I love Stonechats. I’ve spent a couple of very happy days with them:
The Pole Jumper A trip to Trendlebere Down gives us a chance to photograph Stonechats. This female had just eaten a bee and… read more Chatting Returning to a chatting Stonechat. They really do love the highest perches available. read more Jump-on-a-Pole There's a Saltimpalo in this area of greenery in Rome. That's the Italian name for the Stonechat. Saltimpalo means Jump-on-a-Pole,… read more
This time I’m just passing through and get a handful of shots. Here’s the handsome male:
And a handsome female:
They’re calling in an exuberant way. It’s only later that I see the reason. Here’s their chick.
I look forward to spending more time with them when I can. They’re a delight.