Monday, September 29, 2008
Crayfish: don't mess with me, I'm 4-inches high and can pinch!
I said DON'T MESS!
Top Gear art?
Don't mess with me, either!
Spot the Bonelli's Eagle
Fussball: everyone wants to be Barça...
Ebro Delta mushroom hide
Possible hybrid Little x Western Reef Egret?
Posted by Mike Weedon at 8:18 AM
Saturday, September 27, 2008
Grass Snake. This snake appears to be about to slough, I guess, judging by its rather cloudy eye. This would probably be why it was hiding under a rock when Chris Lines found it together with another. He also found at least two more basking at Maxey pits, including a real whopper!
Posted by Mike Weedon at 7:40 AM
Tuesday, September 16, 2008
Saturday, September 13, 2008
Jonathan Taylor found two Tree Pipits at Castor Hanglands today, which I needed for my PBC life list. Brian Stone I tried to refind them with our families, and eventually succeeded. We also had three Redstarts (two males and a female), six Buzzards, a Hobby and heard a Tawny Owl (digiscoped).
ID-wise: Note the tiddly rear claw (compared to Meadow Pipit), the yellow-ochre breast and white belly and the contrast of coarse lines of breast streaks with very fine flank strikes and the structure which is much less like Meadow Pipit than you would think from fieldguides.
Posted by Mike Weedon at 6:49 PM