Monday, 20 October 2014

IN THE ISLAND SUN

a few shots from the island a wheatear which just sat there and a black red doing they normal trick giving me the run around all shots taken with the 40d the 1d returns tomorrow at last,the light went as i was taking the shots of the black red                                                                                                   











Sunday, 5 October 2014

TWO IN A HOUR

Two in a hour not bad going that is, short eared owls at palm bay yesterday morning both in off,one heading straight in land no messing the 2nd bird getting mobbed left right and centre from starlings crows,gulls kept heading back out to sea and darting in,but to no avail,it ending up flying down towards walpole bay




Saturday, 4 October 2014

1ST WINTER CASPIAN GULL

been very lucky with the caspian gulls seen one nearly every time i go,this one was a jem up close and personal,shame it was raining and very dull still got a few shots in,ringed as a chick this spring at the kozielno colony,jankowice by jacek betleja

















Thursday, 25 September 2014

PATCH TICK

Patch ticks every once in a while but with the harbour you have to wait a little bit longer,with andy finding a black neck grebe on tuesday,me and rob did a tour of the cliffs and then the harbour,the bird was distant at first but came in close,but i spooked it so it had back out to sea,hour and a bit later we was reward with close ish views






also seen was 1st 2nd and 3rd winter lesser black backed gulls


this is a 3rd winter got me stumped until mick pointed out there dont have yellow legs yet

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

1ST WINTER CASPIAN

1st winter caspian with the ring number xdfe which does not exist,at the moment we are still waiting for news on this bird,all we no so far it comes from east germany mixed colony,mick will no doubt have more info soon








Sunday, 21 September 2014

2ND WINTER LESSER BLACK BACKED GULL

With only the two of at the fishing boats on saturday with richard having other engagements,bright start with this cracking 2nd winter bird,best yet to come