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The Best of 2016

December 24, 2016  •  Leave a Comment

The Best of 2016

Part One: January to June

Not necessarily the best pictures photographically but those that gave me the most satisfaction...

...no words but looking back through the year's blog will provide more info if you need/want it!

This is just meant to be a picture album to round off my birding year.


Glaucous GullGlaucous Gull

Black-necked GrebeBlack-necked Grebe

WigeonWigeon TwiteTwite

Red-necked GrebeRed-necked Grebe

Kumlien's GullKumlien's Gull

February Slavonian GrebeSlavonian Grebe DipperDipper


Bewick's SwanBewick's Swan

Red GrouseRed Grouse


Longhorn CattleLonghorn Cattle FirecrestFirecrest

Ring-necked ParakeetRing-necked Parakeet Black-headed GullsBlack-headed Gulls EiderEider Black RedstartBlack Redstart Penduline TitPenduline Tit Shore LarkShore Lark Red DeerRed Deer Hooded CrowHooded Crow Crested TitCrested Tit Hen HarrierHen Harrier

Golden EagleGolden Eagle OspreyOsprey

April Iceland GullIceland Gull Grey SealGrey Seal Sedge WarblerSedge Warbler

Long-billed DowitcherLong-billed Dowitcher Black-winged StiltBlack-winged Stilt

May Pied FlycatcherPied Flycatcher Spotted FlycatcherSpotted Flycatcher MandarinMandarin SanderlingSanderling Sand MartinSand Martin Little TernLittle Tern Black-necked GrebeBlack-necked Grebe

Whiskered TernWhiskered Tern Sand MartinSand Martin Green HairstreakGreen Hairstreak

Early PurplesEarly Purples Duke of BurgundyDuke of Burgundy Grizzled SkipperGrizzled Skipper JackdawJackdaw

GannetGannet Small BlueSmall Blue SwallowSwallow SwallowSwallow Burnt-tipBurnt-tip Lady's SlipperLady's Slipper Glossy IbisGlossy Ibis


Bonaparte's GullBonaparte's Gull

Iceland GullIceland Gull Painted LadyPainted Lady Pearl-bordered FritillaryPearl-bordered Fritillary RedstartRedstart BuzzardBuzzard Turtle DoveTurtle Dove Great Crested GrebeGreat Crested Grebe Little BitternLittle Bittern Caspian TernCaspian Tern WhinchatWhinchat

Silver-studded blueSilver-studded blue Reed WarblerReed Warbler Large HeathLarge Heath

End of Part One

The second part will appear at 7a.m. on 26.12.16


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