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.

Thursday, 29 August 2013

Mystery Photo

The following bird was photographed at Ferrybridge on 10th August 2013.

Answers in the comments part please. No prizes, it's just for fun.

I'll give you the answer at the weekend.


Anonymous said...

It's a Seagull. Oh alright, lets have a pop at juv YLHG.

Anonymous said...


DorsetDipper said...

the key here is the surrounding plant life. These bushes are quite large, possibly a foot high, so the bird is truly enormous, possibly two metres in size. Taking into account the edging of the feathers, I unhesitatingly call this a 1st-year Ostrich.