Sunday, 31 July 2011

Common Scoter

Adult male Common Scoter found this morning on the Leighton Buzzard by-pass. From the look of the injuries it looks as though it mistook the road for water and hit the road in the early morning mist.

Thursday, 28 July 2011

The double

Pied Flycatcher, Bedford Park, 28th July 2011

Wood Warbler, Bedford Park, 28th July 2011
Well done to Martin Palmer for capturing both the Wood Warbler and the Pied Flycatcher that were in Bedford Park on 28th July 2011.

Pied Fly

Pied Flycatcher, Bedford Park, 28th July 2011
 This Pied Flycatcher was in the same group of trees a Wood Warbler was also frequenting.  An excellent couple of finds for David Roche in Bedford Park, 28th July 2011.

Saturday, 23 July 2011

Caspian Gull

Adult Caspian Gull, Kempston, 23rd July 2011.  Late summer is becoming an increasing good time to find this species in the county, mainly amongst the migrating flocks of Lesser Black-backs.

Tuesday, 19 July 2011

Grey Wagtails Bedford river 18 July

Breeding confirmed for the regular pair of Grey wagtails along Bedford River - with at least 2 recently fledged young being fed by both parents. Ray Roche

Friday, 8 July 2011

Spotted Flycatcher Bedford

3 young Spotted Flycatchers in the nest and Days away from fledging.Filmed on 26th June with the nest empty on 1st July, and adults present carrying food. Confirmed feeding young on 6th July. Adults birds initially picked up by David while nest building we were able to follow them through to confirm successful breeding. Ray roche

Saturday, 2 July 2011


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