February 2006 Archives

Scaup shot ALMOST in focus....


Got this pic of the adult male scaup on the Sandplant lagoons while digi-scoping at Marshside over the weekend.
Adult scaup

One more thing....

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Peter Jones from Allerton just called to say he had two Black Grouse up in the Clywdians at the weekend.

One of those February days....

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Soaked by an early shower at Marshside I headed over to Martin Mere to dry out yesterday.

Tides not too bad...

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High tides aren't too bad this weekend, so with the filthy weather (is there really any need for it?), there may be a few reasonable gulls roosts at the usual sites.

Cold and grey

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A pair of Common Buzzards were displaying in blue skies over Ince Blundell woods yesterday afternoon as I tootled home...

Wallpaper stripping v birdin'


Superb weather over the weekend, so I had to desert my post as wallpaper stripper extraordinaire (extraordinarily stupid more like _ what a lousy job), to go birdin'.

Scaup quartet

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Four Scaup now at the Sandplant Pools, Marshside now according to the birdline.

Oh no Benny strikes again!!!

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Latest e-mail and pics from Benny Frederikkson in central Sweden.
Goshawk at ya bird table puts it all into perspective:

Zen and the art of Jack Snipe

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I couldn't have picked a worse afternoon to go looking for Jack Snipe for my year list _ cold, windy, driving rain....

Minus six outside...

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It was minus six as I drove in this morning, so winter's not letting go just yet...

Change in the weather...at last!

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Finally a brisk northerly to freshen things up a bit....hopefully it'll bring a few birds in too.

Mopping up....

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Got a bit of mopping up to do this weekend, just as well as the region is pretty quiet at present.

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