Monday, 31 May 2010

23rd and 31st May 2010 - White coppice.

These are pictures of a tree creeper and a redstart. The tree creeper was taken on the 23rd May 2010 and the redstart was taken on the 31st May 2010.

Sunday, 9 May 2010

9th May 2010 - stags, local quarry and brockholes.

The first two photoes are of a willow warbler and the last two photoes are of a blackcap and these where taken at stags lodge.

Then i went to the local quarry and saw 1 peregrine, bullfinch, little grebe, a couple newt, grey wagtail, chiffchaff and willow warbler.

Then finally i went to brockholes and saw 2 great crested grebe, whitethroat, reed warbler, sedge warbler ( the two pictures are of the sedge warbler ), garden warbler, blackcap, 4 whimbrel and 2 heron.

Stags lodge - 5th May 2010

This is a whinchat what was taken at stags lodge, the first reported in the area.

Monday, 3 May 2010

Curlew lane - 3rd May 2010

These are wheatear that where taken on curlew lane, there was also 2 yellow wagtails, 2 pied wagtails lapwing, house martins, swallows and black headed gulls.

Local birding - 2nd May 2010

These two photos are of a whitethroat at the local quarry,
it stayed in the same tree for about 5 minutes then it flew off. At the quarry i also saw 2 grey wagtails, 1 peregrine, 2 jay, 3 chiffchaff, little grebe, 2 swallow and 3 swift.

This is a grey wagtail which i saw at stags lodge, at stags lodge i also saw 1 whitethroat, 1 blackcap, chiffchaff and i heard a willow warbler.

That night i went to brockholes quarry and headed to the top of the site and saw 3 wheatear, swallows and a few swift. When i went to start the whimbrel count but before they started comeing in i saw 2 common sandpiper, little ringed plover and redshank. The total whimbrel i saw was 264.