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Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularius)
Buttermere, Cumbria
Sam Northwood  simple  profile profile
21/05/17 (uploaded 22/05/17)

Last one from me. A lovely bird - in stunning scenery. Can be elusive at times, commuting frequently between its favourite spot (where the waterfall meets the lake) and the south shore (with the white cottage). Probably still around and well worth the effort...
Equipment: Canon.
Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularius)
Buttermere, Cumbria
Sam Northwood  simple  profile profile
21/05/17 (uploaded 22/05/17)

Equipment: Canon.
Spotted Sandpiper (Actitis macularius)
Buttermere, Cumbria
Sam Northwood  simple  profile profile
21/05/17 (uploaded 22/05/17)

Equipment: Canon.
Crane (Grus grus)
Slimbridge WWT, Gloucestershire
Clive Daelman  simple  profile profile
21/05/17 (uploaded 22/05/17)

Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax)
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Clive Daelman  simple  profile profile
20/05/17 (uploaded 22/05/17)

Great White Egret (Ardea alba)
Burton Mere Wetlands RSPB, Cheshire
Carl Fletcher-Poole  simple  profile profile
22/05/17 (uploaded 22/05/17)

Showing really well.
Equipment: Canon 450d.
Temminck's Stint (Calidris temminckii)
Castle Island, Northumberland
Frank Golding  simple  profile profile
21/05/17 (uploaded 22/05/17)

On mid-river mud bank about 150 meters west of Castle Island, mid-afternoon. Associating with a small group of Ringed Plovers.
Equipment: Nikon D500 with Sigma 150-600S lens + Sigma TC1401 converter.
Temminck's Stint (Calidris temminckii)
Castle Island, Northumberland
Frank Golding  simple  profile profile
21/05/17 (uploaded 22/05/17)

On mid-river mud bank about 150 meters west of Castle Island, mid-afternoon. Associating with a small group of Ringed Plovers.
Equipment: Nikon D500 with Sigma 150-600S lens + Sigma TC1401 converter.
Arctic Redpoll (Carduelis hornemanni)
Quendale, Mainland, Shetland
Roger Riddington  simple  profile profile
18/05/17 (uploaded 22/05/17)

Night Heron (Nycticorax nycticorax)
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Dave Hutton  website website  simple  profile profile
21/05/17 (uploaded 22/05/17)

Equipment: Canon 1D Mk1V & Sigma 300-800f5.6.

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Night Heron
Night Heron
Shrops
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Night Heron
Night Heron
Shrops
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Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Cheshire
21/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Cheshire
21/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Cheshire
21/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Night Heron
Night Heron
Shrops
20/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Night Heron
Night Heron
Shrops
20/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Night Heron
Night Heron
Shrops
20/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Night Heron
Night Heron
Shrops
20/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Night Heron
Night Heron
Shrops
21/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Night Heron
Night Heron
Shrops
21/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Red-footed Falcon
Red-footed Falcon
S Yorks
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Crane
Crane
Norfolk
21/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Red-footed Falcon
Red-footed Falcon
Pembrokes
13/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Night Heron
Night Heron
Shrops
07/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Night Heron
Night Heron
Shrops
07/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Night Heron
Night Heron
Shrops
20/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Red-footed Falcon
Red-footed Falcon
Suffolk
16/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Red-footed Falcon
Red-footed Falcon
Suffolk
16/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Red-footed Falcon
Red-footed Falcon
Suffolk
16/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Night Heron
Night Heron
Shrops
20/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Caspian Tern
Caspian Tern
Norfolk
20/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Temminck's Stint
Temminck's Stint
Northumb
20/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Buff-breasted Sandpiper
Cheshire
20/05/17 Show thumbnail functions
Great White Egret
Great White Egret
Ayrs
20/05/17 Show thumbnail functions

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