Saturday, 3 October 2015

Acadian Flycatcher - New to Britain

Dungeness - Great news tweeted out from Dungeness Bird Observatory yesterday confirmed last months empidonax flycatcher to be an Acadian Flycatcher Empidonax virescens, following results of the dropping DNA analysis at Aberdeen University.
Well done to one and all for a memorable day and an excellent conclusion.

             Acadian Flycatcher, Dungeness, 22nd September 2015 - New to Britain

Lade - Thick fog - Despite the peasouper this morning Goldcrests seemed to everywhere hereabouts calling from garden and scrub cover, along with several Chiffchaffs. Small parties of Redpolls and Goldfinches went over in the murk. A second visit late morning with the fog clearing failed to find much else

                                Foggy Lade


  1. Male Eider at the patch Saturday

    1. Thanks Ken, they`re pretty scarce down here, particularly settled on the sea.