Sunday, 27 May 2012

Chance sighting of a Dartford Warbler

Whilst walking along the path at undisclosed public area in Suffolk, I stopped to photograph a Stonechat on a top of a bush, took a few photo's then up popped 3  male Dartfords (2 were colour ringed) right next to the Stonechat and they never noticed me, they were flying about catching flies. I managed to get a few pictures, did not stay for too long as the are breeding at the moment and I did not want to disturb him, but what luck!!

So there is some true in the tale "See a Stonechat and you will see a Dartford Warbler"

He lost his balance on this perch!!!!

These two birds was colour ringed

Friday, 25 May 2012

Common Redstart at Upper Common Hollesley and Stonechat at East Lane

Common Redstart posing for me
(about 10yds away)
(Lucky John again!!)

Stonechat at East Lane I love the colours on this photo

Wednesday, 23 May 2012

Super Short Eared Owl day at Shingle Street

Super afternoon at Shingle Street

There were two Short Eared Owl's at Shingle Street Today, the first one was sitting on a post right by the road did not even have to get out of the car!!

Meadow Pipit


Sand Martin at Minsmere

Friday, 18 May 2012

Trip to Lakenheath Fen RSPB

Took a trip to Lakenheath Fen RSPB reserve today, to get a picture of the Golden Oriole, saw it very briefly only
 (no picture).

Had a good time plenty of other birds



 a Whooper Swan with a damaged wing

Common Cranes

Reed Warbler