Monday, 14 July 2014

Scarce Breeding Birds


This summer seems to have been a good one for many of our local breeding wild birds.  In addition to the common fare, it sees that several of a scarce species are also having a profitable breeding season.  Below are a couple of images from local wildlife enthusiasts depicting some of our scarcer breeding birds...


Neil M

Turtle Dove at Harrington Airfield
courtesy of Simon Hales

Adult Barn Owl with four
fledged young to the east of
the county, courtesy of
John Finlayson

Digi-scoped image (taken at long range)
of a Spotted Flycatcher at it's nest towards
the east of the county, courtesy
of Neil Hasdell

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