Wednesday 19 April 2017

Points south

After a flying visit to the Isles of Scilly last weekend, I met up with the rest of the family to spend a few days in a cottage on Cornwall's Lizard peninsula. Wheatears and Willow Warblers were the most numerous migrant birds, though there were a few Whitethroat, Whimbrel and a single Woodchat Shrike to catch up with too. A few pictures below, and more on some birds which don't begin with 'W' in a later post.
Northern Wheatear at the Lizard
Couldn't decide whether I preferred the brown background...
...or the green background...
...or the brown and green background
Decisions, decisions.
Looks like green wins the day
Willow Warbler at Windmill Farm
Woodchat near Old Lizard Point
This overshooting bird stayed a few days

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