Saturday, 8 January 2011

Saturday 8th January 2011

After watching Fieldfares, Redwings and Starlings fly about this morning over my house in Barming (including one of the Albino Starlings) I decided to pay a quick visit to work to see if the Waxwings were still about.  A forty minute search failed to turn any up (my first Waxwing free day in the last seven), although the church and corner orchards were initially very quiet.  I managed 5+ Brambling, including 2 in the large tree opposite the Conference Centre entrance.  Fingers crossed the Waxwings will be around tomorrow.


Simon said...

I've never seen an albino starling, how many have you seen in the Barming area?

Adam said...

Hi Simon, I saw three together at the end of October and managed a photo of them (see 31st October 2010 post I suspect they're from the same brood, if not then they're rarer than the probability is greater than a lottery win!


The Bald Birder said...

Adam - Waxwings and Bramblings are good stuff. Hope that John gets in amongst them to see if any are already ringed. Ross