Tuesday, 13 December 2011

Sea birds around Pwllheli

The Arriva train on the road bridge at Cummins-coch Heading for Machynlleth

changing trains  at Machynlleth Station  from here  the train is split one train goes to Aberystwyth and I am heading for the north wales coast known as the cambrian coast line  that goes as far as Pwllheli.  

Cormorants on the dovey Estuary sands

 Barmouth estuary wooden rail bridge
Grey heron  on the Dovey estuary 

Lots of Oystercatchers on the Dovey estuary sand banks this is part of the RSPB nature reserve

the new promenade at Pwllheli looking from the train station towards the marina.

a few oyster catchers

redshanks  off the promenade

a lone curlew

saw two ring-necked plovers one in Harlech and one in
The Rock Pipit, Anthus petrosus,
the little white egret first one i have seen since coming back from Egypt where i saw many,  go to http://birdinginegypt.blogspot.com

Male and female mute swan basking in the warm morning sun,with a few potchard ducks these were off the cob in  Pwllheli

male blackbird feeding on the rowan berries

1 comment:

  1. What a nice variety of birds! I wish that I had been interested in birds more when we visited Wales in 1990. Of course I didn't have a digital camera then either. Thanks for identifying that pod. I really was curious about it.