Monday 4 May 2015

Recent Birding

Despite all the hypes, and birding all the right spots we didn't find any european birds on the Avalon (yet). Still some hope that something will happen!

However, the West coast birders showed us up with a Black-tailed Godwit in Deer Lake!

^ this one photographed in 2014

Today's highlight was 2 Blue-winged Teal found at Kent's Pond by Lisa de Leon.

Yesterday one of the local birders found a dead Pomarine Jaeger - I got to see it before passing it on to Ian Jones. Neat to see the extent of white on the upper-side of the outer primaries: