Monthly Archives: June 2015

Iceland – Red-necked Phalaropes

You get a lot of Phalaropes for your Icelandic Krona on Flatey Island. They were ridiculously unfazed by humans, even at close quarters. This series of shots were taken laying on my front, lens at the waters edge of a large … Continue reading

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20th June 2015 – Cuckoos. Heading south already?

Surprised to see 2 Cuckoo in Whitbread Hollow this morning. I say surprised as I’ve seen little to suggest that Cuckoos successfully breed on Beachy Head. I had heard a singing male on a few occasions during the 2nd week of May … Continue reading

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Iceland – Grey Phalaropes

Although the bird species list is fairly low in Iceland, what it offers in terms of Arctic breeding birds is unparalleled in Europe. Seeing breeding Grey Phalaropes was one of many motivations behind this trip. The images below are from … Continue reading

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Iceland – Harlequins

These ducks are amazing, no two ways about it. I’ve been fortunate enough to see them in winter on the coasts of the US & Japan but this was the first time I’ve had the pleasure of seeing them in … Continue reading

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5th June 2015 – Hobby

One of 4 Hobby hawking insects over the gallops at Butchers Hole today. The last few days have brought the first flush of summer weather, not much to report from the last week or so, which has been fairly busy with work … Continue reading

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