Birds

And out they all came

They all seemed to come out to play at lunchtime today. There were scores of Serins, gaggles of Goldfinches, bags of bobbers and waggers, Black Redstarts everywhere and even the odd dragonfly putting in an appearance....
Continue Reading
Birds

Welcome visitor

They may be common elsewhere but not here, so I was very surprised, and pleased, to come across this character down by the river. The Robin, or European Robin, Erithacus rubecula....
Continue Reading
Birds

Paddling gulls

A couple of Yellow-Legged Gulls, Larus michahellis, were paddling on the beach this afternoon. They weren't bothered about being close to humans, but did shy away when a gaggle of pigeons approached along the beach....
Continue Reading