Refering to the 'open flight' video clip of yesterday's Airbus we feel sure that most of our diligent Readers must have heard, at the end, the calls of a Wader? 99% sure it was a Green Sandpiper was not enough to commit it to the Year List so consulted 3 friends who all agreed. What a bizarre way to add a further species!
It is far from unusual to hear
singing during the wee small hours of the morning but to record
joining in at 05:30 is without parallel - a most welcome record and we just cannot resist the
from the doorstep. On the way south, not unusually the
a complete 'handful' were noted back a the traditional roost site.
were logged and unusually just about
while on the Heath there was little more 'birdwise' than a brace of
It was while clicking these that from a
The current situation, it would seem, (little in the way of Wildlife) has seen the
tumble to double figures getting close to being unviable so pulling a Rabbit out of the hat might help?
Of the 2 rarest Birds ever to visit our patch Short-toed Eagle has already featured across these pages but the other, as far as our memory allows has not. It was something of a 'wake-up call' while researching this that it was found to be 'over' 3 years ago that a
The videos show this far better which cannot be glued on as oversize.