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.
MILL ISLAY (14)
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
Curlew Sand taken by Dave Mason on his visit
to the Titchwell reserve.
It'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
It'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 !
White Crowned Chaffinch ??
No; just an aged Chaffinch in my garden.
Patiently waiting for the pension to arrive !
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
Barnacle's from Islay. Not too good in the wind when your skirt blows up !!!!
Pic By Trev Starbuck.
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 !!
Great Spotted Cuckoo in Tenby !
This bird has now been to Tenby as many times as I have.
Thanks David Carr.
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
Off the balcony at the Alcazar. Look at that
woodland. Crested Tit, Short Toed Treecreeper,
Woodchat Shrike and Waxbill's lived here !
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
Picture of a classic Fulmer taken at Hunstanton
cliffs by Brian Pollard on his recent birding
holiday with his wife Sue and Vicky Gilbert.
Their full list of birds seen are on the sightings
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