Thursday, 1 October 2009

British Columbarius

Dan here.

Now that the Rev. Jon Carter is off to terrorise North American birds instead, I thought I'd better start working his parish again.

I too was hankering for yanks this afternoon, but there was to be no pec on the pools or American goldie in with the plovers.

But a juvenile curlew sandpiper on the estuary at Gull Bank was a pleasing find.

Also in the area:

a female merlin (Falco columbarius)

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