Saturday, 15 August 2009

Mediterranean Gull







I managed to get a little closer today to the colour ringed juvenile from Hungary, first photographed on 11/08/09. Grovebury, 15th Aug 2009

Tuesday, 11 August 2009

Med. Gull


Another juvenile at Grovebury, a different bird though, the one on the 1/08/09 had no rings but this one had a silver ring on its left leg and a red ring on its right leg. 11/08/09

Saturday, 8 August 2009

Friday, 7 August 2009

Common Gull


Juvenile at Grovebury this evening, they don't normally arrive until in 1st winter plumage. 7th Aug 2009

Tuesday, 4 August 2009

Willington. 3rd August 2009.

I spent a couple of hours at Willington, first thing, getting back into the swing of things after a lengthy lay off. A few common terns present and a few green sandpipers.
There were quite a few young goldfinches around and what seemed to be good numbers of green woodpecker. Plenty of butterflies everywhere and on the way back to the car at least 2 young wrens clambering around waiting for the parents to feed them.






Ruddy Shelduck


A pair arrived at DSTW today, having spent some time at Wilstone Res.

Monday, 3 August 2009

Common Tern


Four juvenile Common Terns arrived at Duns. STW on 17/07/09, and are still there today 3/08/09. they are from the colour ring scheme at College Lake /Wilstone Res.

Saturday, 1 August 2009

Loads of Yellow-legged Gulls

24 of the 48 Yellow-legged Gulls in Quest pit this afternoon. 1st August 2009.

Med. Gull


Juv. Med. Gull at Grovebury this morning, very unsettled, stayed for 20 mins. before flying off west on its own at 11.20. 1/08/09

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