Whilst PJ & Mrs PJ were away for the weekend in Dublin celebrating Arthur Guinness day news came through of a White's Thrush on the Farnes back in England !! Not wishing to miss out PJ decided to go out and find one for himself and within 30 minutes - success, he'd located a fine individual perched up & showing well !! With a Belted Kingfisher as a notebook padder he retired to a local hostelry satisfied with his mornings work.
Whites Thrush, Westport, County Mayo, Jan 1865
Belted Kingfisher, Dublin Museum of Natural History
On arrival back in Staffs there was just time to catch up with the three Common Scoters at Westport, Staffs, and watched them fly off at at 17.55pm