In reply to HAZY:
They showed well that day Hazel, a short video of Crow dropping mussels.
In reply to James:
Lovely pics James, the bar- tailed Godwit has nice markings, love the bank vole and the Nuthatch too coming so close to you. I have seen plenty of butterflies this year but no Holly Blue, and good to see the video of the crow and youngster, it is amazing how they know to fly up and drop the shellfish for a good meal.
Lot to learn
In reply to gaynorsl:
Thank you Gaynor, and I renamed the Bar too Black-tailed-Godwits I got it wrong :)
Interesting to see the Crow with the mussel, made me laugh when it got on the mound to gain a little extra height before launching into the air lol They are smart birds although it didn't seem to fly high enough to crack it open properly and would have been easier to use the metal post nearby to open it lol
See you back there on 12th ;)
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A great series, Jim. I particularly liked the little Wren.
I think your dragon might be a Common Darter rather than a Ruddy. Commons tend to have that yellowish stripe on the thorax, while Ruddy's are red and brown
They are very smart Hazel, and yes I will see you and Mike on the 12th lets hope we have a nice couple of days ;)
And I have all Wednesday pictures ready only taken a day to get through them :)
In reply to Nigel O:
Sorry missed your post Nige, I thought the same about the Wren, and a Common will do just because I got a picture and I have another but this one is better it even landed on my head but took off before i could get my phone out :)
Not in order of the day but the first ones were taken at the dipping pond and then on the way to Lower Hide.
Young GBBG and Greenshank on the island.
Never seen a Heron crouching down but it was very hot that day.
Five Little and one Great Egret at Lower Hide.
Common Darter Nige :)
Lovely additions Jim
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In reply to Alan.:
Very nice photo update Jim
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