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Latest pictures from our fantastic trips !
Juvenile Peregrine on an industrial estate in a town centre
in Wales. It was taken handheld from 400 mts
There were also three other lively young !
Lunchtime in the Pyrenees! Burbage Birders
take a break after locating a White Backed Woodpecker.
Pic by Bern Gibney
Whimbrel & more Whimbrel !
But where is the Curlew?
Malc Almey & Alma Peasegood
finding themselves too short on the
Rio Formosa Portugal 2014
Pic by Ken R.
Don't you dare come into my territory, or else !
Two male Ouzel sorting it out on the Cairngorms.
(Brian Pollard )
Great views of Spotless Starling, Serin and Pallid Swift
from my balcony at the Hotel Alcazar in Monte Gordo
Just back from Spain and already giving us
this great shot of a Booted Eagle !
But what species is it carrying ??
Well done Mr Pollard !
The Devon Penduline Tit.
David Carr again!
Now you can see the difference .
Another excellent action picture from
This is the Hudsonian Godwit from Somerset.
Back from his trip to SA and on the shutter!
Welcome back Brian Pollard.
Redwing in his garden today
Four Spot Chaser.
With five club members
Ken R Picture.
Lesser Whitethroat ...and a ring bearer !
Middleton Lakes RSPB singing to us.
Picture by Dave Mason
Leaving Mull 2017
Go for it Boy !
Sedge Warbler back at Middleton RSPB
on the Sunday morning club walk.
Great place Leicestershire.
Just another of our ,must see, locations ... get up there and visit !
Warren Hills and the Yellowhammer are waiting.
On the Isle of Lunga with the Puffins and
12 members of Burbagebirders.
Red Throated Diver on the nest at Orkney
The Titchwell Song Thrush 12/08/17 Ken R
I hope this superb picture , taken at Chanory point yesterday morning ,
09/07/17 by Alister Kemp, brings back memories of the thirteen
Burbagebirders Club visit in 2016. Thanks Alister !
Great today to see the three Butterflies that always seem to fly together !
Ringlet, Meadow Brown and the best looking one .... the male Gatekeeper below.
Black Headed Gull upset with the Titchwell Little Gull!
A welcome return to Brian Pollards pictures !
I'm sure this little beauty is on it's way to Scilly
in the next few weeks.
My friends house in Framingham Mass had
them sitting on the garage roof.
A Brian Pollard Picture
This picture taken in Brian's garden.
Keep them coming Sir !
Such a shame ... These two deceased
Waxwings were found on Morrisons Car Park
in Hinckley by Mrs Bursnell on her shopping visit
to the supermarket today 12/03/17 !
Spot the Little Owl !
Shot ,and nearly missed , with my Canon !
Another great shot from David Carr!
Short Toed Eagle in Sussex.
This illusive wader on the "Brides" at the
end of October please !
A Derek Evans picture.
Ivory Gull David Carr (14)
Off my perch !! This Common Tern wants
the visiting Whimbrel to give it back !!
Picture by Brian Pollard with his brother Martin
at Horsham Reserve
t's all action once again from Brian Pollard.
This time a very annoyed Kingfisher is attacking
a Common Snipe at Brian's local pond in Welshpool
t's not very often you get a chance to meet up with
the magnificent Yellow Billed Cuckoo.
So it was a real bonus to be off the Scilly Isles on
the same day it arrived in Porthgwarra
only 15 mins from St Just airport.
Thanks once again to David Carr for the picture !
Masked Shrike at Kilnsea.
Seen by the famous five + one burbagebirders !
on a Last Minute Birding day to Spurn.
Picture by our "eye to the sky" roving camera man
And here it is the fantastic Bridled Tern
Somebody on the boat asked me if they
would be able to ID it !
Picture is copyright and reproduced with
permission from Frank Golding
What a cracker of a warbler in Durham.
This picture of the Myrtle Warbler was taken
by our roving camera man. David Carr
Male Pied Flycatcher pictured by Brian Pollard
at Lake Vyrnwy ( note the ring )
Great to see you back on the lens Brian.
Rufus Tailed Rock Thrush.
Taken in the Pyrenees by Ken R !
One of the many spectacular views
on our trip in the Pyrenees
The "Dungie" Black Winged Stilt.
