Upottery Airfield, Smeatharpe

A ruff was a new bird for the site, feeding on the now finely tilled barley field in company with 5 juvenile ringed plovers. 13 wheatears and a steady passage of house martins reflecting movements elsewhere. Skylark numbers beginning to increase.

record shot of ruff
record shot of ruff

Posted September 24th, 2012 at 9:27 pm by Douglas Stannard in General Birding