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Re: Recent birds todays photos..
« Reply #30 on: October 06, 2010, 02:17:58 pm »
Blackcap..







Blackcap caught an earwig..















It pays to check your garden..

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Re: Recent birds
« Reply #31 on: October 06, 2010, 03:17:57 pm »
I'll have to add a Redpole, and the redish brown warbler to the list, for todays birds..

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Re: Recent birds. an update..
« Reply #32 on: October 08, 2010, 08:14:28 am »
So far this morning..

Blackcap.

Warbler [possibly garden] photos tonight..

The redpole from two days ago, if it turns out reasonable, then i'll show its pix..

Heron taking flight at Garths voe yesterday..

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Re: Recent birds.Full up date
« Reply #33 on: October 08, 2010, 03:07:36 pm »
blackcap
garden warbler   All in my garden..
sparrows
starlings
lapland buntings [seven] outskirts of voe
golden plover     [flock]
hoodie crows
rock pipit           [toft]
rock dove          .[toft]
curlew               [toft]
shag                 [toft]

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Re: Recent birds.. photos..
« Reply #34 on: October 08, 2010, 08:42:44 pm »
Garden warbler, in my garden..







Golden plover, at Maidenfield..



Heron at Garths voe..





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Re: Recent birds.. todays birds from eshaness.
« Reply #35 on: October 09, 2010, 06:27:06 pm »
Lapland bunting..

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3. Skylark..



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6. Meadow pipit..



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Re: Recent birds.i was dreaming, or was I..
« Reply #36 on: October 10, 2010, 10:24:24 am »
So far today..

Robin.
Blackbird.

Then I thought of the Goldcrest I saw a few days ago..

Just then I caught a movement in the honeysuckle..

It was the Goldcrest.. I have one passible photo of it, which i'll show later..

I also took photos of the Blackbird, but none of the Robin, it was to fast for me..

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Re: Recent birds
« Reply #37 on: October 10, 2010, 06:36:44 pm »
Nightjar at Sandgarth. thanks Tony for the tip off..





Front view of a very unusual bird..



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Re: Recent birds. yellow browed warbler & goldcrest.
« Reply #38 on: October 11, 2010, 03:56:49 pm »
17 photos, so i will split them in two threads.

Yellow browed warbler. 3 photos.

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goldcrest.. [ Europes smallest bird ]

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Re: Recent birds. yellow browed warbler & goldcrest.
« Reply #39 on: October 11, 2010, 04:03:08 pm »
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All taken at Sandgarth.. no sign of the Nightjar, but that does not mean its not there..

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Re: Recent birds. [todays]
« Reply #40 on: October 13, 2010, 05:28:09 pm »
Lapland bunting..













Skylark..



Blackcap [sandgarth]



Home.. [blackbird]





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Re: Recent birds
« Reply #41 on: October 14, 2010, 06:18:44 pm »
Hello George,

Really enjoying looking at your bird photographs. Became interested when we lived in Fair Isle for a couple of years. We lived in the Old Hall which had a bird trap at the back. We used to catch birds before we went to school and put them in a bag until the 'birdman' came to pick them up and ring them. I was only 7 at the time. My daughter is very jealous when I tell her about catching the birds but to us it was just a normal morning. Great days.

Shire.

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Re: Recent birds
« Reply #42 on: October 14, 2010, 08:14:18 pm »
Thats very interesting, I was just reading a post by  shetlandwild, on twitter..
 
Another great day: Dave and group on Fair Isle had the Olive-backed Pipit again, and a Barred Warbler on the window ledge of the guest house! This was at the old haa.. They maintain they serve the best meals on Fair Isle.. its a small world..  ;D

My friends the Gerrards, tony & beth, were out there a couple of weeks ago.. they love it..

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Re: Recent birds
« Reply #43 on: October 16, 2010, 07:17:47 am »
I was a wee bit disappointed at Sandgarth yesterday, the birds were a little camera shy  ::)

But I did see a few blackcaps, goldcrest and a robin..

 I got one photo of the goldcrest, but it was deep in the pine-tree, so i will not show it, the blackcaps would'nt stay still long enough for me to get a photo, but the robin did, albiet a bit far away.. here he is, about 100 feet from me..



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Re: Recent birds. Nothing to get excited at.
« Reply #44 on: October 19, 2010, 10:21:57 am »
I took these yesterday at the s/ mainland,

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Sparrow.



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Ringed plover at Virkie pool.



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Pigeons at the north end of Spiggie loch..



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