2 ooc Megas in one day!

The mountains overlooking Abergavenny were the scene for 3 intrepid explorers yesterday to brave a buffeting from Ophelia and witness the weird red sun and a smart Rock Thrush from S. Europe. Paul (Leafie) ,Sylvie and I could barely stand upright on times , but it was thrilling to see and much enjoyed. Sorry the pic isn’t the best , but the bird didn’t come very near for us.

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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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6 Responses to 2 ooc Megas in one day!

  1. Brian pollard says:

    It looked like the moon at first Kev, perhaps I may put a photo on the Mont Blog but not sure if anyone looks at it now!

  2. kevjoynes says:

    Be a devil! It’s time someone got it going again-such a shame!

  3. Heather Speake says:

    Two phenomenal pictures, Kev, well done. Never heard of Rock Thrush !

  4. kevjoynes says:

    Cheers Heather-not surprised you haven’t heard of it, as it lives in S. Med and is VERY RARE here-just blown off course.Only 3 ever in Wales I think and about 17 in England in the last 100 years!!!

  5. martinallandod says:

    Nice one, lucky you.

  6. kevjoynes says:

    Cheers Martina.

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