Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Local limicola

This morning paid a quick visit to my local patch - the Ashdod ponds. At last had a good bird there, a patch tick for me - Broad-billed Sandpiper (adult):

Otherwise not too much has changed since Saturday. Black-tailed Godwit still present:

New birds were a juv. Peregrine that spooked all the shorebirds, and a feldegg Yellow Wagtail. The partially leucistic Black-winged Stilt is still present and this time showed a bit better: