Saturday, 28 April 2018

Birding in April 2018

Well April came and suddenly a few migrants arrived 

Siskin Upper Hollesley Common

White Stork at Shingle Street

 Black Redstart at Shingle Street

Corn Buntings at Shingle Street

Skylark at Shingle Street

Common Crossbills Upper Hollesley Common

Probable Coues Artic Redpoll Upper Hollesley Common

White rump
Cute Fallow Deer keeping a eye on me on Upper Hollesley Common

Male Siskin on Upper Hollesley Common

Male Wheatear on Sutton Common

Common Crossbills at Upper Hollesley Common

1st visit to the American Bittern at Carlton Marshes

 Barn Owl at Bawdsey

My 1st Sedge Warbler for this year at Boyton RSPB

 Black Redstart at East Lane

 Male Wheatear at East Lane

 Smart Stonechat (male) at Shingle Street

 Tree Pipit at East Lane found by ace birder Mark Cornish

Another visit to Carlton Marshes for American Bittern no pics this time

Sun going down over Carlton Marshes

Chinese Water Deer Carlton Marshes

Corn Bunting at Shingle Street

Common Gulls displaying at Boyton RSPB

Cuckoo on Sutton Common

Green Tiger Beetle on Sutton Common

Two Red Kites Boyton and Hollesley

Wren at Boyton RSPB

Yellowhammer Upper Hollesley Common

Black Redstart at Hollesley Marshes RSPB

Cuckoo on Sutton Common

Skylark at Shingle Street

female Stonechat at Shingle Street

male Wheatear at Shingle Street

Woodlark on Sutton Common

Goldcrest on Upper Hollesley Common

Long-tailed Tit hopping along Upper Hollesley Common

Yellowhammer Upper Hollesley Common

Bee Fly Bawdsey

Brimstone Butterfly Bawdsey

Coal Tit on Upper Hollesley Common

Smart male Brambling on Upper Hollesley Common

Ring Ouzels at Shingle Street

Smart Pheasant

A walk at Sutton with Veronica

Admiral Butterfly


Primroses and one Violet

Speckled Wood Butterfly

Ring Ouzels again at Shingle Street

Stoat on Sutton Common

Male Wheatear Sutton Common

Woodlark Sutton Common

Common Crossbills at Hollesley

Goldcrest looking surreal 

Ring Ouzel being shy

Yellow Wagtail at Hollesley RSPB

Blue Tit in a reflective pose

Male Common Crossbill Hollesley

My first Nightgale of the year at Butley, singing his heart out

Siskin male 

Another visit to Carlton Marshes for theAmerican Bittern, we finally got to see it on the ground, but bit distant for decent photos  

Carlton Marshes after Sundown 

Hare on Carlton Marshes

1 comment:

  1. A remarkable set. I love the Long-tailed tit, presumably about to touch down.