I don't think this one should cause too much trouble. :-)
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Failed again:(:( Well might have an idea but can't enlarge to get a better view!!!
Lot to learn
In reply to gaynorsl:
lol good one Paul.
"Each kindness shown to birds or men is sure to flutter back again"
In reply to HAZY:
Yup found the odd one, quack, quack!
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
In reply to Catlady:
What did it do to frighten all those oystercatchers?
"Birds are, quite simply, little miracles - and as such they require care and consideration."
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In reply to Limpy:
A dog had ran over the embankment and along the edge of the scrapes. The hides are open topped and constructed from concrete (sadly, an anti-vandalism measure). They're also almost at ground level at the windows, then sloping off down to the scrapes.
Another small dog (a Spaniel) came running into the hide and jumped up onto the seats and out of the hide window, along the front of the hide and then back in another window. There are signs at the entrance to the scrapes instructing you that no dogs are allowed. Most folks adhere to the rules, but obviously not everyone.!! In fairness to the owner, he was very apologetic and had the wee dog under control as soon as he realised what had happened.
In reply to Paul A:
Very good Paul !
Hazel in the Gironde estuary, France
In reply to Noisette:
I'm not going to attempt to count the number of oycs lol Are those bar tailed GW's or black-tailed you have there ? I rarely see the Bar-T's
HAZY said:Are those bar tailed GW's or black-tailed you have there ? I rarely see the Bar-T's
These are Bar-tails. No white wing bar on the top of the wing and no long protruding feet in flight. (You can see everything bar the feet). :-)
There were one or two Black-tails about but I can't see any in the photo, (not to say that there won't be one or two lurking in there somewhere)
Just a few of those waders that have to make a noise over everything they do.
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