Moorhen Gallinula chloropusMoorhen sightings are sort of rare on Fair Isle maybe one or two a year.What a surprise today to see this one hanging out in my garden and pond. This Brambling was a surprise this morning as well.
Nov. 23 - Hen Harrier, Great Tit, Waxwing, 20 Snow Buntings
Nov. 24 - 2 Waxwings, Skylark, Water Rail, 12 Snow Buntings, Great Tit, 5 Snipe, 3 Blackbirds.
Nov. 25 - 14 Waxwings, 3 Robins, Great Tit, 20 Snow Buntings, 140 Fieldfare, 20 Blackbirds, 12 Redwing, 3 Woodcock, 3 Snipe, Long Eared Owl, Chiffchaff, Blue Fulmar
(took a Sunday drive which added to my totals)
Nov 26 - 3 Waxwings, Brambling, Moorhen., Robin, 3 Redwing, 12 Fieldfare, 6 Snow Buntings Woodcock. 5 Blackbirds
|A Chiffchaff is a strange sight this time of year.|
|The rare Great Tit is still hanging about the south of the Isle.|
|Blue Fulmar still here too.|