Monday, 28 June 2010

Corn Bunting, Meadow Pipit and Skylark







These three are nesting very close to each other in a field in south Beds, the CB about 20 mtrs in to a cereal crop. All are now feeding young.

Saturday, 26 June 2010

Little Ringed Plover


The single survivor from the clutch of four, can now fly but still prefers concealment as the first option

Saturday, 19 June 2010

Turtle Dove


Female watched flying in to take over incubation from the male, in a Hawthorn in the brick pits today. Brick Pits 19/06/10

Monday, 14 June 2010

Hungry GSW


This splendid bird was a frequent visitor, only 2m from a convenient window. There was a younger one too, but the camera wasn't set up in time.

Saturday, 12 June 2010

How big is the orange dot?

I've been hoping to find breeding Wheatears on Thurleigh Airfield and this looks like a pretty good bet - a month after my last sighting here. These are in the same place as a pair of Curlews... Fingers crossed for confirmation.

Thursday, 10 June 2010

Red Kite 9 June


1 of 2 Red Kites between the Haynes turning and Old Warden. Pictures taken under heavy cloud cover, but compensation for the poor light was provided by a second Kite that joined it once it took to the air. Ray Roche







Friday, 4 June 2010

Hoopoe at the Lodge

A fabulous end to the working week! In exactly the same spot as one two years ago.

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