Great Northern Diver, Sibe, and other Recent Highlights
|The adult Great Northern Diver - a smart bird acquiring breeding plumage|
|With a tasty Perch|
|This beautiful photo taken by Mark Dowie on Saturday shows the bird in all its glory, bathed in sunshine|
Other recent sightings
Sunday 20th January
Garden - 4 Fieldfares, 1 Coal Tit
Frampton - 2 (pair) Goldeneye on Townfield Lake, a Waxwing in the pines near Court Lake, c30 Siskins in Alders, and seven Bramblings and a Reed Bunting at Nastfield Farm.
WWT - two Tundra Bean Geese (ad. and first-winter) on The Dumbles
|Adult Tundra Bean Goose, WWT|
|First-winter Tundra Bean Goose, WWT|
A trip to the Cotswold Water Park with Andy and Mark produced on pit 44 seven Smew (two drakes), a redhead Goosander, 27 Red-crested Pochards, and a a Goldcrest.
Sunday 27th January
My RSPB Garden Birdwatch hour produced five Siskins and 17 Greenfinches.