

BROWN FISH OWL

WHITE-THROATED ROBIN
WHITE-THROATED ROBIN

RED-FRONTED SERIN


RED-FRONTED SERIN


ORTOLAN BUNTING

PENDULINE TIT

OLIVE-TREE WARBLER

ROLLER

RED-BACKED SHRIKE

RUFOUS BUSHCHAT

RUPPELL'S WARBLER

SOMBRE TIT

CAUCASIAN WATER PIPIT

WESTERN ROCK NUTHATCH

WHITE-SPECTACLED BULBUL

WHITE-WINGED SNOWFINCH

CAUCASIAN HORNED LARK


BEE-EATERS, in the rain

BLACK-EARED WHEATEAR

BLACK-EARED WHEATEAR

BLACK-HEADED YELLOW WAGTAIL


COLLARED PRATINCOLE

COMMON TERN

LITTLE TERN

CORN BUNTING

CRESTED LARK

CRETZSCHMAR'S BUNTING

EASTERN OLIVACEOUS WARBLER

FINSCH'S WHEATEAR

HOOPOE

LITTLE OWL

MARSH WARBLER

MASKED SHRIKE
MASKED SHRIKE


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