Ring necked Duck and others

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Ring necked Duck and others

  • Had myself a visit to Saltholme yesterday primarily to see the Black necked Grebe pair, unfortunately they stayed at spotting scope distance so no photo's. I did manage to get the Ring necked Duck, and a few others though, and it was great to be out in the warm sunshine.

    Ring necked duck

    Little ringed Plover

    Avocet

    Grey heron

    Black Headed Gull

    and the fish he caught

    Magpie posing

    Tree Sparrow being coy

    Chaffinch at full throttle

    Greylag goose flyby

  • These are stunning shots Terry and I love that Ring-necked Duck, what lovely species you saw.  

  • Really lovely photos of some stunning birds Terry, the Little Ringed Plover, Avocet and Tree Sparrow would be birds I'd like to see.

  • Superb set of photos, Terry. I've never seen a Ring-necked Duck - what a smart looking bird. Avocets are such elegant looking birds and I love the LRP with its yellow eye ring. Sunny weather makes such a difference to photography doesn't it.

  • Stunning set Terry especially the RND never seen one and it looks a smart little Duck

  • Cracking set, Terry. I agree with everyone, the Ring-necked Duck is a lovely looking bird.

  • Exceptionally good pics Terry & a great help for ID should I ever be so lucky!

  • It's always nice to catch a rarity like the BNG's and Ring-billed Ducks but it's good to get close-up views of birds like the Little Ringed Plover, too, especially with those lovely eyes.

  • Great captures Terry, wish the Ring-Necked Duck was there when I went last week. But I must second Nige, those close views of the Little Ringed Plover are stunning to say the least!  

  • Lovely set of photos Terry,the RN Duck are very striking-saw one a few years ago down here. Great detail on the LR Plover photo too,I would love to see a Tree Sparrow -we don't have them down here

    Jayne  

  • You had a very nice day out Terry, very nice pictures.

  • Thanks everyone, your comments are always appreciated, sad that the BNG's were out of camera range (well my photo's were pretty poor), but it looks like they are pairing up, so who knows, they may nest there.