The new computer is running, but I’m still trying to get my files and pictures back on it; and the new camera arrived yesterday, so a brief visit after work, to try it out. It all seems very strange.
A couple of hours around the footbridge, and almost immediately, I found two Brambling.
Probably the best shots I’ve managed so far, so the new camera is performing well, even if I aint.
Along with a couple of Blackcap, singing Chiffchaff, and a Swallow flying overhead, it was a good couple of hours.
The Common Gull is still on the island, the Cowslips are blooming all over the place, and butterflies were on the wing; Brimstone, Small Tortoiseshell, and Large White.
My first rushed video attempt at the end, using some new software too.
Still plodding along at work, but a day off Sunday, so between now and then, I hope to catch up with everyone.
Full list of today’s sightings
Mute Swan (Cygnus olor)
Greylag Goose [sp] (Anser anser)
Greater Canada Goose [sp] (Branta canadensis)
Mallard [sp] (Anas platyrhynchos)
Great Crested Grebe [sp] (Podiceps cristatus)
Great Cormorant [sp] (Phalacrocorax carbo)
Common Moorhen [sp] (Gallinula chloropus)
Common Coot [sp] (Fulica atra)
Common Gull (Larus canus canus)
Great Black-backed Gull (Larus marinus)
Common Wood Pigeon [sp] (Columba palumbus)
Barn Swallow [sp] (Hirundo rustica)
British Wren (Troglodytes troglodytes indigenus)
British Dunnock (Prunella modularis occidentalis)
British Robin (Erithacus rubecula melophilus)
Common Blackbird [sp] (Turdus merula)
Blackcap [sp] (Sylvia atricapilla)
Common Chiffchaff [sp] (Phylloscopus collybita)
British Blue Tit (Cyanistes caeruleus obscurus)
British Great Tit (Parus major newtoni)
Eurasian Magpie [sp] (Pica pica)
Carrion Crow [sp] (Corvus corone)
Common Starling [sp] (Sturnus vulgaris)
House Sparrow [sp] (Passer domesticus)
Brambling (Fringilla montifringilla)
European Greenfinch [sp] (Carduelis chloris)
European Goldfinch [sp] (Carduelis carduelis)
Reed Bunting [sp] (Emberiza schoeniclus)
Total species 28