Wednesday, 29 August 2012

Common Lizards

I have, over the years spent some time in Pembrokeshire looking for Common Lizard.. Whenever I have found them I have not had my camera,  So, whilst walking the clifftops at Nolton Haven I discovered along a stretch of about 300 mtrs at least 40 individuals, Majority being juveniles varying in size. About 12 being adults and 7 juveniles were the most seen together!
They were only seen on dry grass which was thrown to the side when the path was cleared. Most were confiding especially the juveniles.
A difference in colour variation is shown here.

Thursday, 23 August 2012

Baird`s Sandpiper

News of a Baird`s Sand  at Angle Bay was welcome as I was going to Little Haven for 5 days over the August Bank Holiday anyway!
The weather predicted was awfull over the Bank Holiday, so if I could arrange a lift I would give it a try. If I waited for the weather to break on perhaps the monday was a lot to ask for it to stay 5 days, what the hell  I gave it a go!
Thanks to Cliff we arrived about 2.30, with a beach load of tourists finding it was going to be difficult, so I thought ! 75 yds later and my first Baird`s for 23 years was waiting. We spent about an hour with it with changing light.
No sign the following day! .... He who dares wins!