This blog is about my birding exploits, which mainly take place in the Weymouth/Portland area, in Dorset. Will also include stuff from elsewhere, plus some other critters too. Hope you enjoy. All photographs are © Brett Spencer, unless indicated otherwise. The above image is of a Siberian Rubythroat, taken in Holland in 2016.

Sunday, 6 January 2013

Pale-bellieds

The best I could come up with today, was 32 Pale-bellied Brent Geese on The Fleet between Butterstreet and Moonfleet.


Adult Dark-bellied Brent Goose.

1st-winter Dark-bellied Brent Goose.

Two adult Pale-bellied Brent Geese with Dark-bellieds.

Even on the water, the Pale-bellieds stand out from the crowd.

Pale-bellieds can even be picked up when upending. Here, you can compare with the Dark-bellied to the left. 

Also, at this site.

Little Egret.

A slight improvement on yesterdays effort was this female Goldeneye.

Now for some photos from Radipole Lake.


Adult Black-headed Gull.

Drake Tufted Duck.

A very confiding Woodpigeon.

Feral Pigeon, or if you prefer, Feral Rock Dove.

Coot.

Adult Mediterranean Gull.

The 10km square photo year list is now on 31.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Be a good day when I have to tell you to 'get up'?