Tuesday 10 February 2015

A Good Days Birding !!

Off on our journeys again today with a new one on board in the shape of Hoppo ..Dave Hopkins !!! with our first stop at Holes Bay in Poole Harbour , seen there today was a juvenile Eurasian Spoonbill , a Spotted Redshank , 6 Red-Breasted Merganser and a female Smew ! on then to Gosport to look for the long staying American Ring-Billed Gull and after a bit of a wait the bird graced us with its presence , my first RBG for quite a while !
We then went to Wyke Down near Salisbury Plain to finish the day off and we ended up seeing 2 Short-Eared Owl , a Male and 3 Female Hen Harrier , a Common Kestrel , a Peregrine Falcon , 50+ Red-Legged Partridge , a very large flock of Fieldfare , 3 Roe Deer and a couple of Brown Hare .

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