Saturday, 26 February 2011
Attenbourgh Pits Nottinghamshire today on the first Saturday Bird Club Trip. Loads of Water Fowl and Tourists. Not so Many Birders apart from a grumpy old so and so in one of the Hides.
Stock Dove, Egyptian Goose, Tree Sparrow and A Pair of Red-crested Pochard for the Year list. Also the expected water fowl along with Goosander, 3 Buzzards, Bullfinch, Brown Rat, Grey Squirrel and Stoat.
Sunday, 20 February 2011
Bird Club trip to Frampton Marsh Lincolnshire. the new birdin fashion was as numerous as the birds with Coats and Trousers in all colours of the Rainbow. all except for Green. the majority of birders were in Browns and dull dark colours but some were in Pink, Orange, Red, every colour you could imagine and as for keeping quiet not a chance. one of the noisiest birdin trips I have been on. the birds however were
Brent, Barnacle, Canada and White-fronted Geese. Wigeon, Teal, Poachard, Tufted Duck, Scaup, Pintail, Goldeneye, Gadwall and Mallard. Redshank,Golden Plover, Ruff, Bar-tailed Godwit, Black-tailed Godwit, Whimbrel and Dunlin, Peregrine, Buzzard, Kestrel and Sparrowhawk. Skylark, Twite, and Reed Bunting.
Just to mention a few.
Thursday, 17 February 2011
Tuesday, 15 February 2011
Friday, 11 February 2011
A wander over to Kingsbury Water Park and this time I went off to the Hides. 3 Little egrets on the main island with Cormorant and Lapwing. the Ducks were mostly Shoveler with a few Teal, Tufted Duck
and 2 Female Goldeneye. 1 Redshank in the far Left corner. Pied Wagtail and Chaffinch in the car park and Great Tit every where and 1 Female Reed Bunting.
Bewicks Swans in the field with Mute Swans opposite the Park and 2 Buzzards
Tuesday, 8 February 2011
A wander around in the Sunny conditions. Limited time so not a lot seen. Buzzard at Ansley, 3 more over Kingsbury. Loads of Canadas on Seeswood along with Mute Swan, Great Crested Grebe, Pochard, Tufted Duck and Greylags. 1 white Greylag as joined them. Also bumped into Lloyd and his Wife.