David Carr Again !!
Excellent shot of a "Ring O" from Brian Pollard.
At last the Autumn migration is in full swing
with this Picture of a Black Redstart from David Carr
The East coast from Shetland to Suffolk has seen
some great birds.
This magnificent Mandarin was showing off at
Cannop Pond for David Carr.
Whooper embracing all at Coed y dinas .
Brian Pollards fault !
Just a few of the 16800 Barnie's on Islay during
our trip in November 2012. Memories of them
taking to the air in the early morning will remain
with us forever. Brian Pollard again.
Northern Wheatear caught in flight on Great Bernara
off the coast of North Harris on our 2011 tour of the
Outer Hebrides Picture by David ( pick a seat ) Carr
Montague's Harrier juvenile on a Barley field in
north Norfolk. This pair successfully raised two young
and it's now our hope they return next year'
. Picture by David Carr
O2 be in London birding, and that's what we did.
Ten members on the Thames at East India Basin
enjoying the birdlife in the big city.
Not only that but the Fabulous "Jersey Boys" at
the Prince Edward Theatre.
Picture Brian Pollard
Great house but not sure about the plastic bag.
Now you can tell Stork from butter !!
This delightful Spanish Sparrow was taken
by Brian Pollard nesting in a Storks nest on
Stork Alley near Mertola.
Purple Swamp Hen at Quinto De Largo golf course
After the rain we had on Thursday this must be on
the 3rd hole.
Across the bridge to Spain from Portugal
Walking back to the Minibus after crippling
views of Spectacled Warbler.
I'ts him again ! The Bustards are behind you Geoff.
Roller and Roller in Castro Verde Portugal
This picture on North Uist by Brian Pollard .
Shows Geoff Busby looking like he knows what he's doing !!!
No excuses for getting the ID wrong on this classic
shot of a Rough Legged Buzzard taken by David Carr
at Gedling Pit Top Nott's
Another heron species from David Carr.
He's just got to stop stalking herons through Attenborough
Somebody please tell him to get some good wader shots!!
And this of course is the recent Squacco Heron that graced
the Nottingham reserve.
Corncrake calling on Iona in May 2010
Probably calling me for making too much noise!
Picture by David Carr
This super shot of a Bearded Tit was taken by
David Carr on his one day leading into two days
birding around Norfolk.
Pity you went home David .
Let's face it this picture of a Bohemian Waxwing
in Brian Pollards garden just had to be on this
page. There has been a massive influx of this
fantastic bird over the last month. I have seen
four at Fosse Meadows, three in Market Bosworth
and seventeen at Walsall car auctions. Perhaps
looking for a cheap car to get home !!
Dalmatian Pelican flying over Mandra Lake
in Bourgas Bulgaria on our recent birding
holiday. Picture by Brian Pollard
This is a classic shot of our favourite winter thrush
the Redwing. Very big numbers are in the UK at this
time devouring our berries.
Picture by Brian Pollard with his brother Martin in
This fantastic picture of a Killer Whale was taken by
David & Joan Carmen on their recent birding trip to
the west coast of America.
This picture of a Limpkin was taken by Derek Evans
in Southport Park Florida during our 2007 tour. The
snack being devoured is of course an Apple Snail. 12
Burbagebirders enjoyed this very successful trip .
Burrowing Owl taken on Marco Florida by myself
Derek Evans with the beehive donated by ourselves
Derek is here showing his talent for joined up writing!
This great shot of a male Bullfinch was taken by Brian Pollard
in his garden at Welshpool
Swamp Hen Corkscrew Swamp 2010
Burrowing Owl Marco Island 2010
Northern Cardinal 2010
Red Shouldered Hawk 2010
Reddish Egret 2010
Redpoll in winter
This picture of a Reed Warbler was taken by Brian Pollard in
Welshpool during 2008.
A weekend in Wales is being arranged in 2009 .Included
will be a trip to Skolkholm & Skomer plus a day on Ramsey
Contact me now if you're Interested !!
Common Grackle ( Eastern ) Brinson Park FL 2008
Wood Stork Brinson Park FL 2008
The illusive Grey Catbird Great Meadow FL 2008
Blue Jay at Seabrook N/H Autumn 2008
Common Yellowthroat taken @ Seabrook N/H 2008