Garth Peacock
Frampton Marsh RSPB - again



Friday 20th May 2022

A more interesting week.

Monday 16th May 2022

Not much to report

Monday 2nd May 2022

Frampton Marsh RSPB - again

Wednesday 20th April 2022

Cley Marshes NWT Norfolk

Thursday 31st March 2022

A trip to the Brecks

Tuesday 15th March 2022

A lifer

Monday 28th February 2022

Back to the Norfolk coast

Friday 18th February 2022

West Suffolk for a change

Thursday 17th February 2022

Failure followed by success.

Saturday 5th February 2022

What a week for good weather.

Saturday 22nd January 2022

The beginning of a new year

Friday 14th January 2022

Final post for 2021

Friday 31st December 2021

Lakenheath Fen RSPB Suffolk

Monday 13th December 2021

Still testing the Canon R5

Monday 6th December 2021

Nothing to report

Tuesday 30th November 2021

Further testing of the Canon R5

Monday 8th November 2021

Test driving the Canon R5

Wednesday 3rd November 2021

No photos

Sunday 24th October 2021

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Wednesday 20th April 2022

This reserve is proving to be one of the better ones for bird photgraphy, now that the water levels have stabilised so it was worth a trip back there earlier this month (8th April) to check it out.

First from the 360 hide where several Snipe were feeding.

and a shot to show the near perfect camouflage of resting Snipe.

A drake Shelduck looked respemdent in the morning sun

as was a Lapwing feeding right outside the hide.

Moving round to the East Hide, very little of real interest so it was down to making the best of what was there. Canada Geese very close

There was still large flocks of Brent Geese around which I foiund surprising as I would have thought that they would have already migrated back to the continent for breeding.

With little else, back to the 360 hide where some recently ploughed land next to the hide attracted a Pied Wagtail

and a Skylark

On the island, some very noisy black-headed Gulls were parading and mating.

and fighting for the right to mate.

Relocating the car to the small car park near ther sea wall, a Ruff showed well.

and the pick of the day, although against the late afternoon sun, a Spotted Redshank.

A quick run (or hobble in my case) back to the car to avoid a heavy hailstorm, it was time to return home. When there is not much of real interest, it can be quite challenging to get photos worth keeping. Out of total of 1800 taken on the day, only 28 were really worth the effort but that's wildlife photography.