Today I went to the little city of St. Asaph in North Wales to see the Black-throated Thrush that has been showing there recently. St Asaph is on the River Elwy in Clwyd and with its ancient cathedral is the second-smallest city in Britain.
After playing hide and seek with the little blighter for nearly five hours in the field, this is the best photo I managed to take when it returned to its favourite hawthorn bush in the paddock behind the New Inn.
It was a very difficult bird to locate and photograph, so I'm fairly pleased with what I've got. Here's the best of the rest:
Completely blurred, but included to show the underwing:
Having dipped on the Dusky Thrush at Beeley in Derbyshire twice this month, I was really glad to get this one.