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A few photos from a recent holiday in Cornwall and the Scilly..



A handsome male Sparrow portrait


Female Sparrow far more interested in eating


Chaffinch


Song Thrush


Oystercatchers


Just going for a stroll... a Herring Gull


Is this a Winchat?


A sulking wet bored Osprey (never seen one before and this is as good as I could get! )


Family of Gannets flying next to a boat


Some more


Adult Greater Black Backed Gull


Juvenile Greater Black Backed Gull


Kingfisher landing


Snipe


Robin


Oystercatcher


Sanderling catching something


Got it!


Dunno what this is!

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Some great shots there.

Is it your hand the female sparrow is eating from?
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I agree with Dave, thats a very impressive collection and a pleasure to view. Thanks for posting them

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Lovely set of photos.

Last one is a female wheatear I think.

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Kingfisher who can't read Welsh


Kingfisher just got the message


Jenny Wren in the rain


Red-necked Phalarope (circa 100 yards away alas


Mallard Duckling in September

All my Christmas's came at once...WWT Llanelli

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Just downloaded www.spinysoft.co.uk/BirdGuides.html on the IPhone. Available for Android as well. Handy if in the field and you can't be certain what you are looking at...
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Some great shots there.

Is it your hand the female sparrow is eating from?
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Lovely set of photos.

Last one is a female wheatear I think.

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That's what I thought, but I kept changing my mind!

I also saw plenty of Rock Pipits, a pair of Choughs (both posted elsewhere) Stonechat (didn't get a decent photo of one)
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How could I miss the Turnstones out?

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A shot for focus bracketing perhaps..........
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A shot for focus bracketing perhaps..........
I would have tried it as I could see I could only get one in focus, but they were scurrying around too quickly!
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They so inconsiderate little burgers I know.

Thus your shot is really good...........
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It is a great shot indeed !

I don't think I've ever seen a Turnstone in reality. Blackbirds and sparrows seem to be the norm around here plus numerous annoying magpies.

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Stonechat (Don't think its a Robin!)



Money is on a female Reed Bunting...........
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Just downloaded www.spinysoft.co.uk/BirdGuides.html on the IPhone. Available for Android as well. Handy if in the field and you can't be certain what you are looking at...
There's also the North American Merlin bird ID app which now includes three bird packs for Europe.
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