The marsh is full of birdsong as the early breeders all start up again to secure a second brood and those who have only been here a few weeks are still proclaiming and defending territories from late arrivals and jealous neighbours.
Blackcap, Reed Bunting and Sedge Warbler --- a great trio from Michael Frankling
And all the while the female Cuckoos are patrolling the marsh and woodland looking for a suitable victim to follow back to the nest...
A patient Cuckoo.... (Tony Orwell)
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