Tuesday, August 28, 2007

MOON

Top two taken 28th August, it was very low early evening and really orange in colour by the time i got the camera out a rudy great cloud had covered it, had to wait half an hour by which time it had lost the glow.
Bottom Picture 1st september at 8.00am in the morning.



Sunday, August 26, 2007

House Martins






Little Grebe

Kirkby On Bain Pits
Two very tiny young, from another late nest.



Sunday, August 19, 2007

ChiffChaff

A family party of five, lots of small warbler out this morning before the rain, probably catching some of the billions of insects around right now.



Hobby

BOULTHAM MERE
This cracking bird flew in for two minutes caught a daragonflie then flew off West.



Mute Swan

Upto 40 Mutes on the lake a summer record, this pair on Drain with 3 young.



Cormorant

Another day of rain.

Great crested Grebe

Single pair with two young, very late this year due to being washed out on the first attempt by all the rain over the summer.

Sunday, August 12, 2007

Common Tern

One of three at the Ballys today, tried looking for the Small Red Eyed dams but the sun went in and the rain clouds moved over.

Ruff

Five of the six birds at Branston Island this morning, also 2 Black wits, 3 Greenshank, 2 Ringed and 1 Little Ringed, 6 Green sands, 2 Common Sands, 3 Whimbrel, 7 Golden Plovers, 2 Marsh harriers a cracking Hobby and a ruddy great falcon sp which looked like a LannerxSaker, nice looking bird, big and powerfull, watched sat on muddy areas and in flight several times.


Black tailed Godwit

Two birds over Branston Island

Saturday, August 11, 2007

Grey Heron

The Ballys, my local patch.

Tuesday, August 07, 2007

Coot and Moorhen

This is the best i could come up with in three hours of birding.


Sunday, August 05, 2007

Little Grebe

From the hide at Kirkby

Egyptian Geese

Single adult far right with 6 young, Kirkby Gravel pits

Saturday, August 04, 2007

Swallows

Bardney. Just before they flew off due to some bloke shouting from a boat wanting to know how many there were.




Friday, August 03, 2007

Buzzard

High over Metheringham Village this morning.