Saturday, 19 June 2010

Longmynd - Spotted Flycatcher

A day spent in Shropshire created one photo opportunity during the afternoon session in the Longmynd area. I have rather a 'soft spot' for Spotted Flycatchers and hopes of an encounter were high!

A pair were eventually trackied down but needed the utmost patience until one eventually came close enough.

Not much variety but this burst was head and shoulders better than the rest.......

A female Common Redstart was also on the scene.....

With a trip to Manchester airport looming for tomorrow - I feel the need to escape, what are the chances of a decent bird dropping into the North West?