Sunday, 20 November 2011

20th November 2011

A very foggy day, the fog over Stewartby Lake was only just beginning to lift as I was leaving at 4.10pm.
c20 Siskins near the scrapyard corner of Stewartby Lake
Treecreeper found by Neil Wright between the visitors centre and the sewage works, only seen very badly by me.
Goldcrests in sewage works copse and near Stewartby Lake
Goldcrest - sewage works copse
Long-tailed Tit - on the edge of Stewartby Lake near to the visitors centre.
A photo of the sun taken through the thick fog. I've heavily processed the image to increase the contrast. The arrows mark the position of a few sunspots.

Saturday, 19 November 2011

19th November 2011

8.45am - 4.30pm
A Common Buzzard being mobbed by a Kestrel by the Pillinge.
Female Red-crested Pochard - Pillinge
2 Caspian Gulls seen in the roost, another one present by not seen by me.

This video shows a Kestrel mobbing a Common Buzzard by the Pillinge:

And here is a video still of the moment of impact:

One of the three Caspian Gulls at the Stewartby Lake roost this afternoon:

Redwing by the Marston corner of Stewartby Lake this afternoon: