Wednesday, 21 October 2009

Shropshire - quick catch up

One or two pictures whilst out and about in Shropshire over the past week or two.....

The Bittern has landed at Venus Pool(9th)! Lucky enough to be sitting in the hide as it flew in - for the first time this Autumn? - roosting record shot in near darkness!!

Shropshire Red Kite at Crudgington on the 10th being mobbed by Corvids.

A Black-tailed Godwit dropped into VP on the 14th - present all afternoon.

Grey Wagtail at Chelmarsh on 17th - no sign of the Jack Snipe!

A Little Egret still in (and out) at Venus Pool on 18th

plus a local Sparrowhawk.....

seen off by a Jackdaw!

I'm off to Norfolk this week - hopes of something special??