Sunday, 23 May 2010

Whinchat record shot


Whinchat Whetstone Gate this morning, shot taken from distance

Saturday, 22 May 2010

Grey Wagtails







Grey Wagtails at Barden today, note juvenile

Friday, 21 May 2010

Thursday, 20 May 2010

Pied Flycatcher today Washburn Valley






Pictures of female, top, and male centre and bottom.



Riddlesden fly over

Can you tell what this is?




Here it is again cropped showing the bird in detail, obviosuly a corvid.
With the kicked back wings and the wedge-shaped tail it is another Raven sighting over our garden


Wednesday, 19 May 2010

Long Tailed Tit

A nesting bird taken adjacent the hide at members only site.

Saturday, 15 May 2010

Raven over Riddlesden

Amazingly a pair of Raven flew over our garden today, even more amazing was the fact I had my camera set to record video! (If you listen carefully you can hear the cronk but only just)


video

Garden Warbler Members only site






After a patient wait this bird showed ,all but briefly.

Friday, 14 May 2010

Beauty in the detail


Such a common and often maligned bird , but beautiful in closeup, click on image to see detail.

Sunday, 9 May 2010

Tuesday, 4 May 2010

Arctic Tern - Redcar Tarn


One of two Arctic Terns at Redcar Tarn on 3rd May.

Saturday, 1 May 2010

Grasshopper Warbler

video

Lots of Groppers about this spring, this one today on private site.