Tuesday, 31 December 2013

Last Post

The last post of 2013 - Red-breasted Mergansers off Moast Beach.

Thursday, 26 December 2013

Garden Purple Patch 2013

A few choice birds from the garden in 2013 -
Blyth's Reed Warbler - Present from the 21st to the 24th September -

Subalpine Warbler - Present on 28th May - 

Red-breasted Flycatcher # 1 - Present on 28th May with the Subalp.

Red-breasted Flycatcher # 2 - Present from 2nd - 3rd October.

Gull-billed Tern - Although not in the garden, I did get it on the house list by 'scoping it from the garage roof - present around Loch of Gards, on and off, from 27th to 31st July.

Sunday, 22 December 2013

From The Patch

A few shots from the patch this week -
Common Gull
Eider
Great Black-backed Gull
Kittiwake
Long-tailed Ducks

Tuesday, 10 December 2013

T's in the Town

Tysties and Turnstone in Lerwick.

Sunday, 8 December 2013

Long-tailed Ducks

Long-tailed Ducks in West Voe of Sumburgh -

Saturday, 7 December 2013

Out in the Snow

A few pics from the patch today -
Blackbird
Greylags and Curlew
Greylags and Wigeon
Merlin
Skylark
Snipe

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Wave Dodgers

Turnstones on Moast Beach.

Vids


A couple of short videos taken from the sitting room window - Pink-footed Goose and Gannets.
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Sunday, 10 November 2013

Patch Stuff

A few shots from the patch today -
Greylag Geese
Oystercatcher
Starling
Wigeon

Friday, 8 November 2013

Blog Watch

I'm just a bit jealous of this blog - http://vijaycavale.blogspot.co.uk/ , so much so that I've looked through it in it's entirety - there's some serious Indian mammal watching going on !