Friday 25 June 2021

20210625 Collared Pratincole, Black-winged Stilt NWT Hickling Broad


20210625 Collared Pratincole
Over Brendon's Marsh

20210625 Black-winged Stilt
Pair in residence, male foreground.
Brendon's Marsh.

20210625 Collard Pratincole

Thursday 24 June 2021

20210624 European Roller, Icklingham Suffolk


20120624 European Roller

20210624 European Roller
Hunting from wires down into sheep field.

20210624 European Roller

20210624 European Roller
What would it be like to find a Roller...?!
Shock of the blue.

Tuesday 22 June 2021

20210622 Bee-eater, Gapton Hall allotments


20210622 Bee-eater
Flock of 9 over allotments, still.
Reportedly been here for a week... 

20210622 Bee-eater

Saturday 19 June 2021

20210619 Common Redstart breeding NE Norfolk

20210619 Common Redstart
Female searching for food and returning to nest.
Initial contact firm 'hweet' as Willow Warbler heard from hedgerow.
'sweet' often followed by 'tick-tick-tick' as Robin.

20210619 C Redstart
Male on the hunt swopping down onto grass.
Song not heard as there is nothing to sing to in Norfolk anymore...


20210621 C Redstart
Male in woodland with at least 2 well hidden young this morning.

20210621 Eurasian Jay
Dangers to all breeding passerines on top of no suitable habitat.

20210622 C Redstart
Habitat destruction and humanoid destrubance is overwhelming at this site.

Saturday 12 June 2021

20210612 Marsh Warbler, KWMeadows


20200613 Marsh Warbler
Singing from cover, now 80% volume and content effort from 30% sub-song delivery yesterday.

20210615 Marsh Warbler
90% volume and manic delivery, fast and furious solos today.
Showing better and holding territory.

20210615 Marsh Warbler
Kindly submitted by RC, captured without reed interference and with great skill...
Using wazzo Sony gear, Sony A7riii with 200-600 lens. . Note the difference in white balance effect compared with above shots.

20210615 Marsh Warbler
Sang from deep reed.