Jan 092017
 
Starting the New Year

The New Year was spent in England with birding definitely not on the menu – I was on holiday. Back in Norway I started my 2017 birding with a much needed walking and public transport tour of Oslo yesterday where highlights were the Shag (which hadn’t been reported since 14 Nov although I don’t think […]

Feb 132014
 
Orlando Wetlands Park, 2/2/2014

What a fantastic morning at Orlando Wetlands Park! The area was just filled with birds. Of course, top on my list was seeing a Vermilion Flycatcher. It was right where has been–in the cypress trees in cell #17. But the area was also filled with other birds. Lots of Blue-winged Teal and Green-winged Teal, as […]

Nov 092013
 
WWT-ringed goose makes record journey south

A barnacle goose who failed to turn up at his overwintering grounds at WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre in Scotland has turned up safe and well – a record 900 miles further south in Spain! It’s the furthest south that a barnacle goose has ever been recorded. The goose had migrated safely for six years running […]

Apr 102013
 
Polder Arkemheen - Eemland

Afgelopen weken een aantal keren na het werk via de Polder Arkemheen-Eemland terug gereden naar huis. Dit Mekka voor de weidevogels en de fotografen begint alweer langzaamaan vol te stromen met de weidevogels. Tureluur en Grutto zijn er al weer volop aanwezig. Ook grote groepen verschillende soorten ganzen bevolken de weilanden. Naast deze vogels zijn […]

Feb 192013
 
Jenney Pond (Arms House Pond) Plymouth, Massachusetts for Photography

Although, one of the great places to photograph waterfowl And other birds in Plymouth, Massachusetts, I call Jenney Pond, because it is the location of the Jenney Grist Mill its actual name is and is located in Town Brook Park, according to Google maps. Year-round, there is a resident population of Mallards, Canada Geese and […]

Gadwall Anas strepera

 
Gadwall Anas strepera

The Gadwall, Anas strepera is a common and widespread duck of the family Anatidae. The Gadwall breeds in the northern areas of Europe and Asia, and central North America.The range of this bird appears to be expanding into eastern North America. This dabbling duck is strongly migratory, and winters farther south than its breeding range, […]