Saturday, April 7, 2018

Spring is springing

Displaying singing Wheatear, drumming Snipe several male Ring Ouzel newly arrived including a mobile flock of 7 which just wouldnt stay put for a photo.  Local Little Owl making it sound and look like spring



Friday, March 30, 2018

Garden Mega!

Male Reed Bunting has been coming to the garden for the last few days



Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Lesser Spotted Woodpecker

All 3 woodpeckers at Moore nature reserve today including a drumming male Lesser Spottted Woodpecker







Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Hawfinch

Thought I better try and see some of this winter's Hawfinch explosion before they leave. Went to Rufford CP and saw 3 birds in flight in windy difficult conditions. Had much better views of a flock of up to 15 in a Darley Dale churchyard.






Friday, November 17, 2017

Monday, November 6, 2017

Martin Mere and Marshside

Nice Saturday birding trip to West Lancashire. Good selection of wildfowl and waders. The highlight were Corn Bunting off Curlew lane near Martin Mere