Monday, August 17, 2015
These images were taken with the aid of Jasmine and Eddie. Frankly, their youthful eyes provide a more accurate focus for the scope!I risked the wrath of the warden to get this pellet. It is packed full of chitinous carapaces from the beetles the falcon was catching on the groundI've circled a wing of a Four-spotted Chaser which was stuck to the falcon's underside. Strong evidence of at least one of the dragonflies it had been eating
Posted by Mike Weedon at 8:46 AM
Friday, August 14, 2015
A sneaky bit of twitching just outside the PBC area (tantalisingly close!), near the delightfully named Tongue End. This moulting first-summer male appears to be the same bird as was in Staffs for weeks. It looked a bit tired and apathetic in the cold and I hope it survives...
Posted by Mike Weedon at 10:14 AM