Tuesday, 29 September 2015
Sanderling are always a delight to watch as they scurry along the beach chasing the waves and looking for food.A group of oystercatchers flew in from the nearby golf course where they had been roosting.It was a lovely scene and I was able to get down on the beach close to where the birds were feeding. I was pleased with the results and some of my better efforts are shown above.My next posting will probably feature the pink footed geese which have been arriving in their thousands this week from their breeding grounds in Iceland.Thanks for looking in and enjoy the current wonderful weather.
Monday, 21 September 2015
The beach groynes are also very good for photography as you can crouch behind them and get even closer to feeding and roosting waders without disturbing them.My first posting concentrates on these close up shots and I have shown a selection of my better images from the week.These show sanderling,the most numerous of the waders,dunlin and ringed plover.I noted that many of the ringed plover were juveniles which points to a successful breeding season.Also on my visits there were some wheatears present and again these gave some very nice opportunities for the camera.One individual in particular was a superbly coloured juvenile and is shown above.My next posting will show flight shots of the waders and also images of the feeding waders on the sandy shore as the tide was falling.Thanks for looking in and stay tuned for more from Rossall Point.