Sunday, 12 February 2012

Stars on 45

Had a waxing three quarters of an hour today at Bassington Nature Reserve.

First to catch my eye, a raptor with prey flying N through the trees on the NW corner.  Bins at the ready, emerging from the tree line was a female Kestrel that landed on a security light 30 or so yards away.  So camera and scope on 'quick-fire' mode and a range of images, the best being:

Behind the bird's legs were two, dark grey/black 'pellets', quite a size, a bit like owl pellets.  Me thinks this light is a place the bird likes to rest at.

Next, the familiar call of a Great Spotted Woodpecker that decided to land in a tree close by:

And no surprise what number three in a trio of successes was.........sorry!

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