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Wednesday, 18 September 2013

WILSON'S PHALAROPE at Cley NWT

A first-winter WILSON'S PHALAROPE is currently residing on Pat's Pool at Cley NWT Reserve (North Norfolk) showing best from the Bishop's Hide, free to members but £4.50 permit for visitors. It still retains quite a few juvenile wing-coverts and is commuting between the scrape and fields inland with Ruff and Black-tailed Godwits. It is the first in the area since a similarly-aged bird from 7th-17th October 2008. Although pretty distant, I took these record shots on Tuesday....