19 August 2010

On this day (August 19th)....................




August 19th 2009.

Great Knot at Kamiso. This very tame bird was the only the second time I'd seen this species. The first time has been almost exactly 3 years previously on exactly the same stretch of beach.............

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12 comments:

  1. Great shot! It's been a while since I saw one. This species visits the northern wetlands.

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  2. What is the name of this species?

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  3. Hi Tensai, the English name is 'Great Knot'.

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  4. A very nice, close photograph of this usually elusive species.

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  5. Graet encounter with a highly desirable species for UK listers!

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  6. Maybe you'll find it again this year, Stu. I've yet to get any decent pic of this knot but they seem to be in a quite good number during winter in Thailand.

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  7. Well done Stu to see it again and then tog et a nice shot ;-)

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  8. Brilliant shot Stu. Do you have any more from the day, if so please post?

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  9. Hi Rockin', actually my birthday is next month on the 20th!

    Hi Phil, you can try this link.

    http://hakodatebirding.blogspot.com/2009/08/wader-season-underway.html

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  10. Don't worry rockin', early is better than late......

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