Sunday, 31 January 2010

A new bird for the garden.

A very smart male Reed Bunting

Saturday, 30 January 2010

Black-throated Thrush

Another pic of this months goodie

Tuesday, 26 January 2010

long wait over

3 pics of the whitby black-throated thrush.............enjoy

Friday, 22 January 2010




Whilst waiting for the spring, here's a couple of kingfishers to give you palpitations !

Saturday, 9 January 2010

A kestrel called Sally-Ann

Taken into care.............feeding well and likes sitting on the radiator in my study looking out of the window at the other birds feeding in the snow.

Friday, 8 January 2010


a welcome visitor to the local patch here in Hackney - more at Hackney Wildlife

Tuesday, 5 January 2010

cheating !




can't compete so here's 4 shrikes from oman just for the hell of it.

Sunday, 3 January 2010

bored yet? not me

Oh come on, how often do you get to commune with one of our most notoriously shy species at your local duck pond in the middle of Gotham?

Friday, 1 January 2010

To all readers of this blog and their families :-

from sunny Bridlington harbour

hangover cures

Clissold Park's long-stayin', all-singin' & dancin' Cetti's Warbler, New Year's Day, Hackney; Taiga Flycatcher at the reservoirs; Mandarin and Wigeon spending the hols in Scarborough (suggesting a West Yorkshire origin).
More from today at Hackney Wildlife and Yorkshire at Northern Rustic.