Monday, 31 March 2008

YLG and Swallow

Picked this up Friday afternoon at the new Celtic Manor car park that's being built for the Ryder Cup.Also here 8 Herring Gulls and 21 LBB Gulls.Saturday morning a quick visit to the Caerleon wet field produced 4 Sand Martins and a Swallow.

Also a bit of march nest collecting going on.

Monday, 24 March 2008

East Then West

A weekend away with the family(A lovely Family time was had)The plan was a bit of birding most mornings,It was soon dashed by Torrential rain,Gale force winds,Freezing Temps,Blizzards and ice.Not to forget reversing into a post and putting a big dent in the bumper,Spending a day in two different hospitals and being in agony all weekend.Did go a see a Glaucous Gull as it was only 5 minutes away,Apart from that a nice weekend was had.Did pick up Bonaparte's Gull,Scaup,Lesser Scaup,GND and Red Necked Grebe today at Cheddar Res And Barrow Gurney Res.

Click For Big Ones You Know You Know You Want To.

Wednesday, 19 March 2008

Larus Pipixcan

The Franklin's Gull showed this afternoon on flooded fields at Keynsham.It took me quicker to get from Newport to the end of the M32 than it did to get from the M32 to Keynsham.It was still worth it for this bird even though it didn't show well.A couple of Meds about as well.