Monday, 25 October 2010

Stonechat and Redpoll Holme

Stonechat 12 October

Great spotted Woodpecker 11th October

Redpoll 11th October

11 October Common Seal Snettisham

A good display from the waders displaced by the high tide was rounded off with a posing common seal, a Short eared Owl that flew in from the sea, 5 Little stints on the lagoons and a single wheatear in the grass.

7 -10th october - a manic week-end of migration at Holme

Black Redstart - all pictures 1oth October. A week-end of mass migration at its best with ringing records falling on a daily basis at the observtory, and peaking at approx 420 birds on the 10th


Cettis warbler

A late ringing record for a Swallow - with a cuckoo also present for 2 days in the pines!

More Highlights

Ring ouzel 9th October

Siskin 9th October

Brambling 8th October

Redstart 8th October

Brambling 26 september - A taste of more to come

Friday, 22 October 2010

Arctic Skua barred warbler and a Hummingbird at rest

Hummingbird Hawkmoth at rest on the Buddlea by the obs

Arctic Skua on the beach at holme

Barred warbler Holme part of Holmes exceptional Autumn with 3 ringed this year

More pictures

Shaggy Inkcap Bedford

Mandarin bedford river

Elephant Hakmoth Caterpillar Bedford

Spotted flycatcher Priory Countery Park bedford

Garden Warbler Holme

Migrant Hawker Holme

WillowWarbler Holme

Waders on redwell

The long staying Red Necked Phalarope Redwell Marsh holme

Green Sandpiper Redwell marsh

Wood Sandpiper Redwell Marsh

Icterene and Barred warbler Holme 27 August

birds and Insects

Poplar Hawkmoth caterpillar Holme

Grasshopper holme

Knot Redwell Marsh

Treecreeper Holme

Pied Flycatcher Holme

Juvenile Little Ringed Plover Holme Marsh

Spotted Flycatcher Oxborough Hall