Saturday, 30 June 2012

Northumberland trip

Farne Islands and around

Puffin (Fratercula arctica)
Eider (Somateria mollissima)

Fox (Vulpes vulpes)

Bird survey work

While sitting quite still for up to three hours, some wildlife can come close, even by intensively farmed crops.

And amazingly you can, if you're lucky, stumble across the odd Orchid or two, flowering in a set aside strips, while carrying out a breeding bird survey.

European Roe Deer (Capreolus capreolus)
Brown Hare (Lepus europaeus)
Bee Orchid (Ophrys apifera)
Brown Hare (Lepus europaeus)