Sunday 7 April 2013

Collared Flycatcher

This stunning Ficedula arrived in a tree in our garden yesterday. Very pleased that it stayed around for a photo-op.

It spent of its time doing this. But after a while it popped out and flew into a neighbouring tree.

Great garden tick!

I'm working in Sde Boker this week. It was really good to catch up with Darren Burns et al. who were busy ringing an impressive number of migrants - Lesser Whitethroats, Blackcaps, Nightingales, Barred Warbler, Wryneck and others. Migration is finally catching up . . . .

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