Tuesday, 24 January 2012

1st Winter Glossy Ibis, Exminster Marsh, Devon

This bird has been present for a while and is associating with a flock of Canada geese. Quite obliging but crap weather for photography!

This little beauty is still is still kicking about too.

The day after this I found a cracking male merlin on the fields above Snowdon Park in Chard - poor record shots:

Wednesday, 4 January 2012

Gulls at Chard Res...31st December 2011

1st winter Black-headed Gull

Adult winter Common Gull

2nd winter Yellow-legged Gull
Gulls, gulls, gulls. There have been quite a few recently including a small flock of Common gulls (26), the usual Black-headed gulls and best of all a 2nd winter Yellow-legged Gull which put in a brief appearance in the south-east corner and was the first record for the res.