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Thursday, 31 May 2012

Norfolk today
At Lakenheath bye 6.30am
with Barn owl Bittern Crane then in 3 hours
Golden Oriole a Superb male singing.
then off to find Stone curlew saw 2 in a field
and headed to minsmere RSPB before the rain
we got to see the Red-footed falcon at distance
with hobbys and marsh harriers around .
Barn Owl
Marsh Harrier
 Stone Curlew

Wednesday, 30 May 2012

Looking 4 the Bonaparte's Gull
loads to look at but did we get two
Bonaparte's gulls not just one
as they moved all around the bay.

looks ok smaller than the BHG behind

leg colour and size bill is black
yep got ya.

Monday, 28 May 2012

A day in london
with med gull Peregrine kestrel reed warbler
redshank lapwing coot and lots of dragonflys out


 Collared Dove
 Green-veined white
 Four-spotted Chaser

Saturday, 26 May 2012

all around the south today Suffork kent sussex
got to see the 2 white-winged black terns at stodmarsh
missed the greenish Warbler in suffok and kent
then got nightjar in ashdown forest at 9.50pm.
a long day me & jake finnished on a tick..
 White-winged Black tern

Thursday, 24 May 2012

Pulbourgh brooks & Arlington res
hobby garden warbler & osprey at the res


Wednesday, 23 May 2012

A Great day with the Sussexbirders Adventures
we got the Cream-coloured Courser at Bradnor Hill Herefordshire
then the Great Reed Warbler in Weston-super-mare somerset.
Thanks Dan Mike David Great day out.

the Cream-coloured courser

showed till it fly as a Golfer hit his ball.
Great Reed Warbler was singing and moving low as the wind was fast to day.

Tuesday, 15 May 2012

Started at Aberdeen with a short drive we got to Ythan Estuary
we saw Eider King Eider Green-winged Teal and Grey Seals.
then headed to Burghead to see the White-billed Diver
then on the way to the B+B we saw Red Grouse.
after that we went to the RSPB Osprey Hide at Loch Garten
and got Cappercaillie Osprey Crested tit Red squirrel.

Up early to see Black Grouse then Parrot Crossbill
back for breakfast then of to Glen shee we saw Black Grouse
Red Grouse White-tailed Eagle on the way to see Rock Ptarmigan
after I court up with Matt & Jake we got pic's and great views.
Dipper Ring-ouzel on the way back to the B+B Red Deer Badger
in the evening.

On the Drive to Oban we stopped at some Lochs and lakes
for Slav Grebe Black throated Diver Osprey through the rain
as we arrived we saw Black Guillemot Hooded Crow.

Got on the ferry to Isle Of MULL
saw a White-tailed Eagle on the way then headed to the
boat for feeding the Eagles only three trout are put off
the boat so 3 chances to get the Eagle grabbing a fish.
As we where on the trip we got Golden Eagle & Hen Harrier
and a OTTER feeding.Then a sea watch with over a 1000+
Manx shearwater past going north.

We got the ferry to IONA
for Corncrake WOW saw 3 heard 6 & Grasshopper warbler
Cuckoo Whopper Swan Twite Glaucous Gull on the way back to the main land
from Isle of Mull Matt found a Long-tailed Skua sitting on the sea and we saw Puffins.

We got to see 2 Common Cranes Little Gull Osprey Avocet
Pink-footed Geese Stock Dove Rock Dove.

Started with Whinchat Whimbrel Little Gull
Little Tern Whitethroat Sanderling finnished
with a Short-eared Owl.. then AIRPORT and
1200 mile Driven by Jake mostly
 Matt Nose all the roads and places

 Slavonian Grebe
 Red Squirrel
 King Eider
 Black Guillemot
 Hooded Crow
Rock Ptarmigan
 White-tailed Eagle
 Great Northern Diver
 Red Grouse
 White-tailed Eagle

Monday, 7 May 2012

Seaford Head
had a hour at splash point then walked around the barn area
at seaford head.thanks Bob Self for showing me the Whinchat
l then got Wheatear Meadow Pipit Tree Pipit a Hobby went through


 Meadow pipit