My decent(ish) finds in Feb 2012: 1 Yellow-browed Warbler Carnon Downs 04/02, 1 Water Pipit Carnon Downs 04/02, 1 Smew Loe Pool 01/02

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Wednesday, 7 January 2015


A few from a recent trip to Madeira

 Atlantic Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis atlantis

Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs maderensis. Quite different from ours

 Madeira Firecrest Regulus madeirensis

 Kestrel Falco tinnunculus canariensis. Note the streaky underparts

 Night Heron
Ruddy Shelduck


  1. Lovely set,love the ruddy Shelduck.
    happy New Year llya.

  2. Welcome back! Great photos! Will be in touch soon. We just got back mid day today!
    Happy New Year!! xxx

  3. These birds are gorgeous. So tiny, adorable and so pretty. Thank you for sharing these with us. Can you add more written content about them to make it more useful?


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