Archives for: June 2011

2011-06-25

Temperatures begin to cimb - local breeding terns manage somehow to survive

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A Little Tern with a chick - one of three

little tern and chick
one of the chicks on walk about - hard to see unless they move
little tern chick

after Brendan's unseasonal obs of a Long legged Buzzard and Great White Egret here is another unexpected visitor a Purple Heron
Purple Heron

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2011-06-10

On the shore Busaiteen

Permalink 12:34:53, Categories: Observation by Howard  

A half tide and still surprisingly a lot around - species seen - Grey, Lesser and Greater Sand Plover, Red and Green Shank, Sanderling, Dunlin, Curlew and Turnstone beside the known breeding species of Kentish Plover, Sauders's, Lesser Crested and White-cheeked Tern, plus numerous Western Reef Herons and Socotra Cormorants.
Curlew
Curlew

Curlew
Saunders's Tern
Saunders's Tern

Saunders's Tern

Juvenile
Saunders's Tern

White-cheeked Tern
White-cheeked Tern
Juvenile
White-cheeked Tern

Greater Sand Plover
Greater Sand Plover

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2011-06-03

June - the heat begins

Permalink 07:12:11, Categories: Admin - Howard King  

Grey Francolin
Grey Francolin

Grey Francolin

Grey Francolin

Kentish Plover a hardy chick
Kentish Plover

Namaqua Dove

A belated image missed from the week before
Blue-cheeked Bee-eaters
Blue-cheeked Bee-eaters

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