Thursday 22 September 2022

22 Sept 2022 - Queen of Spain Fritillaries at Walmer, Kent

My first and only previous QoS Frit was an example many moons ago on the Isles of Scilly, so when numerous adults were found to be inhabiting some fields in East Kent...I just had to go and have another bit of quality time in the company of Her Majesty! 

Thursday 15 September 2022

15 Sept 2022 - local migrants

 Been a lovely batch of migrants this autumn found on the local patch!

Wednesday 14 September 2022

14 Sept 2022 - Spotted Flycatchers! Ditton/East Malling, Kent

Up to four Spotted Flycatchers just a short walk from the office - fantastic to see these gems which are sadly declining year-on-year  

Sunday 11 September 2022

11 Sept 2022 - Honey Buzzard at St Margarets, Kent

Enjoyed taking a few pictures of this young Honey Buzzard passing through on migration to Africa for the winter...

11 Sept 2022 - Green Sandpipers at Stodmarsh NNR, Kent

Enjoyed several Green Sandpipers at Stoddy today - some even venturing close enough to have their picture taken!

Saturday 10 September 2022

10 Sept 2022 - Red-necked Phalarope, Bucks

Managed to drop in on this Red-necked Phalarope on way from Kent to Bedfordshire... A great wee Chiffchaff helped make the fun day...

Monday 5 September 2022

2-4 Sept 2022 - Dartmoor, Devon

 Had a fun weekend away with Max to enjoy the Greater Horseshoe Bats at Buckfastleigh. The trip yielded our chosen quarry and a nice selection of avian delights... And some Cirl Buntings on the way home!