Newbridge Waxies et al.

Well, I’m delighted to say they are still here and tonight indeed I counted 41!!! Where do they hide?  I spent a large amount of the day waiting and saw nothing save 5/6 flying past ,but patience finally rewarded . A bit of excitement yesterday when a fem Sprawk launched an assault , but very half hearted.They are BIG,when you are used to just the males.

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About kevjoynes

Retired teacher from L'dod High-when it was a top school! Originally West Mids, but been in Wales since 1973.Started birding at age 7-hiatus 'til 2000 when retirement gave time for photography.
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11 Responses to Newbridge Waxies et al.

  1. Brian pollard says:

    Lovely head and shoulder shot Kev. Sorry I just don’t like ringed bird images.

  2. jbnr says:

    Last picture is indeed a `wow` type image, superb pic 🙂

  3. skylarkmidd says:

    Great shots Kev!……no imperfects left at tesco 🍏…… I wonder why????…….birds still present late afternoon.

  4. Dave bevan says:

    Love the hair do Kev! Do you think they will still be about tomorrow?

    dave

  5. Sally(rhogo) says:

    loving waxwing photos,long way to come for a no show!!Sally;
    Rhogo

  6. kevjoynes says:

    Hope this one works! Thanks all-tried to respond individually and it went haywire! Many thanks to Brian,James and Martin.
    Dave-it’s totally unpredictable-my guess is they will be in Newbridge , but beyond that , I dare not venture.They were missing all day til teatime!

  7. kevjoynes says:

    Thanks Sally-it’s not that far!

  8. Heather Speake says:

    All fantastic – your Waxwing pics get better, love the portrait especially, but that fem. Sprawk is something else !

  9. kevjoynes says:

    Very kind Heather many thanks. Could you let me know if you just received a garbage email from me?

  10. Sally(rhogo) says:

    sally rhogo lives in bromyard!!

  11. kevjoynes says:

    Oops! Sorry Sal-assumed once a rhogirl always a rhogirl!!! Sorry-you obviously moved and had us confused.
    How right you are-just one dropped down today!

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