Walking with Wildlife

The ramblings of a man with a camera.


2021 Days Out


May 07th

RSPB Conwy

Lifetime First - Whimbrel.  Seen from quite a distance but, after looking at the poor snapshots, some of the waders in the estuary were not the Eurasian Curlew that I thought they were. Now I've got to go back and try to get a decent photo

Yearly “Firsts”


Birds Seen on the Day – 46 Species.

Black Headed Gull, Blackbird, Bullfinch, Buzzard, Chaffinch, Chiffchaff, Coot, Cormorant, Crow, Curlew, Dunlin, Feral Pigeon, Garden Warbler, Garden Warbler, Goldfinch, Goosander, Great White Egret, Greenfinch, Grey Heron, Herring Gull, House Martin, House Sparrow, Jackdaw, Kingfisher, Lesser Black Backed Gull, Little Egret, Little Grebe, Magpie, Mallard, Moorhen, Mute Swan, Oyster Catcher, Pheasant, Robin, Rook, Sand Martin, Sandpiper, Sedge Warbler, Shelduck, Swallow, Swift, Wheatear, Whimbrel, Whitethroat, Wood Pigeon.

May 27th

WWT Martin Mere

Yearly Firsts.

Avocet, Bar Headed Goose, Barrow's Goldeneye, Black Spur-winged Goose, Black Swan, Blue-winged Teal, Bufflehead, Canvassback, Cape Barren Goose, Cape Teal, Chilean Flamingo, Chiloe Widgeon, Cinnamon Teal, Common Pochard, Corn Bunting, Coscoroba Swan, Cuckoo, Eider, Emperor Goose, Ferruginous Duck, Fulvous Whistling Duck, Goldeneye, Greater Flamingo, Hawaiian goose, Hooded Merganser, Indian Spot-billed Duck, Lesser White Fronted Goose, Magpie Goose, Mandarin Duck, Marsh Harrier, Muscovy Duck, Puna Teal, Red Breasted Goose, Red Shoveler, Red-billed Teal, Red-crested Pochard, Red-crowned Crane, Ruddy Shelduck, Ruddy-headed Goose, Smew, South African Shelduck, South African Yellow-billed Duck, Southern Screamer, Swan Goose, Trumpeter Swan, White Stork, White-cheeked Pintail, White-faced Whistling Duck, Wood Duck, Yellow-billed Duck.

Also seen on the day

Blackbird, Black Headed Gull, Buzzard, Canada Goose, Carrion Crow, Coot, Domestic Goose, Greylag Goose, Jackdaw, Magpie, Moorhen, Mute Swan, Pied Wagtail, Robin, Rook, Song Thrush and Swallow.

Album on facebook.





Previous Page Home Next