Birder's diary - 8.05

Birder Margus Ots, Linnuvaatleja.ee
Photo: Arne Ader
Translation: Liis
 
Cape Põõsaspea
 
In the morning there was thick fog at Cape Põõsaspea and watching the migration came to nothing. But roaming on the peninsula at Spitham village I raised a red-throated pipit, another interesting species for the year list. Altogether my 2012 list now has 225 bird species.
During the day I moved around in several places in North Läänemaa but no one special caught my eye. But at least I again got a little wiser about the identification of harriers. It is a difficult group, i e identification of females and 2nd calendar year individuals is not easy. All sorts of them were flying about and I could refresh my memory about identification marks thoroughly.


 

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