But I did more experimenting by the river and at Arne this morning (finally a decent day!!)
About 10 minutes late for sunrise, through 2 different lenses
Following my own debate last week if I'd actually spotted the otter... I think I can safely say I have now
And he saw me too!!
The customary little egret, this time not as over exposed (see... I am learning!)
mistical bird (yes, deliberately mis-spelt
Less mystical, more mobile
One for Nige.... the limit of my artisticness
Bob.... you're Master of the Kingfisher Picture title is under no threat...
Menage a Trois?
Expensive... no, Deer
(Distant) Osprey at the nest
The 1st white butterfly to land anywhere near me this year!
Oystercatcher's in flight
Back to Back they faced each other
The Yellow One
The Not Yellow One (which is probably a female yellow one, with my luck)
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
Another brilliant collection of photos BP.
Egrets can be difficult to photograph at times due to their white plumage. I've ditched many photos because the plumage throws the exposure out.
There's no argument about the otter sighting
And the kingy, well I've yet to catch one on camera, let alone one in flight, so well done.
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Lot to learn
Beautiful pics and even arty ones Great to see the otter again.
I don't think the Oystercatchers are, as the beaks are too long and thin. I think they are Black-tailed Godwits. As for the Dragonflies, the yellow one is either female or immature. The other darker one is probably the male (but it may be over-mature and so looks darker than the normal orangey-red). They are Common Darters.
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In reply to PimperneBloke:
PimperneBloke said:how was I to know oystercatcher and godwits basically have the same wing pattern in flight....that's just silly!!
Welcome to the joys of wader ID ... especially now they are turning to their less colourful winter coats, which just adds to the silliness fun!!!
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