Posts Tagged ‘Birds’

Mountain Imperial Pigeon

Mountain Imperial Pigeon is one of the largest pigeons I have ever seen and whereas many species in this family have been hunted to the verge of extinction, Mountain Imperial Pigeon seems to be doing fairly well, probably because it is restricted to the more inaccessible highlands. The call of this species is a very memorable, […]

Kittiwakes

Kittiwakes are probably the most delicate and attractive of Britain’s breeding gulls but they are in decline across most of the country. However, there are still good numbers to be found breeding in East Yorkshire and Bridlington harbour is an excellent place to get really close to them; this is where I took this photo […]

Juvenile Common Whitethroat

Today at Oare Marshes, in Kent, there were a lot of wading birds to be seen but it was really tough to see any small passerines due to windy weather. One species I did get close to was Common Whitethroat with a small family group noisily foraging in a bramble patch.