Wednesday, 29 June 2011

Common Rosefinch

A very quick snapshot of the Nethybridge Rosefinch, really brief views before it scarpered!

Monday, 27 June 2011

Top weekend!!

Gannets at Troup Head RSPB reserve 

 Dolphins at Aberdeen

"Ooooo thats a long way down"  Puffins at Fowlsheugh RSPB

What a top weekend!  Right from Friday when I drove down to Dyce via Troup head and Strathbeg, Saturday watching Dolphinns the visiting Fowlsheugh (one of my favourite reserves) then a return to my childhood with a visit to Cadona's Beach amusements in Aberdeen on Sunday!  Happy days.

Thursday, 23 June 2011

Holidays are over!

Just back from a holiday of a lifetime in Alberta Canada, what a place and some really stunning wildlife, on the mammal front Black and Grizzly bear, Moose, Elk, Beaver, Gopher, Ground Squirrel and Chipmunk birdwise I have not fully listed all species but looks like about 45/50 lifers! And from a technically non-birding holiday thats pretty darn good! More details to follow:

 Western Kingbird

 White Crowned Sparrow

American Robin