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Monday, March 28, 2011


Digiscoped using Canon Powershot and Kowa TSN-883 x30

Copyright J.H.P.Saunders

First Wheatear of the year at Maxey GP today, a lovely male.

Rock Pipit, Ferry Meadows

This bird was found in the traditional location on the rocky shore of Gunwade Lake this morning.

Rock Pipit Anthus petrosus

© Brian Stone Canon EOS 500D EF 70-300mm IS USM

Friday, March 25, 2011

Little Gulls, Ferry Meadows

Found on Gunwade Lake this morning by Mike Weedon. A good early record followed up straight away by an eary House Martin.

Little Gull Hydrocoloeus minutus, adult winter

© Brian Stone Canon EOS 500D EF 70-300mm IS USM

Wednesday, March 23, 2011


On Grange Road allotments this morning.

Monday, March 21, 2011

Shelduck - Ferry Meadows




Ⓒ Roy Norris
A pair that made a short stay at Lynch Lake today.
(Not connected to the male at Waders Scrape)

Saturday, March 19, 2011

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Cormorant Ferry Meadows

Went looking for the Med Gull saw this fine Cormorant instead.A pity it was in the middle of the lake,

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Red-crested Pochards, Ferry Meadows

On Overton Lake.

Red-crested Pochard Netta rufina


© Brian Stone Canon EOS 500D EF 70-300mm IS USM

Monday, March 07, 2011

Grey Heron, Pheasant, Black-headed Gull, Ferry Meadows

Grey Heron Ardea cinerea

Common Pheasant Phasianus colchicus
One of two males sparring every morning in front of the first hide on the reserve.

Black-headed Gull Larus ridibundus
A ringed adult saluting near the visitor centre

© Brian Stone Canon EOS 500D EF 70-300mm IS USM

Barn Owl

Copyright Peter Beesley
Barn Owl at Deeping High Bank