Monday, 17 October 2011

Great White Egret at Llanelli WWT

After shopping in Carmarthen and the Crosshands we went to Llanelli WWT. As we entered we were informed of a wryneck at the Heron Hide. We went there a couple of times but saw no wryneck but were informed that a great white egret had flown past. When we got to the British Steel Hide we were told that the great white was visible on a nearby scrape. Here is one of the images I took:

Thursday, 13 October 2011

A whimbrel on the Teifi

Nothing much around the hides in Teifi Marshes this morning so went down to the Webley about an hour after high tide. Managed this shot of the whimbrel. Hope you like it. There were 4 curlew around as well as a little egret.

Monday, 10 October 2011

A new bird for us on the Teifi

Just as we got to the Curlew Hide today we could see that the gulls were very disturbed about something. It turned out to be this bird - an immature peregrine (according to Richard & Wendy) - though at first I thought it was a hobby: