Wednesday, 1 May 2013

A worthwhile outing

A quick trip out this afternoon to Black hole marsh resulted in a fairly lengthy stay.  Firstly the canada geese were proudly showing off and parading their 5 young goslings.  Secondly there were so many whimbrel coming and going  that I lost count although there were well over 20 at one time.  Then while I was wondering what had put all the gulls up on the river and whether or not it was worth a look, a pair of beautiful garganey flew in and began feeding fairly close by.

Here are a few shots of the whimbrel which were continually coming and going.

And finally the canada geese goslings

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