September 2008

24 September 2008

Not often that you can get close to Redshank at the Brue Estuary, so thought I'd better take a pic. Typically posing on the picturesque River Brue feature of a muddy shopping trolley.

21 September 2008

Visible migration has been fairly obvious at Brean Down in the last week or so. These were all taken on Brean Down within the last week - Chiffchaff (top), House Martin (middle) and Pied Flycatcher (lower).

14 September 2008

Having spent all weekend trying, but failing to find a Wryneck, I gave in and went to see these two birds at kingston Seymour. The top two images are of the same bird, but the lower image is of a second bird at the same place. Quite stunning birds!

Black Tern (c) James Packer 2008

Black Tern (c) James Packer 2008

6 September 2008

An eventful day with a Grey Phalarope on the sea at Berrow. Later this moulting adult Black Tern showed well at Weston-super-Mare STW whilst an Aquatic Warbler didn't.

Semi P (c) James Packer 2008

Semip (c) James Packer 2008

Semi-palmated Sandpiper (c) James Packer 2008

Semi-palmated Sandpiper (c) James Packer 2008

3 September 2008

A short trip to Dawlish Warren for this Semipalmated Sandpiper, which eventually showed well after spending many hours asleep.


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