Been a while since I posted so thought I would bang a few pics of Kingfishers I have recently taken. Hope you like them? Male Female – with longer lower mandible Male – this one is a good fisherman! 🙂 Continue reading Kingfishers
Framps was heaving with birds yesterday. I was trapped in the East hide for most of my visit due to torrential downpours. Three temminck’s stints were lovely. Earlier at Freiston shore I bumped into Paul Sullivan, he told me the … Continue reading Frampton rspb.
An early start was in order, to go for the terek sandpiper at Covenham res. This species was one of the ones on my ‘most wanted’ list (there are quite a few actually), as I’d dipped the Gib. point bird … Continue reading Terek-ish Delight.
Whimbrels were in good supply today, individuals and small groups. Probably about forty in total. A surprising number of brent geese remain, hundreds of ’em. Other lingering winter wildfowl included a pintail with a damaged wing, a wigeon and a pink-footed goose, … Continue reading Freiston shore.
The Beverley hoopoe was reportedly showing well so we nipped across the Humber this morning, amid some very heavy downpours. Upon arrival the bird was in full view, showing as close as twenty feet. It was a bit like us, in … Continue reading Something for a rainy day.
Called into Marston today to see if I could see the recently reported Cuckoo. Upon arrival I parked near regular Dave R’s car and sent him a text to let him know I was on the patch. Immediately I heard … Continue reading In search of a Cuckoo
Thought I would post a few (well 16) images of first time seen species seen by myself while away visiting my cousin at his new home in Los Nietos, Cartagena, Murcia, Spain. In total the 5 day trip saw around … Continue reading A few days in Murcia Spain
I spent a couple of hours at the fly capital of Europe this evening , there must be billions and billions of flies there tonight , no wonder the birds love it here . The Reclamation area was alive with … Continue reading Flava, Flavissima, Alba & Yarrellii
My original plan was to include Freiston and Frampton and score well over 100 species, but half way through the day I switched plans and decided to stay local and see how many birds I could accumulate within a ten … Continue reading 1 day, 83 species, within 10 miles of home.