Friday, December 28, 2007

Buzzard

Boultham Mere
We had an hour at the pit this morning and scored with this brief Common Buzzard then a few minutes later a Peregrine, a few Ducks and a water rail were the only other highlights.





Sunday, December 16, 2007

Hen Harrier

Nocton Fen though distant all the time we had fairly good views, hunting near Swans then flew round the back Neville wood then onto Potterhamworth fen.Three Whitefronts and Pink Foot still present and 5 Whooper Swans Wasp nest end.



Fieldfare Redwing

A large flock of Fieldfares nearly 200 and several Redwings along the wasp nest road.

Whooper Swan

Five with Mutes Wasp Nest end .

Sunday, December 09, 2007

White Frontred Goose

Nocton Fen Lincolnshire
Our first White Fronts on Nocton, upto 4 in area at begining of week but only 3 this morning with a Pink Foot and a hundred or so Greylags, they flew onto Bardney ponds eventually, also in area, Male, female Stonechats, Buzzard and a Barn Owl.



Saturday, December 08, 2007

Local Patch

A couple of hours down the local this morning produced the usual stuff the highlight being a female type Goldeneye, 30 Shovelor and 25 Tufts

Lessers




Sunday, December 02, 2007

Waxwing

Gibraltar Point Lincolnshire
This stunning little bird has been present for the last two days,aged as a 1st Winter male, due to clear cut black bib, 4 red wax like appendages on secondaries and tips of primaries edged yellow with the two longest edged white and no white on inner webs.Broad yellow tail band.

Waxwing

Watched feeding on Guelder Rose a native bush to Britain, and also Wild Privet a native to China, the Privet has clusters of small black berries








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Waxwing