At long last I have got around to updating my blog. I apologise to those of you that have been mentioning the long gap since the last posting. Not that there has been a great deal around and certainly nothing different but there have been plenty of our loyal regulars so here are a few photos from around the Axe.
The kingfishers have been fairly visible lately although a bit less predictable than usual as to where and when they might appear
2 little grebes have spent a lot of time squabbling in front of Seaton marshes hide
and this cormorant caught a nice meal.
Around by the field study centre there have been the usual blue tits etc plus several goldfinches
a grey wagtail
and a pair of bullfinches.
Back on Seaton marshes earlier this week 3 snipe put in a very brief appearance
this curlew and redshank seemed inseparable whilst I was there
and this little grebe had caught something long and slimy.
This curlew was having a sedate wash
compared to the violent washing of this bar tailed godwit
and finally this onlooking oyster catcher just calmly watched it all