Tuesday, October 28, 2003

Most photographed bird in Cornwall?

As it frequented the boating lake and adjacent car park, where this was snapped, it was a favourite among birders passing through.

Second calendar year Ring-billed Gull (Larus delawarensis)

Nikon CP995

Friday, October 17, 2003

The Wandering Whistler

This little fellow spent some time in the area normall associating with a Greylag flock and seen over quite a wide area. This was a long-range stretched digiscope effort at Prior's Fen.

Fulvous Whistling-Duck (Dendrocygna bicolor)

Digiscoped with the Nikon CP995, Leica APO77 and 32x eyepiece.

Tuesday, October 07, 2003

Stonebridge Corner insects

Often a visit to Prior's Fen is just as interesting for the insects at the start of the footpath at Stonebridge Corner.

Male Migrant Hawkers (Aeshna mixta)

Comma butterfly (Polygonia c-album)

Nikon CP995