Friday, 12 February 2010

Wonderful Waxwing and Welney Whoopers

Enjoyed a superb and sunny day on Wednesday which began at my local patch in Hitchin, Herts but ended in Norfolk at Welney WWT. After leaving Hitchin i simply had to go and try spot a local-ish Waxwing in Stretham, Cambridgeshire. It was a brilliant sight and i couldn't stop taking pictures!

This Mistle Thrush was the only one that didn't appreciate the Waxwing, it repeatedly chased it off!

Here is the fella in question, a stunning bird and very confiding...

Afterwards i drove to Welney just over the border in Norfolk encountering this massive Wood Pigeon flock

And a very confiding Kestrel...

Welney was superb for photography, the Pochard and Whooper Swans made great subjects, enjoy...


  1. Great pics of the waxwing Ben, never having seen one I'm a little envious. L

  2. Thanks alot! Was really great to see them!