Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Blue Runswick

Rock Pipit (click for big)

Speckled Wood

Blue, blue sea

Various Turnstone pix

Got to Runswick to find family conspicuous by their absence so had a cake and some coffee and went off to take some pictures.

There were some birds there to. 4 Shelduck, 2 Goldeneye, 2 Red-throated Divers and one or two Guillemots were in the bay. 14 Rockits on the rocks. Grey Wagtail and Goldrest were in support.

A Speckled Wood came in-off and landed on the beach and a Red Admiral did a good impression of a Gannet and sailed majestically by 100metres out.

Family arrived an hour later with some excuse about the road being blocked and having to take a massive detour.

Sandwiches were eventually purchased, as were "the flags of the nation" (on cocktail sticks) and probably made in China, and Ellen paddled in the stream in her shoes and tights ".... because Mollie told me to." I ask you.


Mark said...

Hi, great's another north sea blog for you, from Aberdeenshire

Updates are rather sparse at the moment cos i'm dead busy with work (I know, rubbish timing, but hopefully that will all change soon!)

Alastair said...

Thanks Mark, link added