Also last Saturday (26th), Ian and I popped down to Northward Hill RSPB for the Greenish Warbler, we heard it but didn't see it. This bumped my heard-but-not-seen British list to two, giving Bee-eater some company. We did, however, score with the two White-winged Black Terns at Stodmarsh later in the day, where a Bittern boomed, a Cuckoo called and Hobbies hawked around us while a Little Stint and a couple of Wood Sandpipers were nice in the wader department.
|White-winged Black Tern(s) - can't remember whether these two pics are of the same or diff birds, doesn't matter...|
Also very very late but I never got round to mentioning a little trip to Oxfordshire involving my mate Liam back on April 28th, where the Dotterel at Balscote and the flock of six White Storks at Standridge were successfully twitched.
|White Storks, Standbridge, April|
|Dotterel, Balscote, April (little did I know...)|
|This got the pulse racing momentarily at Staines Res back at the end of April - beware!!!|