Hi all , I hope everyone is staying safe and well. I've been cautiously getting out to a few places a bit further afield from home, fortunately down here in cornwall I can get to places which are are not crowded (at the moment) . Here's a few birds from over the past week or so
Duckling catching flies on the local pond
It was wonderful to see this Raven after not being able to visit the coast for a few months
GC Grebe chick getting down a huge fish at the local reservoir
Linnet feeding youngster
the beautiful sandmartins have returned
Cormorants at their breeding grounds with young
and a lovely little family of stonechats on the coastpath
Best wishes, Jayne
Fabulous photos, and I do like the one of the juv GC Grebe scoffing a largish fish for lunch, well captured.
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In reply to welshlass:
welshlass said:Thanks Mike -it's amazing how quick the Grebes swallow them too ! Hope things all ok with you Jayne
When you think about it, the fish itself is fairly streamlined head first, so it shouldn't be too difficult.
I'm fine, just bored witless out of my head with this lockdown and nowhere to go to escape with the local reserves all locked up and surrounded by concrete and HS2 construction!
I hope you're well, and good to see you, and others, getting out, it takes my mind away from the frustrating situation.
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