Latest UK Bird Photos

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Hertfordshire - Lockdown - Spring 2020.

Red Kite Milvus milvus
Always nice to see, almost daily sightings.

Buzzard Buteo buteo
One of several local birds.

Kestrel Falco tinnunculus
Resting before hunting.

Sparrowhawk Accipiter nisus
Flying over suburbia.

Peregrine Falco peregrinus
A couple of wandering immatures.

Hobby Falco subbuteo
One chasing Swallows and Swifts in late June.

Whitethroat Sylvia communis
One of the commonest warblers present in local scrubland.

Yellow-browed Warbler Phylloscopus inornatus
nr Morden, London, March 2020.

An elusive individual that showed on occasion usually picked up on call.

(Siberian) Chiffchaff Phylloscopus collybita tristis
nr Morden, London, March 2020.

Nice views of 2 overwintering tristis Chiffchaffs present near to a Yellow-browed Warbler, with Firecrest a few hundred yards away.

Caspian Gull Larus cachinnans
Erith, London, March 2020.

A cracking 1st winter that glowed in dull light, present on the rising tide just by Erith Pier.