October 29, 2011

Long tailed tit

To listen to the whistles of the approaching Long tailed tits always makes me stop and watch them pass by.

October 20, 2011

Pectoral sandpiper pair

These Pectoral sandpipers were feeding around the moss 
on the rock boulders on the Lough Atedaun shoreline.
Nice to see a pair.
Had to get wet again for the shots.cold water

Whooper swan , Sign of winter

The sight of Whooper swans arriving at Lough Atedaun . sign of winter, cold, bbbrrrrr!

October 19, 2011

Shades of Wheater

A few colourful Wheater are feeding between the rocks and fields at Clahane

Watching Gadwall

12 Gadwall were in the pond at Morris mills.
The Gadwall were being watched by a Fox aswell as myself

October 7, 2011

Snow buntings on the headland

A few Snow buntings on the headland,always pleasure to see.

Pomarine skuas off the Ross

Pomarine skua [juv]
Over 30 Pom skua ,10 Arctic skua, 10 Great skua passed us by between the bridges of ross and the Fodry headland
West coast birding, Ireland style

October 1, 2011