Sunday, 29 November 2009

Goshawk day

Afternoon birding at Bosco San Marco - Belvedere (Aquileia-GO) produced:
Black-necked Grebe
Hen Harrier (1x female)
GOSHAWK (1x juv f and 1x ad m)
Grey Plover
Dunlin
Redshank
Curlew
Med Gull
Woodpigeon
BLACK WOODPECKER (1x calling male seen well in the small pine wood)
Skylark (on wires)
Water Pipit
Goldcrest
Great Grey Shrike (1x)
Linnet (flock on wires with Skylarks)
Siskin


Goshawk


Great Grey Shrike

Then a brief "dusk" visit to Isola della Cona (GO):
RED-THROATED DIVER (1x in the Quarantia canal)
GOSHAWK(1x female on a tree)
Water Rail + other local stuff

At home in the local patch many Blue Tits feeding on kaki with Blackcaps:


Blue Tit


Blackcap

Plus: everyday Dunnock, lots of Black Redstarts (flycatching!), Chaffinches in flocks around gardens (also feeding on western red cedar).