Posted by: atowhee | November 5, 2012


Brockwell Park near my eldest son;s home in south London is not a real birding hotspot, so I was very pleased ro run across a Gray Wagtail near the park ponds. The long tail is a key field mark separating this bird from his cousin, the Yellow Wagtail.

The Eurasian Jay is hard to get near. Here the crows and magpies are bold, the jay is far more reclusive.

This Spotted Stalring shot came on our last morning in Lisbon. These birds sound just like the speckled variety, European Starling.

Brockwell Park, London, GB-ENG. Nov 5, 2012 10:30 AM. 14 species (+1 other taxa)

Canada Goose X
Mallard X
Tufted Duck X
Eurasian Moorhen X
Eurasian Coot X
Black-headed Gull X
Rock Pigeon (Domestic type) X
Common Wood-Pigeon X
Rose-ringed Parakeet X
Eurasian Jay X
Eurasian Magpie X
Carrion Crow X
Eurasian Blue Tit X
Eurasian Blackbird X
Gray Wagtail X

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