I know Dave R likes to see unusually marked birds so here is a slightly mis-marked Goldfinch that was in with about 12 others feeding in my garden early this evening. I have not seen a Goldfinch like this before … Continue reading Just for Dave 🙂
Today at Marston five yellow wags (all males), were in the sheep field, together with a white wagtail and around 35 pied wags. Spadge turned up and we dug out a couple of wheatears, one in the same field with another one … Continue reading More local patch goodies.
Kirkby-on-Bain. Always a great place to see a good variety of species, today over seventy noted, with some good birds seen. Two drake scaup were on the riverslea pit in the morning, the female must have been hiding as she didn’t put in … Continue reading Hey up meducks.
Found a few more pictures from Cyprus last year in cluding this large gathering of Grebes. They all sort of look the same to me yet there are some differences. Are they all the same bird but different sexes? Are … Continue reading WHAT KIND OF GREBE(S) AM I?
A couple of the swallow’s mates finally showed up. At least three today, plus the first couple of house martins. Four singing blackcaps, willow warbler and half a dozen chiffchaffs were all in good voice early on but silent later. At least one brambling was … Continue reading Marston 5th April.
This week I have been leaving home at 4am each morning to work over at Spalding and two days on the trot around the Donnington / Gosberton area I saw a Barn Owl, which was nice! 🙂 The early start … Continue reading Early starts for work + longer daylight hours = 2 hours at Marston today!
An evening visit to see if I could see the barn owl that TL saw last evening. No luck but an early yellow wagtail was on the filter pans, together with c20 pieds. Over the last twelve days Iv’e now had five … Continue reading Another ‘early’.