Some great pics coming out of Gib this month !…………. Continue reading Gib July highlights
Connected with the white rumped sandpiper this morning at Frampton, this was my fourth attempt following the initial report of one being seen a week ago. It never came as close as the other rare waders a few days ago … Continue reading WRSand
….species of wader seen at Frampton marsh. Mon 26th July. Just one short of my PB of 25, a couple of years ago. The place was rammed with birds and birders today. Saw lots of people I havn’t seen for yonks. With … Continue reading 24….
18th July. Very hot. Shearman’s Wath, W Ashby. Pec sand still present, also snipe, greenshank, 3 green sands, 5 oycs, 25 lapwings, yellow wag. Kirkby on Bain. 6 green sands, 2 common sands, 50+lapwing, avocet, several oycs, 2 yellow-legged gulls, … Continue reading Inland Waders etc.
Shearmans wath, West Ashby. Got there at first light this morning to look for the pectoral sandpiper, found by local patch birder Michael Harrison. It was really misty and not a lot could be seen, though some piping green sandpipers … Continue reading Pec.
12th July 2016 Woodhall Spa Pits. At least 9 little ringed plovers, 3 ringed plovers, common sandpiper. Kirkby on Bain. 2 adult yellow-legged gulls, 2 adult mediterranean gulls, 2 turtle doves, lots of young common terns and black headed gulls. … Continue reading Woodhall, Kirkby, Frampton
6th July 2016 Covenham res. Pretty quiet, not much of note, common sand. Grainthorpe Haven Target here was quail, we heard one, poss two singing, corn bunting, a few yellow wags, 3 grey partridge, 10 little egret, painted lady, lots … Continue reading More Lincs wanderings
Tree pipit, Scotton common. Many of the diagnostic and distinguishing features (from meadow pipit) can be seen in these pics. Strong bill, pink on lower mandible. Fine flank streaking. Shorter, more curved hindclaw. All pink legs and claws. Continue reading Tripit
A check of the BBC weather app on Friday night on my iPhone for conditions on Saturday morning lead me to heading out to Hunstanton for a change. Only had a few hours as had to be back home in … Continue reading Norfolk coastal walk