Monday, April 04, 2011

Coastal Cliff Birds

A few shots from a walk along Pennard Cliffs on the Gower Peninsula on Saturday.
Here's the scene, looking west along the cliffs towards the distant Oxwich Bay:


I soon happened upon a pair of Choughs, feeding on the short clifftop turf. As I was preparing to sneak up to them for that award-winning shot, a walker appeared, and off they flew, so I had to be content with this cropped picture:


A couple of photos of Choughs flying overhead:



A pair of Cormorants flying close to the cliffs:


I found a small colony of Fulmars:




Finally, a flyover Raven:


Only other birds of note seen were a Kestrel that flew past several times, and a single Stonechat - the first I've seen on Gower for a while, so I guess they must have suffered from the past three hard winters.


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  1. Nice shots Jeremy. People always have a knack of disturbing Choughs at the most inopportune moment. I haven't seen many Stonechats either but there were 3 at Tears Point on Saturday.

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  2. Lovely shots Jeremy,likewise Stonechats are very scarce down here this spring. Love the Fulmers, they have to be one of my favourite seabirds.

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