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Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Saturday, April 25, 2009

Black-winged Stilt at Maxey Pits

© Will Bowell

© Bob Titman
Brilliant find by Chris Lines on 25.4.09; the first stilt in the area since 1983 when a pair unsuccessfully bred on the Nene Washes. The bird was reported later as being present at Deeping Lakes LWT at 11am the same day. It wasn't present the next day unfortunately.

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Ring Ouzel, Caldecote

A great find by Mike this morning after the one at King's Dyke failed to show yesterday.

Ring Ouzel Turdus torquatus

© Brian Stone Digiscoped with Canon A640 and Leica APO77 x20

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Blackcap ♂ - Ferry Meadows

© Roy Norris
Note the Pollen encrustration on beak.
See. Portland Bird Observatory website (entry 11th April)