Month: February 2016
15th February 2016
Snuff Mills and Eastville Park A few shots from a walk to Fishponds this morning and a walk around Eastville Park this afternoon. Lots of Great Tits around. Saw the Kingfisher too. Black-headed Gulls interesting to see with the different stages of black heads. Feels like spring is coming too.
14th February 2016
Whilst everyone was looking for Firecrests we saw a Buzzard being mobbed by Crows above their heads. There were Wrens and Robins too. The Kingfisher was resplendent on the Island and the Grey Heron went fishing. I thought the Blackbird and the Crow looked good in the sunshine.
Griffon Vultures in Andalucía
Our trip to Andalucía in September 2015 was not a bird watching trip but I could not resist photographing these huge birds: Griffon Vultures have a wing span of 2.8 meters and weigh 8 kilos and are essentially specialist carrion eaters. The best views we had were in the Parque Natural Sierras de Cazorla. …
12th February 2016
Snuff Mills and Eastville Park Very quiet through Snuff Mills – only Wood Pigeons, Mallards, Moorhens, and a Wren. Eastville Park – Swans chasing their cygnets off (and a Canada Goose too for good measure). Peter (from the Swan Rescue) was trying to catch the cygnets to take them elsewhere; as he said they find…
11th February 2016
Eastville Park Had splendid views of Kingfisher in the morning (no camera) but not even a flash this afternoon. Grey Heron in the tree, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Long-Tailed Tit and Blackbird in the afternoon. Heard Great Spotted Woodpecker and possible sighting of Firecrest this morning.
9th February 2016
Eastville Park Saw nothing of note and was on my way home when I spotted the female Kingfisher on the island in Eastville Park
26th November 2015
19th October 2015
Cley Next The Sea
18th October 2015
Blakeney A walk from Blakeney Quay to Cley Next The Sea and back
4th November 2015
Snuff Mills Grey Wagtail, Jay, Grey Heron, Long-Tailed Tit