Posts Tagged ‘Siskin

25
Apr
22

Scotland

We had a great time in Scotland with an impressive tally of birds for the group. Specialities included. This was no doubt helped by the mild warm southerlies that brought on a spell of early migration. However, there was one bird that dominated the tour. At every single place we ventured from the vehicle this year we could hear and often see Siskin. They were everywhere!

28
Feb
17

February

Some excellent bird tours in February. Around 6 trips into the Brecks and almost as many into the Broads. The tour on the day of storm Doris was a challenge to say the least, but we still managed a few things of interest. Here’s a compendium of photos of just a few birds we came across during the month.

bewicks-swan crane glaucous-gull goshawk great-grey-shrike hawfinch iceland-gull lesser-spotted-woodpecker mediterranean-gullrough-legged-buzzardsiskinsnow-buntingwaxwingwoodlark

 

23
Jun
13

Beguiled by birds

As you read this post I shall be off on our East Coast Seabirds Tour. More on that later but in the meantime I thought I would post a few more shots I took on the Welsh Tour.
We made a comfort stop and were beguiled by a selection of finches coming to feed. Always flighty, the Siskins and Redpolls teased us with how close they would come.

Common Redpoll

Siskin




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