Saturday, 24 July 2021

20210724 Western Sandpiper RSPB Snettisham & White Stork

20210726 Western Sandpiper
Black bill and legs, hind toe and minimal web.

20210726 Western Sandpiper
& Dunlin.

20210726 Western Sandpiper
Infrequently shot forward as Sanderling with wide gait.

20210726 Western Sandpiper
Pale orangish burnt sienna to crown sides and mid scapulars, not in ear-coverts on this bird.
Dark lores on a pale head.

20210726 Western Sandpiper
On arrival found bird on beach North of hides in Dunlin HT roost.!??
The 2nd bite of the cherry.

20210726 Western Sandpiper
How difficult are stints & peeps...?

20210726 Western Sandpiper
Bill jizz as Dunlins but smaller as per stint.

20210726 Common Snipe
Centre hides open! Just Great.
Is this a juvenile Snipe?
Or a faeroeensis race?
Sadly no longer common. Should be renamed Long-billed Duchess Snipe...

20210724 Western Sandpiper
Associated with loose Dunlin flock way out on mud once the tide had turned.

20210724 White Stork
Ashwicken frequenting large horse paddocks.

Monday, 19 July 2021

20210719 Black-tailed Godwit CR birds NWT Cley Marshes


20210719 Black-tailed Godwit
 In fine evening light on Serpentine.

20210719 Black-tailed Godwit
Juvenile backlit morning light on Serpentine.

Wednesday, 14 July 2021

20210714 Wood Sandpiper & Ruff from OPEN centre hides


20210714 Ruff

20210714 Wood Sandpiper
Adult summer.
Dawkes still shut, nesting Swalllow & Pied Wagtail.
Reed Warbler hunting spiders in other 2 hides. 

Sunday, 4 July 2021

20210704 Pacific Golden Plover NWT Cley Marshes


20210704 Pacific Golden Plover
The bird left Hickling Broad early morning heading North and will soon pitch up at Cley.....