• BirdForum is the net's largest birding community dedicated to wild birds and birding, and is absolutely FREE!

    Register for an account to take part in lively discussions in the forum, post your pictures in the gallery and more.

Point of Ayr.. (1 Viewer)

GeeJayW

Well-known member
... Went along to the new hide today, rebuilt courtesy of lots of hard work by RSPB folks, financial support from BHP Billiton. Not a huge amount on view, though these guys turned up:

- A lonely Brent Goose;
- Starlings
- Skylark
- Sparrowhawk being mobbed by a crow;
- Merlin, just missed a Skylark right over the hide, then sat back on his post;
- Buzzard sat on the fence in the gas terminal
- Redshank
- Curlew
- Oystercatcher
- Knot
- Shellduck
- Mallard
- Pintail
- Little Egret
- Various Gulls, Blackback, Blackheaded and Herring
and Richard Cranium and his dog...... :C

I'm sure I've missed some off the list. Here's a few pics...
 

Attachments

  • IMG_0034 Blackheaded Gull.jpg
    IMG_0034 Blackheaded Gull.jpg
    107.8 KB · Views: 67
  • IMG_0004 Redshank.jpg
    IMG_0004 Redshank.jpg
    261.8 KB · Views: 82
  • IMG_9883 Mallards.jpg
    IMG_9883 Mallards.jpg
    118.5 KB · Views: 75
  • IMG_9779 Snowy Egret.jpg
    IMG_9779 Snowy Egret.jpg
    149.9 KB · Views: 75
  • IMG_9966 Richard Cranium.jpg
    IMG_9966 Richard Cranium.jpg
    227.5 KB · Views: 76

GeeJayW

Well-known member
I should have added....

It was very nice to see everybody and a priviledge to be there for the grand opening. I hope the hide is there for many years, providing lots of enjoyment for all.

Cheers!
 

Users who are viewing this thread

Top