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Royal Tern the 7 year wait ends

Posted on August 28, 2016 at 8:05 AM
Finally got Royal Tern on my British & Irish Bird list. On my 4th attempt I went with James Hanlon Sam Viles and Ashley Howe Friday night and got home 5:30am Sunday morning via Stenna Ferry (Fishguard-Rosslare-Fishguard) Previous trips included 16 Jun '09 Black Rock Sands, Wales 20-21 Jun '09 Llandudno 16-18 Aug '16 Mayo, Ireland 26-28 Aug '16 Kerry, Ireland This bird represents my 545th different bird species of the British Isles and I'm very please to lay eyes on it after 7... Read Full Post »

Black-billed Cuckoo at North Uist

Posted on May 27, 2016 at 2:00 AM

Firecrest and Common Redstart

Posted on April 23, 2016 at 10:50 AM

Firecrest @ Weir Wood Reservoir Saturday 23rd April 2016
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Ashdown Forest & Weir Wood Reservoir

Posted on April 17, 2016 at 3:15 PM

Dartford Warbler @ Ashdown Forest 17th April 2016

Willow Warbler @ Ashdown Forest 17th April 2016


Mandarin Duck ...
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Kingfishers & Flycatchers

Posted on April 2, 2016 at 6:45 PM

White-breasted Kingfisher @ Bet She'an Pool 20th March 2016


White-breasted Kingfisher @ Hula 20th March 2016
Pied Kingfish...
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Babblers, Grackles & Ravens

Posted on April 2, 2016 at 6:35 PM

Arabian Babbler @ Shezaf Nature Reserve 20th March 2016

Tristram's Grackle @ Enot Zukim 20th March 2016
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Wagtails and Pipits

Posted on April 2, 2016 at 2:30 PM

Citrine Wagtails @ Gonen Fish Ponds 18th March2016

Black-headed Wagtail @ Eilat: KM20 25th March 2016

Grey-headed Wagtail @ Eilat: KM20 25th March 201...

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Sparrows & Ruppell's Warblers

Posted on April 2, 2016 at 1:50 PM

Dead Sea Sparrows @ Eilat:KM18 26th March 2016
Spanish Sparrows @ Azuz 26th March 2016
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Gull and Terns

Posted on April 2, 2016 at 1:25 PM

White-eyed Gull @ Eilat: Dolphin Beach 23rd March 2016

Slender-billed Gulls @ IRBCE 25th March 2016

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Herons

Posted on April 2, 2016 at 1:10 PM

Western Reef Heron @ Eilat: North Beach 21st March 2016

Striated Heron @ Eilat: Dolphin Beach 24th March 2016

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