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