Friday, June 29, 2007

Long Tailed Tits

I was entertained by a group of six of these delightful, twittering little birds! Also shown here is a young coot.

Orchids and Admirals

A few of these orchids (common spotted, i think) around to look at today plus lots of red admiral butterflies

This and That

Very windy day today so not many birds on the wing, here are captures of Common Tern and also two shots of a female Blackcap

Friday, June 22, 2007

Song Thrush fledgling

This little thrush was out and about this morning exploring its new world. No sign of the parents, despite him/her calling frequently? Was seen eating and testing out all the sights and sounds away from the comfort of its nest.

Wednesday, June 20, 2007


Mick was lucky enough today to see 3 kestrels fledge watched over by both parents, he was able to get these lovely photos!

Sunday, June 17, 2007

Tawny Magic

One of those awe inspring magical moments in nature, to come face to face with a beautiful owl, and to spend ten minutes, a few feet away, just watching each other, in a wood at 5am in the morning! Fantastic

Sunday, June 10, 2007

Grey Heron

Common Tern

Lovely to watch this graceful, pretty tern succesfully catching its lunch!

Monday, June 04, 2007

Butterflies and Insects

Our first sight of Marsh Fritillaries, also shown here are a hornet and a Common Blue butterfly resting on a daisy

Pied Wagtail juvenile

A lot of these around today, very confiding little youngsters!

Broad Bodied Chaser

Nice to see dragonflies appearing regularly now, the blue male perching and the gold coloured female captured here in flight

Grey Heron

Nice views of the heron, it seemed more trusting than they usually are!

Saturday, June 02, 2007

Reed Warbler

Nice to see these little birds up close!