Friday, 8 May 2020

Some recent pics from my Daily walk up to Hayle towans.

 Skylark in song flight one of the great sounds of spring.
 As above.
 As above .
 This very skulking Grasshopper Warbler has been on territory for over two weeks now.
 Male Whitethroat already feeding young.
 As above.
 Male Stonechat with a Ruby Tiger Moth for its young.
 A rear view of the same bird.
 Wimbrel in flight had a good passage the last few days.
 Meadow Pipit.
 Meadow pipit in display flight.
 Buzzard being mobbed by a rook.
 Been a steady flow of Wheatears the last couple of weeks including this fine male.
 Female Wheatear.
As above.

Monday, 13 April 2020

Not a bad day on Saturday for my garden list in Hayle.

 Kumlien,s Gull 2nd year,not a bird i ever considered to get on my garden list, to cap it all its the bird i found on the estuary back in January.

Red Kite.

Monday, 6 April 2020

Some of the Caspian Gulls seen at the Hayle Estuary this winter.

 The long staying adult ,more pics to follow.
 Bird one ,first winter,November.

 Bird 2 the long staying adult photographed in November this bird stayed well in to March.

 Bird 3 Sub adult .

 Bird 4 Sub adult ,November.

 Bird 5 Adult November.

 Bird 6 3rd winter.November.
 It was a German ringed bird.

 Bird 7 November.Sub adult.
 Another German ringed bird.
 Bird 8 Sub adult,February
 Bird 9 ,3rd winter,January.

 Bird 10 ,second winter nick named the beast ,February .

These are just some of the Caspian Gulls seen on the estuary this winter. Including the birds i did not manage to photograph and the birds seen and photographed by a couple of keen gullers i know i  can estimate that there have been around 20 plus different individuals seen.