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Wednesday, 29 February 2012

Started at Selsey Bill
in the hope of a Eider
but had lots of fun with 3 Sanderling
at the waters edge. Close as 10 feet at times
some red-breasted merganser,Great northern diver,
Slav Grebe,.
Then went to North wall Pagham
was a warbler in the reeds no pic to quick
lots of ducks,and geese around.

 Sanderling getting its lunch

 Great northern diver
 Black-tailed godwit
 Reed Bunting
 Grey Heron

 Teal Male & Female
 Little Grebe

Tuesday, 28 February 2012

At the Swan pub for dinner time l got
to see the Yellow-browed Warbler calling
lots.  Then nick bond called to let me now a
Red-necked Grebe on the sea we went and saw it
after a short scan. Thanks Nick.

Yellow-browed Warbler

Friday, 24 February 2012

West Rise Marshes
this morning l went to see the Black-necked grebe
with john we got close to the bittern will walking to the
Black-necked grebe in one corner.found little & great crested
their to.flushed jack snipe and snipe in field near lake then lots of gulls


 Black-necked Grebe

 Reed Bunting
 Great crested Grebe
 Gulls coming in

Thursday, 23 February 2012

Great long Day  out
started at 4am with Matt off to Devon
first stop Paignton for Cirl bunting
then Dawlish for Surf scoter,Shag,Slav grebe,
off to exminster marshes hard to find one wigeon
out of hundreds but Matt did a American Wigeon.
then to Chard for a Yellow-browed Warbler,and found Dipper.
a Siberian Chiffchaff then got 2 ring-necked Ducks
and home.....3 Lifer's

 Cirl Bunting
 Shag & Slav grebe
 American wigeon
 Siberian chiffchaff
 Yellow-browed warbler
 Ring-necked Duck

Tuesday, 21 February 2012

South Wales
yep second go and got this Superb bird
the Common Yellowthroat and Dipper
both lifers for me.

 Common Yellowthroat

 Common Yellowthroat



Monday, 20 February 2012

went to Kent for red-necked Grebe
then Rainham Marshes and saw the Bearded tit's

 Red-necked Grebe

 Bearded tit

 Bearded tit

 Bearded tit

Saturday, 18 February 2012

Early start at 4am
to wales for the common yellowthroat
after 4 hour the rain got harder we Headed to Barry
for a Lesser Scaup and saw it and a Whooper swan,
LBB Gull,
wet through we called it a day.
got a lifer with the lesser scaup was good.


 Whooper Swan

 Lesser Black-backed Gull

 Lesser Scaup
the morning look at 4am
Tawny owl