Wood Warbler

Wood Warbler
Seeswood Pool 2008

Monday, 23 August 2010

August 22nd 2010

After spending Saturday at the Rutland Bird Fair decided to get out & spend the day at Draycote Water on the Sunday (Knowing full well I wouldnt be able to get out again till the bank holiday W/E due to work)Well worth the visit within 10mins off arriving John Judge had txt me to say they'd been a fall of waders overnight!! nothing rare but at least 8 Ringed Plover,3 Little Ringed Plover,3 Dunlin,2 Ruff & a Ad Turnstone (Summer plumage) my 2nd in the space of a week at Draycote,other birds seen inc 1 Spotted Flycatcher (fishing lodge) Yellow Wagtail,Wheatear (Juv) Farboro bank (Photo highlights below)Also good to catch up with Carl Day,The Bears (been a while) & Di Stone who kept me company for most of the day keeping me topped up with mints etc!!! & not forgetting Bob Hazell & Max ('You hum it i'll name it') Silverman

Ringed Plover (Juv)

Turnstone (Adult Summer moulting)

Lapwing (Juv)

Ruff (Juv)

Egyptian Goose

Yellow Wagtail (Juv)

1 comment:

Max Silverman said...

Some great shots Dave.