Red-footed falcon at Morden Bog in Wareham Forest, Dorset, May 2016

August 04, 2016 | Categories:

 Just a few notes on the female red-footed falcon which was seen at beginning of May 2016 at Morden Bog in Dorset. On my first visit the views were disappointing. Just like a hobby it circled at height, then switched between hunting over reedbed and perching in distant trees

Red-footed falcon hunting high in the air, Dorset

  More people were there when I returned the following day. It was (...)

A very tame rarity, long-billed dowitcher at Poole Park, it's bendy bill and short-billed dowitcher Lodmoor, Dorset

October 20, 2014 | Categories:

Long-billed dowitcher at Poole Park 31st January 2011 and 14th February 2011

Long-billed dowitcher, 1st winter, portrait, Dorset

The tamest rarity I have photographed was a long-billed dowitcher in Poole Park in 2011. The (...)