Stayed local to Brancaster today and walked from the house out on to the sea wall path towards the golf course and then followed a loop round the marsh back into the village.
First sighting just onto the path, Muntjac with young crossing into a corn field.
It was another murky day, first view looking east along the marsh towards Holkham. The boats are moored in the creek at Brancaster Staithe.
Looking west over Titchwell to wards Holme where the bird observatory is located. The distant roofline above the bank is one of RSPB Titchwell hides.
A common as muck Little Egret in lift-off mode.
Yet another Grey Heron scarpering away from us.
A Bwit practising for vertical take off.
Another Heron beating a retreat.
Where have all the GW Egrets gone??? Yet another L Egret having a stretch.
On the grazing marsh area there were hundreds of Greylag Geese and Canada's.
Going into battle formation.
Finally the highlight of the walk. There were 6/8 beardies fliting up and down the reeds along the creek.
This shot caught by MrsT on her pocket camera, our only face on shot.
And another Little Grebe
Also spotted 2 very distant Marsh Harriers and 2 Kestrels as well as gulls.
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Another lovely day out Tony....Well done to Mrs T on the only face shot of the Beardie!
(Pardon the Scottish Accent)
Lovely day out and lovely pics of your sightings. Will have to hunt up your earlier days, presuming you made threads of those. I agree with others that any day you see a Beardie is a good day. And I do love Little Egrets, but neither Mr GB nor I can remember exactly when or where we saw our first one--might well have been in the very early 90s, but that is one of the problems with not being proper twitchers, very little listing over the last 3 decades, sadly, and that mainly when we are entertaining my bird-mad sister (just to show willing--lol!).
Lot to learn
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