Another couple of productive days in Lincolnshire. What was supposed to be a gentle jaunt around the Lincoln area yesterday, turned into another crazy dash across the county. I met up with Ben Ward, we checked out Toft res – … Continue reading Egrets, Raptors.
4th Nov Always a banker way of seeing something interesting is to leave your camera at home. It always works. I plugged it in last evening and forgot to un-plug it. Sure enough as soon as the Witham mouth was reached, a beast … Continue reading Witham mouth
Weds 2nd Nov. 2016 Covenham res. After suffering a breakdown on the way over, (not me, the car!), I arrived much later than planned. I’m glad to say I wasn’t about to have a nervous breakdown, brought on by twitching, dipping, … Continue reading Purp.
Mon 10th Oct 2016. Donna Nook. With a few birders around, a few birds are being found. We were sewatching at Hutoft when we heard that Antony Bentley had a red-flanked bluetail pop up along the track near the car … Continue reading Donna on a roll
September 2016 sightings at Marston. 2nd. 2 juv. marsh harriers. Approx. 60 yellow wagtails. Wheatear. 4th. Hobby, 50+ teal, 3 green sands, 30 yellow wags, 50+ goldfinch, 15 curlew. 8th. Day of the solitary sandpiper! see report on previous posting. … Continue reading Marston, September
Well, I thought that would demand some attention! Thurs. 8th. September 2016. Marston sewage treatment works, nr. Grantham, Lincolnshire. It was approaching dusk as I was finishing off checking my local patch. I have access to a private area where … Continue reading solitary sandpiper…
That’s how many black-tailed godwits were crammed onto the reservoir at Freiston shore early yesterday morning (give or take a few hundred). Quite a spectacle, as they all chatted away and preened. Never seen so many in one small area. Hidden … Continue reading 5K
Sat 17th. How did I have a morning’s seawatch and miss out on the sooty shearwater bonanza? ,literally hundreds seen off the East coast. Well, quite … Continue reading Witham mouth
Gib. The first yellow-browed warblers of the year turned up today, with one towards the golf club (Kev Wilson) and one at Syke’s farm (Richard Doan). The locals had done me again, I searched for one of my own without … Continue reading 15/09/2016
Details on yesterday’s little stint… Continue reading Stint recovery