today straight after a night at work in search of the
two reported Juvenile Black Terns.
They've been there for a couple of days now but I
haven't really had a chance to go over. I got there
for first light this morning in the hope that they'd
still be there.
It didn't take me long to find one of them, they tend
to stick to the same area every year, but that was it.
Only the one could be found. The other one's probably
gone off to find somewhere a little warmer, and who
can blame him. I can feel that nip already!...brrrr!!
It was quite obliging, making several passes in front of
me over the couple of hours I was there, giving me a
chance to get a few shot's.
Apart from the Tern there were serveral Common Snipe
dotted about. At about 09.00 50-60 Canada Geese
decended on the pool, a quick scan through the flock reveled
only a couple of hybrids nothing out the ordinary.
3 Littel Egrets were still around, although quite distant. Quite
a few migrants were also found around the pool including
Willow Warbler and Chiffchaff.
As the day began to warm somewhere in the region of 400-500
House Martins with the odd Swallow in the mix decended on
A good few hours birding, well worth the effort.