I finally made it to the lovely Rye Meads reserve today. The weather was gorgeous and I saw some fantastic birds but I thought the stars of the show deserved their own thread - after all, they caused quite a lot of comment in the Draper Hide:
That doesn't look very comfortable for the female!
'All right down there?'
'You can come up now.'
What followed was absolutely beautiful:
Well, that was my visit off to a great start!
Our herring gulls are red listed birds. Think about that the next time you hear some flaming idiot calling for a cull of them.
Well Clare that is some courtship and the rest!! Very lovey dovey and nice to see.
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
In reply to Catlady:
A great sequence of action shots, thanks for sharing them. Lovely to see such an intimate moment.
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