Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Common Crane on the Hayle estuary 16/9/18.

 Had this Common Crane fly over the Hayle estuary on Sunday morning in poor light.

Thursday, 13 September 2018

Buff Breasted Sandpiper on the Scillies.

Had a quick visit to the Isles of Scilly this weekend and was lucky enough to pick up this juvenile Buff Breasted Sandpiper on St Marys airfield with my mate Kris Spider Webb always a great wader to see.

Saturday, 1 September 2018

Had a great hour on the Hayle estuary Thursday morning and was given excellent views of this superb little Gull.

 Juvenile Little Gull,cracking bird!!.




 Spotted Redshank.
 A selection of waders including Greenshank,Curlew Sandpiper,Spotted Redshank and Redshank.
 A selection of different Juvenile Mediterranean Gulls.




Monday, 13 August 2018

A few pics from the Hayle Estuary taken over the last couple of days.

 Green Sandpiper.
 Curlew with a crab.
 Whimbrel.
 Adult Yellow Legged Gull.
 As above.
 Juvenile Mediterranean  Gull
Juvenile Artic Tern .

Monday, 7 May 2018

Sorry for the lack of posts recently i have been off line for a while ,here are a series of pics taken on a trip to the Isles of Scilly from the 14th of April to the 3rd of May.

 Male Pied Flycather ,Carreg Dhu Gardens ,St Marys.


 Highlight of the trip was this superb male Belted Kingfisher at Porth Hellick Bay,St Marys on the 18th of April,this was the first record for the islands and only the 4th for Britain ,an afternoon my Partner Kerry and i will never forget,what a bird!!.

 First winter Iceland Gull,St Marys.


 Drake Gadwall.
 Night Heron ,Porthellick ,St Marys.
 Male Wheatear possibly of the Greenland race.

 Woodchat Shrike ,StAgnes.
 First winter Laughing Gull ,St Martins.

 Female Common Redstart St Martins.
 Probable Spanish Wagtail ,Castella Down ,St Agnes.

 Rock Pipit.
 Cuckoo ,St Martins.
 Singing and displaying male Firecrest ,Carreg Dhu Gardens,St Marys.


 Turtle Dove ,Hillside Farm ,Bryher.
 Red Rumped Swallow ,Kitty Down ,St Marys.