Juv GND 2 edit
1st winter Great Northern Diver (Gavia immer) – Birkenhead Docks, Cheshire
Patch Snipe in flight at WFGR
Common Snipe (Gallinago gallinago) – Birkenhead Docks, Cheshire
Burton Buzzard_edited-1
Common Buzzard (Buteo buteo) – Neston, Cheshire
Common Scoter off Hoylake
Common Scoter (Melanitta nigra) – East Hoyle Bank, Cheshire
Long-eared Owl @Bardsey_edited-1
Long-eared Owl (Asio otus) – Bardsey Island, Gwynedd
Bardsey White Wagtail_edited-1
Juvenile White Wagtail (Motacilla alba) – Bardsey Island, Gwynedd
Bardsey Guillemot_edited-1
Common Guillemot (Uria aalge) – Bardsey Island, Gwynedd
Med Gull_edited-1
1st summer Meditterian Gull (Ichthyaetus melanocephalus) – RSPB Burton Mere Wetlands, Cheshire
The Red Kite copy
Red Kite (Milvus milvus) – Aberdovy, Powys
The Spanish Urban Misconception_edited-1
Greater Flamingo (Phenicopterus roseus) – Calpe, Alicante
The Smew_edited-1
Smew (Mergellus albellus) – LWT Lunt Meadows, Lancashire
Where it all began 12 years ago
Immature male Black-winged Stilt (Himantopus himantopus) – Calpe, Alicante
Leasowe Hobby_edited-1
Eurasian Hobby (Falco Subbuteo) – Leasowe Lighthouse, Cheshire
Spanish Yellow Wagtail
Western Yellow Wagtail (ssp. iberiae) – Calpe, Alicante
Nightjar 47 years later_edited-1
European Nightjar (Caprimulgus europaeus) – Hilbre Island, Cheshire
BM Spot shank 2
Juvenile Spotted Redshank (Tringa erythropus) – Burton Mere Wetlands, Cheshire
Dartford Warbler_edited-1
Dartford Warbler (Sylvia undata) – Horsley Common, Suffolk
Thornwick Pool Barn Owl_edited-1
Adult male Barn Owl (Tyto alba) – Flamborugh, East Yorkshire
Burton SEO
Short-eared Owl (Asio flammeus) – Burton Marsh, Cheshire
juvenile garganey
juvenile Garganey (Anas querquedula) – Gilroy, Cheshire

 

hybrid scuap 3_edited-1
1st winter Greater Scaup (Aythya marila) – Birkenhead Docks, Cheshire
Seacombe Gull_edited-1
1st winter European Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) – Seacombe, Cheshire
icelandic redwing
Redwing (ssp. coburni) – Reykholt, Iceland 
juv hobby
1st winter Eurasian Hobby (Falco subbuteo) – Denhall Quay, Cheshire

 

