Being stupidly close to a male Siberian
Rubythroat and how it hopped past me and Ian
when neither of us had cameras was a very comical moment.
|Eared Pitta in Thailand.|
Any Pitta is worthy, but the circumstances
of finding this Pitta were too good.
|White-faced Storm-Petrel off Madeira.|
This delightful chap bouncing over a clear blue
ocean warrants another mention.
Zino's Petrel off Madeira.
An incredible trio of pelagics seeing my
most wanted pelagic species in the Atlantic.
Balkan Copper in Bulgaria.
A great trip with Dad, and for me this
Copper was my favourite Butterfly for the year.
|Pel's Fish Owl in Botswana.|
Young male Lion in Namibia.
On my own with three young male Lions as the
sun rose in Etosha NP was class.
|King Cobra in Thailand|
Semipalmated Sandpiper at Cuckmere Haven.
No doubt my find of the year, and decade
more than likely.
A Fea's Petrel was my seawatching highlight. A
long awaited bird to see from a Cornish headland.
2nd May was Arctic Tern day at Splash Point with
over 3000 passing within a few hours. Flocks flew
over our position and were heard calling as they continued