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On the 3rd March:


An afternoon visit to Chew Valley Lake on a wet, windy day, the best birds were a Peregrine and a Bittern.


In Israel where I saw 13 new birds today.









Photo: Laughing Dove. 


In Pakistan, where I saw 2 new birds today.









Photo: Eurasian Black Vulture. 


In Kenya, at Lake Nakuru, no new birds today.











Photo: White Pelican. 


A trip to the Exe Estuary and Dawlish Warren, where the best birds seen were Red-breasted Mergansers, a Red-crested Pochard, Avocets, Black-tailed Godwits, Whimbrels, a Guillemot, 4 Slavonian Grebes,  Common Scoters and a Velvet Scoter.


A drive to the pool at Avonmouth Sewage Works to film the male Ring-necked Duck, which had relocated from Portbury Wharf, also there, were Tufted Ducks, Shoveler, Teal, Gadwall, Mallard and a Snipe, in the bushes by the pool there were 2 singing Chiffchaffs.





Video of Ring-necked Duck

also here.

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