Pied Wheatear at Oldbury-on-Severn

Friday 18th October 2011

I finally had an opportunity to catch up with the female PIED WHEATEAR at Oldbury-on-Severn after work this evening. Arriving just after 5pm I spent the next hour watching it darting around the roof of the Thornbury Siling Club building, occasionally launching into the air after insects. It is a very obliging bird, and I spent much of the time photographing it from just about every angle - what a nice way to start the weekend!





The evening sun sinking behind the Severn bridges:

Setting the scene, the Sailing Club building:

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