Friday, April 30, 2010


What a day

iberian chiff chaff at titchwell singing with some great views

Then woodchat shrike at winterton dunes again great views

And last but not least 2 common cranes at Horsey whilst driving

red leg and the more rare grey partridge

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

2 new birds on the patch

wheatear was on my patch and I was very happy.

2 days later a marsh harrier going over

Monday, April 19, 2010

scotland 2010

Glenmore forest and Scottish crossbill was the first bird on the list .
Then onto avimore ski resort for ptarmigan we soon had red grouse popping up every where 30+ and some good photo opportunity's .

unforturnatley no ptarmergen , we moved on to another forest for capercalie and succeded with 3 males .
Eagles were next findor valley was the location and after taking some photos of common gull , white tailed eagle and golden eagle was on the list.

Dick Dave Shaun Me

loch elina
we went here for black throated diver and crested tit , no b t diver we did sucssed with common redstart and my first photo of crested tit ,

Thursday, April 8, 2010

black winged stilt at rainham marshes

A superb bird to see , a sunny warm evening watching such a tropical looking bird , it don't get much better .

also heard my first white throat and see a little ring plover.

Monday, April 5, 2010

kentish plover

There had been a few birds in kent I fancied possibles hoopee , kentish plover ,fan tail . the kentish plover was on isle of sheppy so on the easter sunday me and paul hawkins went and bagged it tick 276 . On the way home managed to see an alpine swift at warren george ,essex which was a nice year tick .
not taken by me.

lesser kestral

A lesser kestral was found in suffolk at the weekend and on the tuesday I was working in colchester 50 mins away , i finished early and was there by 3pm . 15 mins later tick 275 was in the bag and it was a mega ! . I shot to kessingland beach for a pallid swift but dipped you cant win them all.
Not taken by me.


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