Our first hide overlooked a small lagoon lined by a few reeds on the left hand side and a small yellow flower that covered the front, back and right hand side of the lagoon, giving it a meadowy effect. The first bird I found was a Green Sandpiper, there were two round the lagoon that stuck out like saw thumbs due to its prominent white chest. Another scan of the lagoon revealed 18 Lapwings, some Ads and quite a few juveniles.
There was more in store though, one of my Grandma's "random scans" through a pond in front of us revealed a very smart Common Sandpiper! I took about 8 photos until this one cropped up and I believe to be a good picture, considering the reflection.
|Quick tip for beginners, the white notch infront of its wing is a pointer for i.d.|
|Can you see the Snipe then?|
|What a beautiful Red gr... I mean Pheasant!|
|I like this shot!|
|I love the orange!|
|Note: Black crown.|
|Slowworm holding, returned to original place, don't worry!|
|Six were underneath here!|
|Slowworn watch! Look at my dresscode GOD!!!|
|It seems happy!!!|
|Grey Heron landing, like this one!|
|One of the winter plumage Med Gulls|