Saturday, 20 April 2013

Species a day

More species a day, 22 species in 113 days is 19% of the target.

Fallow deer, Surrey, England

Eurasian jay, Surrey, England

Sunday, 14 April 2013

Species a day

20 Species to date in 107 days which is only 19% of the total but now spring is here there should be plenty new species around.

Mandarin duck, Surrey, England

Diurnea fagella, Surrey, England

Western jackdaw, Surrey, England

Egyptian goose, Surrey, England

Mute swan, Surrey, England

Richmond Park

Finally spring appears to be here and the fallow deer at Richmond Park were enjoying the hottest day of the year today. I also saw my first two swallow of the summer moving north through the park.

Fallow deer

Fallow deer

Fallow deer

Fallow deer

Eurasian jay

Saturday, 6 April 2013

Mandarin duck

Mandarin duck in the UK are descendants of captive birds released many years ago. There are self sustaining populations at several sites in Surrey but this was the first time I had seen one on the Basingstoke Canal.