Monday, July 13, 2020

Mablethorpe Rosy Pastor alias Rose-coloured Starling

actually a nice individual but feeding mainly in the council recycling centre on fish and chips amongst the plastic bags sort of spoilt its aura 

Sandwich Terns building up

a few hours on the Lincs coast produced a decent number of Sandwich Terns, c150, very few juvs as yet, but only a few Common Terns and little else - but if you don't look you don't find and considering how few people do look in Lincs its amazing what is found

Sunday, July 05, 2020

two days at Bempton

not sure I have ever spent 17 hours not seeing a bird before but some you win and being in the wrong spot at the right place when a big bird appears to all and sundry is always a bit galling -- in hindsight my decisions to wander away from the crowds has never actually cost me anything in the past but this was not a good result -- a few pictures of other dippers and seabirds and a LEO in dull weather -- better luck next year! going away identification tips on a Long-eared Owl

Thursday, July 02, 2020

First ginger crowns of the year

always great to see some Marsh Harriers fledge successfully in what appears to be a poor year at least from evidence so far