Saturday, 4 April 2015

Rodley & Soil ( skylark ) Hill

                Had a visit to Rodley Nature Reserve today, it really
                is a little gem always plenty to see its a shame the light
                was poor for photography.

                2 Kingfisher
                1 Water Rail
                5 Gadwall, 2 Goosander,
                4 Heron, 1 Oystercatcher
                lots of Tufted Ducks, Dabchicks, Canada's & Greylag's,
                and other waterfowl, and 2 on the river of which I've not
                got a clue what they were.
                Reed Buntings galore, Chiff Chaffs very noisy and plenty
                of Wren's.
 
               I then decided to have a wander up Soil Hill hoping to see
               a Wheatear but only seen Meadow Pipits & Skylarks lots of
               em and Lapwings which are always nice to see & hear,
               bumped into Brian & Nigel while up there, they were on the same
               search so hope they had more luck than me, it was nice to meet them
               and see them in person.








3 comments:

  1. Bit of a contrast there Dave Rodley v Soil Hill.
    Like the flying Lapwing.
    John

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  2. Female Goldeneye Dave , nice photos. Good to meet you on the hill.

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  3. Cheers Brian and Dave, thought so but needed your expert advice to confirm as I've only ever seen males.

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