28/03/09

English (UK)   Pratincoles and a shrike  -  Categories: Bird Images (posts)  -  @ 04:04:19 pm

There have been quite a few collared pratincoles around, here are a few pictures. They were squatting on the ground and leaping up at passing insects.


Squatting looking for insects


Leaping for insects


This nice woodchat shrike was hunting nearby

23/03/09

English (UK)   A mixed bunch  -  Categories: Bird Images (posts)  -  @ 10:56:03 am

Here are some more images from my weekend.


Gull-billed tern


Slender-billed gull


Isabelline wheatear


Citrine wagtail


Cattle egrets


Black-winged stilt

19/03/09

English (UK)   Kentish plovers  -  Categories: Bird Images (posts)  -  @ 04:12:35 pm

I was lucky enough to come across a group of Kentish Plovers today, here's the family album.


Here's dad.


Mum.


One of the kids.

14/03/09

English (UK)   Friday 13th March  -  Categories: Bird Images (posts)  -  @ 01:06:01 pm

I went to Dumistan Experimental Chicken Farm yesterday. It might not be as good as Badaan Farm but it certainly came up trumps yesterday.


Bimaculated lark


Namaqua dove (The chicken farm is by far the best place for these)


Woodchat shrike


Pale rock-sparrow


White wagtail


Crested lark

07/03/09

English (UK)   I'm back  -  Categories: Bird Images (posts)  -  @ 10:00:42 am

Well I'm back after a short break in the UK and it's good to get out again. Here are a few pictures from the last two weekends.


Great grey shrike


Namaqua dove


Isabelline shrike


Isabelline wheatear


Pied wheatear

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