|Bewick Swan with neck collar and yellow leg band.|
|Bewick's Swans, The Water & The Kirk.|
|You can see the neck collar and almost make out the yellow leg band.|
|Below is this photo zoomed in on the Bewick's Swan's neck collar.|
|I don't know for sure? it could be 1240? A248? 1246? etc.|
|They took off before I could get close enough. |
I wasn't that concerned as I knew the sighting would be reported.
Hear is a added link to more info:
|Bewick's Swans and Sheep Rock|
Little did I know at the time... my son Henry was the first to see 5 Swans flying while walking to school and alerted others to there presence. Of course he didn't know they were Bewick's...
Other recent Bird Sightings around the Auld Haa:
Creamy off white winged gulls - Iceland 13th -14th & Glaucous Gull 14th in the South Harbour
( together in the same field of view through my bins! if it was always so easy)
Also: 1 Carrion Crow, 1 Raven, 3 Redwings, 6 Fieldfare, 2 Red-Breasted Merganser
24 Oystercatchers, 41 Curlew, 7 Sylarks 1 Chaffinch 1 Snowbunting
Lapwings? Turnstones? Redshanks? countless? well I didn't count them...
Large flock of Lapwings today.