Stunning when viewed through the scope in the sunlight on there copper brown feathering. It was nice to also meet a couple of new birders-Bob & Tony(top blokes) as well as a face i knew in Angie.
|3 x Glossy Ibis (1 is just out of shot)|
|(the one at the back shows a bit more colouration in the sunlight)|
Back at the patch i got my first Little Ringed Plover of the year! Last year i had to wait till the beginning of April for one to arrive.This lonely ,calling LPR was out on the middle of the marsh. At one point it got a bit excited over a worm (or something worm-like?).
Also of note were 4x Oystercatchers on the spit, the male Goldeneye still with the Tufteds on the broad, 4x noisy Cettis and a new patch tick in Treecreeper .All very nice indeed.
|Little ringed plover|
|Finding something to eat|