Back to my local haunt, Middleton Lakes for a wander, and apart from the usual herons, coots, swans, shovellers, it was generally quiet, but I did see my first Egyptian Geese, two pairs.
Here's a few photos from Sunday's wander.
Herons busy nest building
Swan taking flight
Mr & Mrs Shovellor
Tufted Drake; he was on a mission, swimming quite fast....
And here was his desire, Mrs Tufted
My first Egyptian Geese
And finally, at the end of the day, the sun was almost in the right place, so I thought I'd try a silhouette pic of herons and their nests.
The full set can be seen in the RSPB Middleton Lakes album
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