Feb 212021
Russian Geese in the Trent Valley

A message from one of the local stalwart birders this morning, advising me that the Russian White-fronted Geese were on view in local fields, only a mile or so from where I live. I’ve been unlucky connecting with these in the past, so it was great to watch 5 of them (4 adults and 1 […]

 Posted by at 3:42 pm
Feb 202021
Just Local Stuff

A few photos from recent days around my local patch. Birding is very quiet at the moment and the weather has been difficult for photography – grey, dull and rainy. However the sun did come out a for a few hours, when I managed to photograph a very obliging Robin.

 Posted by at 4:09 pm
Feb 202021
North American Duck Stays Local

The first winter drake Ring-necked Duck, that I was party to finding back in December 2020, is still staying faithful to a small lake, called Home Lake, at Staunton Harold Hall on the Leicestershire/Derbyshire border and only a mile or so from home. The species is a major rarity to my home county of Derbyshire, […]

 Posted by at 12:11 pm
Feb 122021
Eastern Delight on Local Pool

I decided to pay a visit to Melbourne Pool on 10th February 2021. It was a glorious morning, plenty of snow, clear blue skies, ideal for some local photography. The pool is only a 10 minute walk from where I live. The pool was around half frozen over, with several large areas of open water. […]

 Posted by at 7:50 pm
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