Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Ring Ouzel at Priest Hill


Yes I know that the image above is not quite in focus - that you are having to peer between branches of a bush - and look through a strand of barbed-wire fence - but at least you can share in my joy of this morning's male Ring Ouzel at Priest Hill. It even drew a crowd of admirers, as four birders made the trip once twitter 'twatted'. The bird stayed in Bunting Field for up to an hour, but was very wary and flighty, so I largely let it be.

As some form of compensation for the poor pic, have a male Kestrel from this morning...

4 comments:

  1. How can such a powerful bird be so light?

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    1. If you hold one Simon you get to appreciate how little body there is and how much is feathers.

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  2. BOOM! (haha...) Brilliant bird, you must have been thrilled!

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    1. I wuz chuffed Seth... (BOOM my arse...)

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