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Peaks and troughs of an iffy! August in Shropshire.

August 24, 2016  •  1 Comment

 Every year Birdwatchers and others reach the doldrums of August where as birds quietly moult into their pre-migration plumage, bit like me really!!

There are a lot of juvenile birds moving around the county at the moment Redstarts, Flycatchers and a whole gamut of others, Also many people switch to chasing Butterflies, Moths and all manner of subjects I normally go for Butterflies and Dragonflies, which have proven to be not so easy this year to catch up with .

But there are a lot of things starting to happen as more young birds start moving back to their winter quarters. So what on earth have I been upto well here you go . A set of juvenile birds.

 

 

Juv-Yellow-WagtailJuv-Yellow-Wagtail

 

grebe-fishgrebe-fish Curlew-VPCurlew-VP Juv-Little-ringed-PloverJuv-Little-ringed-Plover Grebe-strollGrebe-stroll Little-grebe-201608Little-grebe-201608 Juvenile--RedsartJuvenile--Redsart

SO  juvenile, Yellow Wagtail, Little-ringed Plover, Common Redstart, Little Grebe, Curlew.

Great-white-EgretGreat-white-Egret Fluffed-upFluffed-up

 A Great-white Egret.

Greensandpiper-VPGreensandpiper-VP GreenshankGreenshank Greenshank-scratchGreenshank-scratch

Green sandpiper and Greenshank

The last gasp of the period at the local reserve was a very nice Hobby over.

Nothing overly exciting but interesting at least, I will be doing the Kingfisher Blog tomorrow for your delictation, and what a performer it was.

 

Cheers till the next time

Paul

 

 


Comments

Meurig Garbutt(non-registered)
Beautiful set of images. I can only hope to achieve some that may be half decent. Have been reading your blogs for some time now and always very impressed. Look forward to more.
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