Monday, 28 September 2009

Garganey

The weather did not look great for photographing the reported Taiga Flycatcher on Fetlar so the day was spent in the south Mainland. Garganey are scarce birds in Shetland - especially in autumn - so it was nice to be able to study and photograph this extremely confiding individual at Boddam.



I tried to get some more Yellow-browed recordings from the long-staying Hoswick bird but it remained silent. A Common Crossbill was flying around the village and from the sonogram, clearly identifiable as a 'glip'.










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