Friday, December 02, 2022

PBC Bird of the Year: Red-flanked Bluetail, DLLWT

Found by a visiting birder (or birders?) from Devon at Deeping Lakes on Tuesday 29 November. Relocated by Paul Bolton on Friday 2 December. PBC Bird of the year!

Tuesday, November 08, 2022

More Highlands birds

Shag, Burghead
Redshanks, Brora
Guillemot, Burghead
Slavonian Grebe, Udale Bay
Rock Pipit, Burghead
Pink-footed Geese, Nigg Bay (including a whopper!)
Red-throated Diver, Burghead
Rock Pipit, Hopeman
Golden Eagle, Strathdearn

Dipper at Carrbridge

Purple Sandpipers at Brora (with Rock Pipit and Turnstones)

Fleetie, the Loch Fleet Monster

[a couple of Grey Seals, really]

Shag at Burghead

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

10 Whooper Swans at Deeping Lakes LWT

Cute, pale Goldcrest, near Helpston

Found by my friend Hugh Wright at Ben Johnson Pit. I have never seen an abberantly plumaged Goldcrest before. Leucism?