Sunday, January 26, 2003

Long eared owl

Hobhole Roost near Boston one of three birds at site, heavy rain all morning and very dark, also 13 little egrets roosting in trees across river but flew as soon as dawn broke.

Black Brant

A distant Black Brant at Gibralter point, feeding out in fields wainfleet side with dark Bellied Brents.

Saturday, January 25, 2003


a single bird has been seen at this site every winter since the late 70's normally arriving about mid October and leaving well into March upto 3 birds have occasionally been seen in the late 90's to date

Sunday, January 19, 2003


Gibraltar Point Lincolnshire
Very active and hard to follow.

Sunday, January 05, 2003

Purple Sandpiper

Cleethorpes beach Lincolnshire, a difficult bird at times to get in our own county.


Hewitts circus roundabout Cleethorpes, one of fout birds giving superb views in falling snow

Saturday, January 04, 2003


Toft Newton Reservoir Lincolnshire
a male and 5 Red heads present at this site.

Friday, January 03, 2003

Thursday, January 02, 2003

White Fronted Goose

Thurlby Gravel Pits, Swinderby Lincolnshire

Rose Coloured Starling

Flowerdown Avenue Cranwell Lincolnshire
Despite being near death when first found this plucky bird managed to last well into the new year, it could be elusive at times but when it showed it normally did so down to a few feet.