On my recent travels around Longridge Fell I have come across some stonechats. These beautiful little birds can often be seen perching in prominent positions and announcing their presence with their distinctive calls.
They are a lovely little bird to photograph and I was lucky to be able to capture some nice images of the stonechats.
The stonechat is the favourite bird of a birdwatching friend and I hope he has a look at my blog and enjoys my efforts with the camera to capture these handsome residents of the fells.
It is a lovely time to be out and about in our springtime countryside when everything is at it’s best. This has been helped by the wonderful warm and dry conditions of late.
Lots of insects and grubs this Spring to feed the many little mouths. I have also shown some images of a singing robin, willow warbler, curlew and lapwing.
The curlew is sadly in decline due mainly to loss of habitat and farming practices. I must say I have noticed a lack of curlews this Spring in my travels. The final images show orange tip butterfly on a dandelion, bluebell and a couple showing the local scenery from Longridge Fell.
Thanks for looking in and I will be back soon with more from my travels.