Birding Diary of an Exiled Liverpudlian and his West Hartford Wanderings
Sunday, 18 December 2011
Cat and Mouse
Thought I'd spend some quality time with the Wheatear this afternoon. For about a half hour, I did. Light was good, the bird showing very well, but would it keep still? In short, a big fat NO! It was up and down like a whore's drawers.
It liked having a look into the Sand Martin 'burrows':
The beach was very busy with Ringed Plovers, Oystercatcher, Pied Wagtail, Bar-tailed Godwit, Turnstone, Redshank, Crow, Curlew and gulls. Oh, and this fella (there were two):