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Re: Recent birds
« Reply #15 on: September 21, 2010, 08:24:04 pm »
Well to be honest Benji.. I got the ID from Hugh Harrop, the wildlife photographer, also Mark, the county recorder helps me also, the Barred warbler really pleased me, as I've never seen one before.. It has been around the village for the last week, the last time I saw it was yesterday morning.. only spotted a male and female Blackcap at Sandgarth today..

I think your own gardens are the best place to watch out for migrants..
I'll be watching tomorrow, as its going to be a day of rain..

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Re: Recent birds. Sumburgh head
« Reply #16 on: September 27, 2010, 06:34:26 am »
I think i'll try Sumburgh head and the general area for birds today, i'll take my 500mm lens and my didgiscope mainly for far off birds.. fingers crossed I spot any..

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Re: Recent birds Mr & Mrs Redstart.
« Reply #17 on: September 30, 2010, 08:24:04 am »
Taken this year on my photography holiday in Argyll.

Male..



Female..



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Re: Recent birds
« Reply #18 on: September 30, 2010, 03:02:49 pm »
I got some pix of the merlin today, its ringed, so might be one of Marks ringed birds..

Also got some nice pix of a blackbird in my garden..

I'll show them tomorrow morning, they have been finished in photoshop, and stored in photobucket..

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Re: Recent birds Merlin Blackbird & Geese.
« Reply #19 on: October 01, 2010, 05:18:24 am »
Blackbird in my garden.







Domesticated Geese at Graven pool.



Merlin on the power support post. it was quite far off.. [ Firth Hill ]



Note the ring on its right leg..

Then it flew off..



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Re: Recent birds
« Reply #20 on: October 01, 2010, 11:47:12 am »
Female blackcap in my garden, plus one small brown strange wee bird. it went into the honeysuckle, and did'nt come out..
The strong wind must be bringing them here..

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Re: Recent birds. blackcap.
« Reply #21 on: October 01, 2010, 05:31:33 pm »
This storm we're having, brought a visitor to my garden today..

The lovely female blackcap..

















I wonder what will be next..

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Re: Recent birds
« Reply #22 on: October 02, 2010, 10:18:53 am »
Lots of migrants in my garden this morning..

Goldcrest [no photo]

Male Blackcap.

Warblers.. [possible chiffchaff]

Yellow Browed warbler [possible]

Warbler with yellow patch in wing..

I'll need to wait for an ID on them, when i've done..

Lots happening [on going]

photos, perhaps tonight..

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« Last Edit: October 02, 2010, 10:30:50 am by George »

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Re: Recent birds. awaiting for ID.
« Reply #23 on: October 02, 2010, 02:45:54 pm »
Seventeen photos, so i'll put them on two threads..

Male blackcap.



All the rest are Warblers..

garden warbler



reed warbler



reed warbler



garden warbler



reed warbler



garden warbler



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« Last Edit: October 08, 2010, 03:31:08 pm by George »

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Re: Recent birds
« Reply #24 on: October 02, 2010, 02:50:20 pm »
Reed warblers & Garden warbler..





Reed warbler.



Reed warbler.













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Re: Recent birds
« Reply #25 on: October 03, 2010, 09:06:41 pm »
Yellow browed warbler, but not too clear, as it was in the canopy of my Sycamore tree..

1. Back.



2. Goldcrest..



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Re: Recent birds
« Reply #26 on: October 04, 2010, 04:41:07 pm »
A few Widgeon at Trondavoe loch..

Goldcrest
               In my garden..
Blackcap

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Re: Recent birds
« Reply #27 on: October 05, 2010, 10:59:59 am »
In my garden this morning..

Wren.
Goldcrest.
Blackcap.
So far i've only managed to snap the Wren..

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Re: Recent birds up date
« Reply #28 on: October 05, 2010, 05:21:23 pm »
Todays birds.. First the locals..

Blackbird.





Wren.



Blackcap [male]



Garden warbler.







The warbler was very difficult to snap, they are so fast..

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Re: Recent birds todays birds, so far..
« Reply #29 on: October 06, 2010, 09:45:58 am »
Goldfinch, to fast for a pix..

Warbler, probably the same one as yesterdays..

Superb photos of a male Blackcap, only about 10 feet from me..

I've stopped to make a breakfast, I will have another look after I eat.. i'm hank marvin. [starving]

photos later..

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