Saturday, 21 November 2009

Pacific Diver. Carnsew Basin.

Heres a selection of images of the adult Pacific Diver at Carnsew Basin on friday afternoon .All the identification features can be seen clearly including dark rear thigh patch and throat and vent strap which combined with slighter appearance and more rounded head shape help eliminate Black Throated Diver. Great bird.


  1. Nice shots Mark. Does everyone assume that this is the same bird returning every year?
    I suppose though with the North west passage staying unfrozen for longer we can expect more birds like this and Tufted puffin etc

  2. Nice set mate Like the flight shots, that was a good hour we had really enjoyed it.

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