A Fieldfare had been present at Jahra Pools for almost a week and I hadn't yet had the opportunity to get to see this obliging bird. So, I packed my gear in my car this morning and headed to Jahra Pools from the city straight after work.
|Fieldfare (Turdus pilaris)|
By now the sun was very low in the sky and light was fading fast, so I had a quick cruise around the reserve finding a skulking Common Snipe
|Common Snipe (Gallinago gallinago)|
A Common Kingfisher looking for a snack before bed time
|Common Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis) in the late afternoon light|
|Female Caspian Stonechat (Saxicola m. hemprichii)|
|Greater Spotted Eagle (Clanga clanga) and Western Marsh Harrier (Circus aeruginosus) interaction|