Monday, 14 August 2017

BOSCOWAN PARK TRURO & BUTTERMILK HILL ST IVES 12/08/2017




Just a few images from the last weekend, the weather is certainly not good at the moment and most of the small birds are keeping under cover. So hope things pick up again soon.




BLACK-HEADED GULL (Boscowan Park Truro ).




HERRING GULL (Boscowan Park Truro ).




WHITETHROAT ( Buttermilk Hill ST Ives ).



Wednesday, 2 August 2017

VARIOUS 02/08/2017



A few images from the last four days, not much on the land bird sightings at the moment, although the sea watching has been very good.
Butterflies and insects are hard to find at the present time due to the inclement weather we are having. I did manage to get these butterflies on Monday when we had a dry sunny mornig although it was a struggle.
There are a few early sings that some migrants are coming through ,and hopefully this will increase over the next few weeks.






COMMA.




HERRING GULL.




PAINTED LADY.





RED ADMIRAL.



JUVENILE WOOD PIGEON



Saturday, 15 July 2017

Various 15/07/2017





A selection of images from Various sites over the past week, seems its now at the quietest  period of the year. Looking forward to the migration starting.




Black Swan.




Collared Dove.




Grasshopper Warbler.




Magpie.




Meadow Pipit.




Robin.




Wren.




Friday, 7 July 2017

NEW LENS TEST PICS ( CANON EF 70-300MM F4- F5.6 IS II LENS ).




A selection of images taken on Tuesday, the day the new Canon EF 70-300M F4-F5.6 IS II  lens arrived.As I already have the old model what were the advantages buying the latest version.
WelL it has a new Nano focusing system which is very fast and accurate, 67mm optics over 58mm, close focusing down to 1.2 mtrs.
So first impressions it really is a fantastic addition to the camera bag, hope you agree.








































































Tuesday, 4 July 2017

MARAZION & PENDEEN 02/07/2017

A few images from a trip to Marazion & Pendeen on Sunday Morning which turned out to be very good, with three decent year ticks.
Started off at Marazion with a Roseate Tern on the beach, then at Pendeen three Coughs on the cliffs, and finished with a Grasshopper Warbler at Bosigrin on the coast road to St Ives.





CHOUGHS ( Pendeen ).




CHOUGHS ( Pendeen ).




FIVE - SPOT BURNET (Pendeen).




LINNET ( Pendeen ).




LINNET (Pendeen ).




MEADOW BROWN ( Bosigrin ).




MEDITERRANEAN GULL ( Marazion ).



Saturday, 17 June 2017

VARIOUS APRIL TO JUNE 2017



I have had a bit of a blogging break for a couple of months, so thought I had better put a few images up before the blog gets rusty.
So a number of various images of things I have done during that time.
The Hobby & Red Footed Falcon are only record shots as they were not coming very close, The Falcon was a lifer for me so that was a bonus. 




BEE BOMBUS PRATORUM.





BEE BOMBUS PRATORUM.




COMMON BLUE.




HOBBY.




RED-FOOTED FALCON.





Fly Thereva Nobilitata 



Fly Thereva Nobilitata 




HOVERF  Syrphus RebesII





MARSH FRITILLARY.



OLD TIN MINE ENGINE HOUSE UNITED DOWNS.




SILVER STUDDED BLUE. (VERY TATTY ).





SMALL PEARL BORDERED FRITILLARY.



SOUTHERN MARSH ORCHID.




POPPY FIELD WEST PENTIRE




WEST PENTIRE NEWQUAY.