Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Limosa Tour to Romania 2014

A selection pf photos from the Black Sea coast and Danube Delta

Honey Buzzard (Pernis apivorus)

Cardinal Argynnis pandora

Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans

Hobby Falco subbuteo

Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides

Squacco Heron Ardeola ralloides

Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio

Cuckoo Cuculus canorus

Great Black-headed Gulls Ichthyaetus ichthyaetus & Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans

Brittany France August 2014

This non-native South American rodent had at least eight young and was eliminated from the UK at the end of the last century. More photos to be added soon.

Coypu (Myocastor coypus)

Wednesday, 3 September 2014

Red-backed Shrike (Lanius collurio)

This male has been summering at Winterton and has been photographed 'to death'. Finally I could procastrinate no more, afterall this is one of those few charasmatic birds you remember well from thumbing through bird books as a child. What a peach!