Tuesday 26 May 2015

20150526 White-rumped Sandpiper NWT Cley

White-rumped Sandpiper.
North Scrape.

White-rumped Sandpiper.
Associated with flock of 12 Tundra Ringed Plover.

Sunday 24 May 2015

20150524 NWT Cley CP. Short-eared Owl

Short-eared Owl.
Bird flew in off sea just west of hut and then briefly around the favoured  Fresh Marsh.

Short-eared Owl.
The new sea wall in background.

Saturday 23 May 2015

20150523 NWT Holme Dunes Photography Class

Sedge Warbler.
Male in song from Hawthorn blossom, the first of today's subjects.
Composition with the flowers is required.
Avocet pair.
Bird behaviour shots.
Luckly an overcast day so sunlight not against us from the hides which all face South at Holme.
Brown Argus.
Male as orange spots restricted on forewing.
One of the Blues... Blues tones in body.
Four-spotted Chaser.
1st of the year.

20150425 Grasshopper Warbler
Early morn by the coast path and in full reel.
Rates as the best bird shot at Holme Dunes....

Wednesday 20 May 2015