Monday, 24 December 2012

Happy Christmas !





Not much in the way of birds, so a quick message to everyone that reads this blog..

Happy Christmas and hope to see you all in 2013 :)
 

Friday, 14 December 2012

Wintry Trip To Slimbridge..






























Date spotted: 13th December 2012 - All Day
Location: WWT Slimbridge - Gloucester
Observation: Got a few new wild birds today including a Ruff, Redpoll and Lesser Redpoll!
Weather: Cloudy, Cold and Frosty
Other Species: Blue Tit, Great Tit, Crow, Jackdaw, Rook, Redwing, Ruff, Redpoll, Lesser Redpoll, Mallard, Coot, Moorhen, Bewick Swan, Mute Swan, Buzzard, Chaffinch, Greater-Spotted Woodpcker, Greenfinch, Robin, Chiffchaff, Greylag Goose, Kestrel + more !
 


Thursday, 6 December 2012

Ham Wall + Shapwick Heath



Date spotted: 5th Demeber 2012 - 1PM
Location: Drove down to Somerset Levels - Ham Wall and Shapwick Heath
Observation: Flock of Snipe flying very close trying to find feeding ground! Marsh Harrier pair being mobbed by Buzzard and Crow! Ham Wall very deserted due to reed cutting going on.
Weather: Blue Sky, Sunny, Cold
Other Species: Marsh Harrier, Snipe, Wren, Buzzard, Crow, Jackdaw, Coot, Moorhen, Cormorant, Mallard, Great Crested Grebe, Mute Swan, Bullfinch, Goldfinch, Greenfinch, Robin, Long-Tailed Tit, Black-Headed Gull.