autumn is well under way -- this juvenile has clearly moved a fair way from its breeding site as there have been no birds at this locality all spring
Sunday, July 28, 2013
taken Saturday evening as the fog rolled in and out obscuring even the closest birds -- a good passage of YLG's of late but there seems to be fewer Meds though with several pea fields being harvested they could be more spread out -- sitting for hours in a field covered in slurry with its attendant aroma isn't everyone's cup of tea but it helps hone birding skills!
Sunday, July 21, 2013
the early autumn passage of Mediterranean Gulls through my patch and the local fields is underway -- I have seen 10 different birds today in one field and 13+ over the last three days -- lots of birds to sort through with a few Yellow-legged Gulls amongst the Lesser Black-back and Herring hoards