This goosander showed a lovely salmon-pink flush. He dropped in to the River Slea pit, right before my eyes, staying for a drink, a couple of dives and was off after just a few minutes. About ten goldeneyes were amongst … Continue reading Kirkby on Bain.
Nipped out to see the Isabelline Wheatear at Seaton Snook near RSPB Saltholme. Was very misty and dull but managed to get some half decent shots of this very obliging bird. Was also good to see lots of other birders … Continue reading ISABELLINE WHEATEAR AT SEATON SNOOK
Had to get out this afternoon even though it was raining because had not had the chance to venture anywhere with my camera for a while, so after a lovely sunday dinner off to Marston I went. I parked at … Continue reading Marston lights up the gloom
After walking the dog at Marston this morning I found a male merlin on the way home along Station rd, Barkston. Perched in a tree beside the road, I drove right under it! it flew to another tree and I … Continue reading Merlin magic.
19/11/2014 A very interesting couple of hours on the patch this afternoon. my favourite bird of the day was a male reed bunting with a white head and some white on the rump! These funny-plumaged specimens never cease to fascinate … Continue reading Marston, and another oddity.
A good bit of my time today was spent looking for the rough-legged buzzard that had been frequenting the area. No luck with that bird but plenty of other raptor action. I found four commons while looking for the r … Continue reading Frampton marsh area.
Having spent the morning at Lincoln, where I purchased a new compact camera for hand held and digi-scoping, I called in at Norton Disney gravel pits on the way home. This very smart, late in the season yellow-legged gull was nice. … Continue reading 14/11/14
Stainby kites. Well, another look at the tip was in order. Soon after pulling up David Morison arrived and we had half a dozen red kites, a raven and a common buzzard. It was blowing a hooly so we drove … Continue reading Who needs to go to Wales?
Only two of us for the latest car trip, myself and Steve B, with another joining later in the afternoon. We met for breakfast at Hunstanton Tescos at 0800 and had to wait for the chef to get the scoff … Continue reading Car Trip 61
The red kite numbers are starting to build at Stainby rubbish tip.There were seven last weds and at least twelve today. Wonderful to see, my all time record was twenty-one in the air together, a couple of years back. Will … Continue reading High on kites.