Monday, 28 December 2009

Velvet Scoter in Lancashire

Currently at Barrow Lower Lodge near Clitheroe, this 1w drake Velvet Scoter managed to stuff twenty-five freshwater mussels down its throat in two hours! Photos by Glyn Sellors

Monday, 21 December 2009

Monday, 7 December 2009

Pomarine Skua, Beachley Point, Gloucestershire

This pale morph sub-adult Pomarine Skua is probably a 3rd calendar year bird: the barring on the left wing, undertail coverts & flanks all indicates immaturity. Photos by Glyn Sellors.