Rising Sun Country Park - Wednesday 19th June 2013

With the good weather, Mrs Y & I decided to have a wander round the Rising Sun Country Park this evening. We didn't see anything out of the ordinary, but enjoyed the exercise.  

BBC Natural World: A Highland Haven

This is one of my favourite documentaries & the more I watch the more it inspires.....

Wykeham Forest - Saturday 8th June 2013

Noddle, Mrs Y & I headed south for a quick trip to see some raptors.

Today's Sightings - Sparrowhawk, Common Buzzard, Goshawk, Kestrel, Chaffinch, Raven, Jackdaw, Magpie, Swift, Swallow & Blue Tit. No sign of Honey Buzzard.

Red-Backed Shrike - Saturday 1st June 2013

Noddle & I decided to take a quick trip to St Mary's to have a look at a male Red-backed Shrike.

After 15-20 minutes with the help of a couple of other birders, we managed to get some great views even if it was a little far away.

Red-backed Shrike

 Today's sightings included - Red-backed Shrike, Reed Bunting & Linnet.