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A colourful week

9 October 2014

¯ Red and yellow and pink and green, purple and orange and blue ¯ Rainbow at the Lovers stone


RED (robin)Robin on the washing line postMigrants - Robin and a blackcap perched on a wall


YELLOW (-browed warbler)Migrants - Yellow-browed warbler  from behind a wallMigrants - Yellow-browed warblerMigrant - Yellow-browed warbler on the Village path


PINK(foot)Pinkfoot geese wandering behind the Village Street


GREEN (plover/lapwing)....Green plover (otherwise known as a Lapwing)


...PURPLE (sunset)Purple sunset


ORANGE (sunset)Sun sets over the village


BLUE (sky)Calm before the storm some other 'colours'! 

BLACK(cap)Migrants - Female blackcap on the shorelineMigrants - make black cap perched on a wallMigrants - Blackbird foraging in an enclosure


and a WHITE(throat)Migrants - Lesser whitethroat on a wire

There have been plenty of other birds passing through this week including: meadow pipits, chiffchaff, willow warbler, redpoll, oystercatcher, whimbrel, brambling, snow bunting, Lapland bunting, grey lag and a couple of red breasted mergansers.


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