Wood Warbler

Wood Warbler
Seeswood Pool 2008

Tuesday 26 August 2014

24th August 2014

With not much nationally still I decided to head to Norfolk for the Red-backed Shrike which had showed well over the last cpl of days judging by the photos on the web!! Arrived on site just before 8 & had to wait 20mins for the carpark to open! after a further hike of about 1/2hr  I was soon watching a stunning ad male bird but stayed distant!! After about an hour the bird started becoming more active & eventually gave suberb views...........


23rd August 2014

With the Night Heron finally moving on from Seeswood Pool on the 18th & not much else being seen I decided to give Middleton Lakes a go!! Very quiet but did get Black-tailed Godwit, juv Whinchat & Stonechat with the latter giving good views.........

Monday 4 August 2014

2nd August 2014

Spent the best part of Saturday back at Middleton Lakes RSPB trying for better photos of the Pacific Golden Plover,the bird showed well on & off but the weather was awful  & even more surprising is that the bird started calling  before suddenly taking of doing a circuit gaining hight & going, all this in an almighty downpour,after a quick change of clothes I headed up the pool to show Chris Bromley the Night Heron as I'd promised him he'd have good views!! He wasn't disappointed..........