Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Flamborough & area, late april and early May 2011


... which sounds sublime, but there were other, somewhat more pressing priorities over the fortnight or more we were back, and thus birding was limited to a couple of wanders when opportunity allowed. Still, wonderful to have the old man on the mend, meaning that upcoming bulletins for the rest of the year and beyond will indeed be from a galaxy far, far away.

Meanwhile, Flamborough still provided, of course.....





Grasshopper Warbler, Curlew, Yellowhammer




Wheatear, Whitethroat, Meadow Pipit





Ring Ouzel, Barn Owl, Gannet, Yellow Wagtail



.... and a Common Crane heading north up the coast