Thursday 6 June 2013

Powys, Wales, 1st & 2nd June, 2013

A two day visit to Powys, Wales

Birds seen list for our 2 day visit to Gilfach NR

Red Kite, over
Raven, over, many times
Common Buzzard, over
Sparrowhawk, over

Great Spotted Woodpecker
Green Woodpecker

Stock Dove

Dipper, adult with 1 juvenile
Grey Wagtail, 2

Pied Flycatcher
Common Redstart
Common Redpoll
Coal Tit, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Robin

Saturday 1st June, grey cloud with sunny intervals, under the woodland canopy, very difficult for photography, only 2 decent images all day !

Common Redstart, m

Pied Flycatcher, m

Sunday 2nd June, the light equally difficult, grey cloud cut out the harsh sunlight giving a bit more chance to take photographs !

Pied Flycatcher, f

                             Pied Flycatcher, m


                               Pied Flycatcher, m

                            Coal Tit

Blue Tit


Common Redpoll

Tuesday 4 June 2013

Long-tailed Duck, Peckham Rye, London. 3/6/2013

A very nice summer evening, first this year !
There is a Long-tailed Duck reported seen in Peckham Rye Park, not 10 minutes from home !

The Long-tailed Duck looked very much at home with the Tufted Duck, Mallard and Canada Geese ! !