Saturday, 3 November 2018

CATCHING UP.

 I THOUGHT I HAD BETTER PUT SOMETHING UP IF ONLY TO PROVE I 
AM STILL AROUND. I HAVE NOT DONE A GREAT DEAL BUT HERE ARE 
SOME SHOTS FROM THE LAST 4 WEEKS OR SO. 


RED FOX



FIRECREST


GOLDCREST


GREY CATBIRD


GREY CATBIRD
I WENT FOR THE GREY CATBIRD BUT IT WAS VERY ELUSIVE WHEN I WAS THERE.
WE'VE SEEN THEM IN THE USA BUT STILL WOULD HAVE LIKED A BETTER SHOT.

KESTREL


KESTREL


WREN


BLACK-TAILED GODWIT


GREAT EGRET


LITTLE EGRET


GREEN SANDPIPER


LESSER YELLOWLEGS


LESSER YELLOWLEGS

PURPLE SANDPIPER


PURPLE SANDPIPER
PECTORAL SANDPIPER
TEMMINCK'S STINT
TEMMINCK'S STINT
RINGED PLOVER
SANDERLING
TURNSTONE


Wednesday, 25 July 2018

SOUTHERN MIGRANT HAWKER AT PORTHGWARRA.

TODAY WE WENT TO PORTHGWARRA HOPING FOR THE 
SOUTHERN MIGRANT HAWKER BUT EXPECTING IT TO HAVE GONE. 
IT WAS STILL THERE AND VERY EASY TO SEE BUT BUSY CHASING OFF 
A COUPLE OF EMPERORS. IT HARDLY EVER LANDED.






Sunday, 22 July 2018

PURPLE AND GOLD.

WE WENT TO BRENEY COMMON TODAY HOPING FOR BLACK DARTER 
BUT DIDN'T SEE ANY. THERE WERE HOWEVER PLENTY OF 
PURPLE HAIRSTREAKS, BRIMSTONES AND SILVER-WASHED FRITILLARIES.
















Wednesday, 18 July 2018

CATCHING UP WITH A FEW BIRDS.

A FEW SHOTS FROM THE LAST WEEK OR SO THAT NEVER GOT POSTED.
SUE HASN'T BEEN OUT SO NO DRAGONS OR BUTTERFLIES.
THESE WERE TAKEN AT STITHIAN'S RESERVOIR AND 
AROUND THE CLIFFS OF NEWQUAY AND FALMOUTH.

GREAT-CRESTED GREBE

GREAT-CRESTED GREBE

DIPPER

GREY WAGTAIL, JUV

STONECHAT


CORN BUNTING


YELLOW HAMMER

KESTREL



HERRING GULL

PEREGRINE

Tuesday, 10 July 2018

RECENT DRAGONFLIES

HERE ARE A FEW DRAGONFLIES TAKEN OVER THE LAST COUPLE OF WEEKS.

BEAUTIFUL DEMOISELLE

BEAUTIFUL DEMOISELLE

COMMON DARTER

EMPEROR

GOLDEN-RINGED

GOLDEN-RINGED
KEELED SKIMMER
KEELED SKIMMER
KEELED SKIMMER
SOUTHERN HAWKER

WE WENT FOR THE HEATH FRITILLARY A COUPLE OF DAYS AGO WHICH
WAS REALLY A BIT LATE BUT WE DID SEE A FEW STRAGGLERS.

HEATH FRITILLARY