Farnham GP, North Yorkshire   January 2007

The first Western Palearctic  record!

Pacific Diver  Gavia pacifica

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East Chevington NR & Druridge Bay Country Park, Northumberland

January 2017

the first county record - initial images of this first-winter bird were taken on a very gloomy winter afternoon but these two, four days later, were in decent light!

the five images below luckily caught a diving sequence!

neck & head raised


watch out fish!


gone!


committed to the dive!


powered from it’s legs & tail presumably!