Will with Moorhen in April 2006
Will with Moorhen in 2011
Maybe Birdwise this could be a repeat of 2006 which involved 2 first's for Britian and a very good supporting cast such as Lanceolated warbler, two Black Throated Thrushes, Olive Backed Pipit, etc......We just have to wait and see!!
I got the afternoon off, and headed off to the SE to have a quick scout around, I had just put a different lens on my camera which I had fun experimenting with it. Then I got a phone call from Hollie to say she can see me on the Rippack and I should come and see her 4 brand new Piglets which came on the boat the day before. After a nice short walk to Burkle, I found myself being introduced to Spot, Wilbur, ?. ? .
I thought one of them should be called Chops but that idea did not go down to well.
I got a lift back to the obs only to be told there is a Coot on Da Water, It sunk in that I needed Coot for my Fair isle List so straight after Dinner, I went down to twitch it successfully bringing my Fair isle List to a whopping 237 species. This one species I never thought of twitching especially when I have seen hundreds (maybe even thousands) back on mainland Britian.
As I was on a role, I quickly Marched up to Golden Water as the light was fading to tick of the lonely Whooper Swan which has been around for a few days, and also the Male Scaup which had being keeping it company for most of the day.