Monday, 29 October 2012

An Hour Larking About!

A few shots from Grove Ferry and Stodmarsh today. A full report of birds seen today can be viewed on the Kent Ornithological Society (KOS) website or click on the link: http://www.kentos.org.uk/Stodmarsh/octobersightings2012.htm



Goldcrest

This afternoon I managed to make a visit to Reculver to once again try to see if I could get any images of the 2 Shorelark and 2 Snow Buntings with the sun on them. On arrival the sun was indeed shining but it did not take long for the clouds to once again fill the sky and on my way back the rain started. I managed to find them easily enough as they were only 10 metres apart at times and I spent some time grabbing photos. The results were not bad but I really need to be here when the sun is shining on them. Another date will be planned hopefully. Other bits noted walking back were 1 Little Egret, 2 Dunlin, 2 Sparrowhawk, 2 Rock Pipit, 15 Ringed Plover, 3 Turnstone, 1 Kestrel and c30 Mallard.

 Snow Bunting

Shorelark

Snow Bunting




15 comments:

  1. Those 2 birds are stunning!
    I wish I could see them one day!
    your photos are absolutely brilliant, you must have been really close to manage such sharpness!
    Sincere congrats!

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  2. Absolute beauties mate, great pics, I'll check out KOS later :-)

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  3. You got the best of the weather today marc :-) Nice images, especially that Beardy :-)

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  4. Excelentes capturas tanto del Reyezuelo como del Bigotudo.Saludos

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  5. They are fantastic, I absolutely love 'em.

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  6. I'm not sure which one is my favorite - they're both great looking birds! I've never seen a Bearded Tit before, though. Striking bird!

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  7. Stunning Marc....bloody stunning.

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  8. You do take a very good photograph Mark! Very good!

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  9. All the birds are so beautiful!

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  10. Marc. Brilliant shots of the goldcrest...never easy to capture these little beauties. Shorelark and snow bunting not bad either. Well done look forward to more from your lens.

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  11. The Goldcrest photos are superb!

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  12. The Shorelark and Snow Bunting images are great, but I really take my hat off to you for the Goldcrest images! It's hard enough to get a clear view of one, let alone be ready with the camera for the split second that one does appear in the open and in fair light! Brilliant!!!

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