Follow in Nigel's Footsteps

Friday, 15 April 2016

Spring Migrants arrive...

At last, a few spring migrants have started to arrive over the last couple of weeks including a few scarcer species. Dave Helliar came back from Australia and New Zealand just in time to start wrapping them up including this nice selection of goodies...

Hoopoe, Portland, Dorset: Dave Helliar
Hoopoe, Portland, Dorset: Dave Helliar
White Stork, Tealham Moor: Dave Helliar
White Stork, Tealham Moor: Dave Helliar
White Stork, Tealham Moor: Dave Helliar
Another frog bites the dust!
Pallas's Warbler...hanging on in there at Portesham.
Glossy Ibis, Meare Heath Lagoon: D. Helliar
Garganey, Meare Heath Lagoon: .D. Helliar
The long-staying Glossy Ibis at Seaton Marsh
Dave Helliar
Little-ringed Plover nr Chard: D. Helliar
Many thanks to Dave for sharing his photos, a reminder that there have been some really nice birds around locally and hopefully many more to come.

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