|This picture of the Hudsonian Whimbrel at Boat Cove in Cornwall was selected as Birdguides 'Picture of the Week'
|I think this is my favourite photo of it though, for the rocks and the background as much as the bird: my photo of the month and bird of the month for February
|This Glaucous Gull in Newlyn Harbour was another highlight of February half-term in Cornwall
|Back at home in Poole Harbour, Water Pipits in Lytchett Bay brightened up a few dull February mornings
|Running the Hudsonian Whimbrel a close second for bird of the month was this long-staying Pallas's Warbler
|The Goldeneye in Poole Park were very photogenic in February - this the male...
|...and this the female