Thursday, July 24, 2014

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Little Owl



This is one of the seven pairs of Little Owls that we have locally. 
Was so pleased to see a chick flying around last night. 

Green Woodpeckers









Our local green woodpeckers have successfully reared 2 chicks this year.

Butterflies and bits




Large Skippers 

Ringlet 

Red Admiral 



Gatekeeper 



This weekend .....

Reed Bunting 






Black-tailed Godwits 


Buzzard

Meadow Pipit


Marsh Harrier

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Long-eared Owl








What a fantastic find tonight, a juvenile long-eared owl. A cracker of a bird !

8 Spoonbills at Alkborough Flats, Lincs








Decided to go to Alkborough Flats this evening for a change so headed to the hide so we didn't get bitten too badly. Was surprised at the little egret count of 22, the most we have ever seen together there. What made the evening was the 8 spoonbills that flew in, landed in the dead tree and then flew around. A fabulous sight. We decided that we must visit Alkborough alot more often !