Saturday, December 30, 2006

Mute Swan

Boultham Mere
Poor day at the pit, single Water rail calling, 1 Pochard, 7 Shovelor and 29 Gadwall.

Shovelor

Boultham Mere

Herring Gull

Boultham Mere
Are we ever going to see the sun, its been a long winter, no sign of the Bittern today in dull windy conditions

Sunday, December 24, 2006

Golden Plovers

First ones of this winter period over Boultham Mere, Bittern showed today preening in reeds along railside, it was reported in October but not since despite searching, hopefully it will now stay into the new year

Common Buzzard

Two birds in trees around the Doddo area, very distant across the fields.

Sunday, December 17, 2006

Red Crested Pochard

Swanholme Gravel Pits Lincoln
Stunning Male and a female showing well from Swanholme Tavern car park





Red Crested Pochard

Stunning male on Swanholme Lincoln

Lesser Redpoll

Boultham Mere
Nine plus Lessers in car park plus a stonking Mealy.




Common Buzzard

Boultham Mere
Very distant from the north turned west and headed to Skellingthorpe.


Sunday, December 10, 2006

Red Breasted Goose

Howdens Pullover Lincolnshire
Both birds in the following pictures, all ten below taken on my trusty Nikon 4500, though on 400asa as it was dull windy and freezing

Red Breasted Goose


Red Breasted Goose



Red Breasted Goose



Red Breasted Goose

Lincolnshire
Freezing, Dull really windy and distant all making for good photography


Red Breasted Goose

Lincolnshire



Red breasted Goose

Howdens Pullover Lincs.

BEWICK SWAN

Toft Newton
Why is everything you want to photograph always in the middle of the water




Slavonian Grebe

Covenham Reservoir Lincolnshire
Distant, bloody freezing and windy.