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Brent Goose (ssp. bernicla) – YWT Spurn, East Yorkshire
Black Tern NB_edited-1
Black Tern (Childonias niger) – New Brighton, Cheshire
elliots-common-redstart-spurn_edited-1
Moulting adult male Common Redstart (Phoenicurus phoenicurus) – YWT Spurn, East Yorkshire
pablo-1_edited-1
Red-crested Pochard (Netta rufina) – Walton Hall Park, Liverpool
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Common Redshank (Tringa totanus) – Hoylake, Cheshire
aston-park-drake-shoveler_edited-1
Northern Shoveler (Anser clypeata) – Aston Park, Cheshire
pk-hh_edited-1
Adult male Hen Harrier (Circus cyaneus) – Parkgate, Cheshire
pennington-long-tailed-duck_edited-1
1st winter drake Long-tailed Duck (Clangula hyemalis) – Pennington Flash, Gtr Manchester
EFWL Scandy 3rd winter_edited-1
3rd winter European Herring Gull (ssp. argentatus) – Birkenhead Docks, Cheshire
CURLEW CQ_edited-1
Eurasian Curlew (Numenius arquata) Connah’s Quay NR, Flintshire
gull roost YLG_edited-1
3rd winter Yellow-legged Gull (Larus michahellis) – Birkenhead Docks, Cheshire
Pale-bellied Brent Geese off Hilbre_edited-1
Brent Goose (ssp. hrota) – Hilbre Island, Cheshire
White Wagtail
Adult male White Wagtail (Motacilla alba) – Birkenhead Docks, Cheshire
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Bleached adult (top) & 1st summer (bottom) European Storm Petrel (Hydrobates pelagicus) – Bardsey Island, Gwynedd
Sandbach GCG edit_1
Great crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus) – Sandbach Flash’s, Cheshire
BMW Little Gull 2_edited-1
1st summer Little Gull (Hydrocoloeus minutus) – RSPB Burton Mere Wetlands, Cheshire
Little Ringed Plover at Sandbach Flash_edited-1
Adult male Little Ring Plover (Charadrius dubius) – Sandbach Flash’s, Cheshire
RO @ College 2
Ring Ouzel (Turdus torquatus) – Hilbre High School & Humanities College, Cheshire
Whimbrel showing off Porth Colmon_edited-1
Whimbrel (ssp. phaeopus) – Porth Colmon, Gwynedd
Red-breasted Merganser at Porthmadog_edited-1
Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator) – Porthmadog, Gwynedd
Hepatic Cuckoo BTO Bird Camp 4_edited-1
Hepatic form of female Common Cuckoo (Cuculus canorus) – Nunnery Lakes, Norfolk
Yellow Wagtail at BTO Bird Camp_edited-1
Western Yellow Wagtail (ssp. flavissima) – Horsley Common, Suffolk
Lakenheath Cuckoo_edited-1
Adult male Common Cuckoo (Cuculus canorus) – RSPB Lakenheath Fen, Suffolk
Bardsey Chough_edited-1
4th cycle+ Red-billed Chough (Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax) – Bardsey Island, Gwynedd
Purple Sandpiper 3_edited-1
Purple Sandpipers (Calidris maritime) – Bardsey Island, Gwynedd
Solfach Wheatear_edited-1
Fresh juvenile Northern Wheatear (Oenanthe oenanthe) – Bardsey Island, Gwynedd
Red-throated Diver_edited-1
1st winter Red-throated Diver (Gavia stellate) – Bardsey Island, Gwynedd
North End Gannet close-in_edited-1
4th cycle+ Northern Gannet (Morus bassanus) – Bardsey Island, Gwynedd
Dock Scoter
female Common Scoter (Melanitta nigra) – Birkenhead Docks, Cheshire
Sedge Warbler send 2_edited-1
1st winter Sedge Warbler (Acrocephalus schoenbaen) – Bardsey Island, Gwynedd
Mediterranean Gull at Seacombe_edited-1
Moulting 3rd cycle+ Meditterian Gull (Ichthyaetus melanocephalus) – Seacombe, Cheshire
Eurasian Sparrowhawk 2nd sum F 1_edited-1
Juvenile female Northern Sparrowhawk (Accipiter nisus) – Bardsey Island, Gwynedd
Stonechat Bardsey 3_edited-1
Fresh juvenile European Stonechat (ssp. hibernans) – Bardsey Island, Gwynedd
Spot fly nant plant_edited-1
Spotted Flycatcher (Muscipcapa striata) – Bardsey Island, Gwynedd
1st winter Common Tern_edited-1
Recently fledged juvenile Common Tern (Sterna hirundo) – Birkenhead Docks, Cheshire
Bardsey Whinchat juv_edited-1
Juvenile Whinchat (Saxicola rubetra) – Bardsey Island, Gwynedd
Ringo 2 @ Bardsey_edited-1
Juvenile Common Ringed Plover (Charadrius hiaticula) – Bardsey Island, Gwynedd
Med Gull_edited-1
Juvenile moulting into 1st winter plumage, Mediterranean Gull (Ichthyaetus melanocephalus) – Bardsey Island, Gwynedd
Greenland Wheatear_edited-1
Northern Wheatear (ssp. leucorhoa) – Bardsey Island, Gwynedd
Grenland Wheatear MSE_edited-1
Northern Wheatear (ssp. leucorhoa) – Bardsey Island, Gwynedd
Waders at HL_edited-2
Eurasian Oystercatcher, Grey Plover, Dunlin, Sanderling and Red Knot – Hoylake, Cheshire
cormorant at puffin island copy
Great Cormorant (Phalacrocrax carbo) – Hilbre Island, Cheshire
Funny looking
A juvenile Sandwich Tern that’s retained its yellow as a chick (Thalasseus sandvicensis) Hilbre Island, Cheshire
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