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Sunday, December 16, 2007

Of Mallards and Robins

I popped into Rye Meads this afternoon, as to be expected there was nothing unusual. Highlights being two Green Sandpiper, a Green Woodpecker, Great Crested Grebe (on the river, unusual at RM), a few Pochard and a Song Thrush.

Two pairs of Mallards proved very obliging.










My own highlight was this chap.




7 comments:

oldcrow61 said...

Wow, great pictures. The reflections in the water are wonderful.

st said...

I agree with oc nice reflections, was cloudy all day here.

The Bird Woman said...

Especially love the Robin shots, Pete.

Well done!

Pete said...

ta all. I was pleased with the Robin

Mo said...

Love the light on the robin and the red glow. He looks lovely with his feathers all puffed out.

Mary said...

Pete! Your duck photos are eye candy. That last chap - resembles an Eastern Bluebird with a brown head. A robin??!

Pete said...

thanks all.

Mary - yes Eurasian Robin. Much beloved of Christmas cards over here