Monday, 9 January 2012

What I've been missing

Slaty-legged Crake (photo c/o Phil Round)
Slaty-legged Crake (photo c/0 Phil Round)
Whilst languishing in The Scrubs (my patch and not the prison) sifting through flocks of Black-headed and Common Gulls in the vain hope of finding a wind swept Kittiwake, I received an email from Thailand based birder, Phil Round.

Phil, for those who don't know is a renowned birder, Thailand's top lister and the rediscoverer of enigmatic Gurney's Pitta. Apparently, a Slaty-legged Crake was found residing in a flowerbed Chulalongkorn University in downtown Bangkok. It was particularly exciting for Phil because it was only his second ever Slaty-leg in Thailand!

All hail Urban Birding!

1 comment:

Andrew said...

A wonderful bird to see..