Although the Hares are on Havergate Island throughout the year, it's always nice to go and see them as Spring comes along, not least because it's a little bit warmer. A few of us had the opportunity to take a trip out there at the weekend to see what the Hares have been up to, check out their frequent resting spots etc, ready for all the upcoming trips.
We've had a fair bit of rain recently, so there were a few muddy paths (so make sure you wear boots or wellies if you're visiting soon), but that didn't worry the Hares - they're masters of finding snug spots to chill out in. This chap was certainly laid back!
Just to prove it isn't a stuffed toy - moving ears!
Mrs WJ caught the all-important ablutions
and it was Mrs WJ who also got the inscrutable head-on shot. Did you know a Hare cannot see dead ahead? Their eye position gives them great all-round visibility, but not directly in front of them
Finally, a bit of a scratch with those big feet, just to keep us entertained :-)
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Cracking set of photos courtesy of you and Mrs WJ, a bonny looking chap indeed.
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
In reply to Catlady:
Fabulous captures, well done both Mr and Mrs WJ. Who would think you could see all that colour on a hare.
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