Saturday, 16 August 2008

Thursday, 7 August 2008

Juvenile Kingfisher, RW.


Puffins, Mull.

A few extra shots from Mull.

GBBG catching Puffin

This Greater Black-backed Gull plucked an emerging Puffin from its burrow just 3m away from me. It carried it down to the rocky shoreline but just as the gull was about to finish it off the Puffin managed to break free and dive in to the sea.

White-tailed Eagle and Buzzard

Manx Shearwater

Lempke's Gold Spots, Northumberland.

The first two individuals are typical Lempke's but the others seem to show intermediate features of both the Gold Spots. Its possible that they were just Gold Spots as this species is very variable.

Gold Spot

Compare some of the above individuals.

Gold Spangle

Burnished Brass

Garden Tiger

Wednesday, 6 August 2008

Saturday, 2 August 2008

Spoonbill, Eyebrook, 29th July.

A brief Spoonbill at Eyebrook before it flew off south.