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Sunday, 1 June 2014

Silhouettes In Kent

Nightjar in a Kentish Woodland - 31st May 2014.

The Red Kite on the local patch today - Hinxhill - 1st June 2014.

Thursday, 29 May 2014

Photo catch up and an identification question.

Singing Sedge Warbler at RSPB Dungeness from the Hookers viewing ramp - 21/04/14.

The pair of Black-winged Stilts at RSPB Dungeness on the hayfield behind Christmas Dell - 27/04/14.

Tern Species at Conningbrook GPs - 02/05/14 - at first I thought that this was an Arctic Tern but I am now not so sure. ANY COMMENTS GRATEFULLY RECEIVED.

 Then some time spent in Norfolk:

Drake Garganey from the Bishop's Hide at Cley NWT - 19/05/14.

Common Sandpiper from the Redwell Marsh NOA hide at Holme - 20/05/14.

Monday, 24 March 2014

Fire in the Norfolk Sky

The sky turned to fire as the sun set on Sunday 16th March 2014 at Heacham South Beach, Norfolk.




During the 9 day holiday a few birds performed for the camera:

A female Bullfinch showed well on the seed table at the Sculthorpe Moor Hawk and Owl Trust Reserve.
A Black Brant also showed well on the saltmarsh, with
Dark-Bellied Brent Geese, from the Stiffkey campsite wood carpark.

Saturday, 8 February 2014

Sparrowhawk Attacks !!!

Saturday 8th February 2014

I woke up this morning to find this female Sparrowhawk on the back lawn, tucking into a recently killed Starling. It devoured the bird over the next half an hour, while I too had my breakfast (Marmite on Toast - not Starling !!!) and snapped a few photos through the window.