Friday, March 26, 2010

blinking Woodpigeon

local female Marsh Harrier

a very very quiet morning enlivened by 10 minutes from the female harrier in glorious sunshine -- even with a bird you see daily there are always chances of getting a better shot but I was rather pleased with the first two-- a long afternoon walk saw me stuck 2 miles from the car in a thunderstorm with large hailstones pounding my head and ears --

Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Northern Wheatear

beautiful males coming through at the moment even two on the local patch this evening

Chiffchaff arrival

a marked arrival today -- 7 at Pyes' Hall in a small area of bushes

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

woodland dismal results

spent a lot of time looking for a white-rumped redpoll and seeing not a lot today