Ferrybridge: BLACK BRANT with 500+ Dark-bellied Brent Geese !!! 20 Bar-tailed Godwit, 50 Med Gull, 16 Grey Plover, 20 Dunlin, 20 Ringed Plover, 2 Kestrel, 2 Raven and 1 Rock Pipit.
Portland Castle: 3 Black Redstart, 2 Chiffchaff & 4 Goldcrest.
Reap Lane: TURTLE DOVE, 2 Lapland Bunting, 1 Black Redstart, 1 Peregrine, 1 Merlin and 20+ Redwing
Portland Bill: PINE BUNTING!!, 1 female Hen Harrier, 1 Black Redstart, 2 Yellowhammer, 1 Wheatear and 20+ Redwing.
Few pictures below of the very showy Turtle Dove on Reap Lane giving amazing close up views down to 2 feet at times!!! A very special birding highlight of the year. Best ever views of such a rare bird these days. My 5th only Turtle Dove.!! First British record during Norfolk trip 2014.
|Turtle Dove:Reap Lane, Showing extremely well down to 2 feet|
|Smashing views of such a rare bird today!!|