Wood Warbler

Wood Warbler
Seeswood Pool 2008

Monday, 19 October 2015

3rd October -17th October 2015

A busy cpl of weekends with not much photography but quite a bit of birding on the 3rd October Donna & myself headed to Slimbridge,Gloucs for the Semipalmated Sandpiper it was distant but good scope views but a welcome addition to both of our Life lists on the 4th October we headed North to Spurn,E.Yorks where we had a cracking day with Arctic Warbler,Little Bunting,3+ Yellow-browed Warblers,Great White Egret & a cracking Juv Citrine Wagtail (3 Lifers for Donna) & Citrine being a long awaited 1st for myself..........

On the 17th October we headed for the East Coast to Wells & Holkham Woods in Norfolk where we had a stunning days birding on a very dull day with Red-flanked Bluetail , Hume's Leaf Warbler, Pallas's Warbler, Blyth's Reed Warbler & a distant Isabelline Shrike with other commoner birds over inc Redwings,Fieldfare,3 Crossbill & Brambling a cracking day with Donna bagging 6 new birds taking her upto 239 Species (235 for the year)