Friday, September 30, 2005
Thursday, September 29, 2005
yes just a few more Pectoral Sandpiper shots with the bird in better light this morning--it can be truly elusive and this morning I found it feeding on the very limited bits of mud in the dragonfly pond--the Spotted Redshank was also present again and a late Common Tern flew in and sat on the raft--could it be one of the local birds not seen for nearly 4 weeks?
note the distinctive underwing pattern on the flying Pec
Wednesday, September 28, 2005
Tuesday, September 27, 2005
This Pectoral Sandpiper arrived on Waters' Edge on the evening of the 26th looking very tired--it only moved about 1m in an hour before dusk--it could not be found early on 27th but was back and much more perky late afternoon 27th along with a juvenile Spotted Redshank and 2 Sad Martins