The starlings are still roosting in the town centre. We found the ultimate watchpoint this evening, the roof level of Morrisons car park. The flock swirls around just overhead. You can hear the wingbeats and get the added bonus of… umm, well, … Continue reading More Grantham starlings
The white feathering on this jackdaw, seen this morning at Boston Docks is more than likely a result of a diet of junk food, rather than an inherited form of leicism. This is very common in corvids in built- up areas. … Continue reading Junk Culture
This starling flock has been getting bigger over the last few weeks. They circle the town centre (Grantham), for ages forming some nice shapes just before they drop in.The car park near Argos is probably the best place to watch … Continue reading Starlings – a bit of a murmuration
A couple of entertaining hours at Marston this afternoon , the highlights were : 2 Cettis Warbler in full song, a Little Egret flew thru and followed the river towards Barkston, a Single Green Sandpiper along the rear drain, 10 … Continue reading Marston
I was on my way over to Frampton when a text came through from Spadge, he’d got a great-crested grebe on the scrape at Marston. They are almost unheard of here, (pectoral sandpiper is more regular!) Well, I must be … Continue reading Marston Mega Dipped
Laughing Gull, New Brighton, Cheshire. 10th Feb. 2015 Continue reading Ha Ha Ha
The reed warbler was reported again early afternoon, a fortnight since last being seen. After a maassive Sunday lunch I popped down to walk it off. I couldn’t find the rw but had a very enjoyable session. Four chiffchaffs showed at ridiculously close range. … Continue reading MSTW Dusk visit.