Tuesday 30 October 2018

20181027 Siberian/Stejneger's Stonechat Salthouse Marshes

Stejneger's Stonechat

Stejneger's Stonechat
Siberian Stonechat
Showing off white throat patch and collar well.
With wintering pair of torquatus out in the middle of Marsh on 19th.
Stejneger's Stonechat
20181031 bird moved very close to gates and in low morning light.

Tuesday 23 October 2018

20181023 Willow Emerald Damselfly & Little Egret Roost RSPB Titchwell

Willow Emerald Damselfly
Status rare at Titchwell...
2 males on Dragonfly Pool.
Little Egret
9 of 14 at pre-roost gathering on Patsy's this evening.
Max of 15 Harriers into the Main Reedbed, but we had to leave before dark....
20181113 Little Egret
Pre-roost gathering on 13th November, a fine evening with the birds using the dead trees prior to moving into Willow Wood.
Highest count to date of 58 birds, over 30 in Patsy's Pool at dark.

20181127 Little Egret
Grey dull and nasty evening with a moderate ENE wind.
56 Egret  counted from the pool into Willow Wood.

Saturday 6 October 2018

20181004 Red-necked Phalarope Wells Woods Boating Lake

Red-necked Phalarope
Juvenile bird down to 1 metre.

Red-necked Phalarope
Two grey 1st winter scapular feathers emerging on both sides.