Saturday, 24 December 2011

Seasonal Greetings

To everyone who has aided my knowledge over 2011, to those I may have inadvertently upset, those who have been entertained by my blog, those who played a part in the Great Norfolk and Suffolk bird trip and anyone else I have not described:

Friday, 23 December 2011

A Nice Grey Day

Glaucous.  Derived from the Latin for silver or grey.  Grey weather, but a far from dull bird at the Fish Quay this afternoon.

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):