Serin,Isla's middle name...

Serin,Isla's middle name...

Saturday, 16 June 2012

Yet more shameful neglect for my Blog

Been well over a month since my last blog update,this has mainly been because i have been working most days and haven't had a chance to go out Birding,due to the disastrous weather we seem to have had as well.
We have been lucky to have a Barn Owl visit us in Hacton Lane a few times,the first time i was hanging out my window when it shot across the road and i saw it quartering in the scrub over the road,i also saw it a couple of days later round the corner and on at least 3 occassions since,lovely bird to have on your doorstep.
On the odd occasion i have been birding,this doesnt usually last more than an hour or so,the weather hasnt been ideal for photography,especially for a novice like myself so i havent bothered.
Popped over To Thames Chase this morning,only to drop some MDF over for the TV Monitor they are putting in but managed to hear Skylark,Whitethroats,chiffchaffs,willow warbler and a couple of Yellowhammers,also saw a Buzzard.I was going to pop over today but am so tired with work,this seems to be a recurring problem and affects my year list which has been around 180 for a couple of months now and this exact thing happened last year,I hope to get my birding mojo back soon!!!

Saw another Barn Owl last night,around Toot hill,epping.I had just picked up some of my regulars when a large female roe deer ran out in front of us,i noticed something in the tree,a Barn Owl,not overly bothered by me,i pointed it out to the passengers in the front who seemed happy with the find lol

Got some time this week so will try to get out,maybe monday,fingers crossed for good weather.....