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A flooded Welney

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Another visit to Frampton Marsh

Monday 25th September 2023

Frampton Marsh RSPB

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Frampton Marsh RSPB

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Swallows and House Martins

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An evening with some Tawny Owls

Tuesday 18th July 2023

Scotland and East Yorkshire Day 5

Wednesday 12th July 2023

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Saturday 29th July 2023

Tuesday 25th July and I was itching to take some photographs. Checking the evening before, Frampton Marsh looked particularly interesting with a range of species so off I went.

Unfortunately, rather disappoining - great for birding - not for photography. The range of species promised was certainly there but mostly too distant. It was nor until I had made my way to East Hide that things looked promising.

The usual Avocet - a juvenile.

A Common Sandpiper was feeding around the edges.

and family of Little Ringed Plovers was also within range and rather actively feeding, especially the juveniles.

Two pairs of Black-winged Stilts have produced young, the first recorded in Lincolnshire. They were both on the far side of the reserve but only the adult was suitably positioned for a photo, the juveniles in very un-photogenic locations so I didn't bother, having already loads of photos from my trips abroad.

So it was time to move on. I had been informed that the Peregrines were still at Yaxley church, and, being on my way home, that was my next call.

First sighting was a juvenile, high up on a parapet.

and an adult also high up giving me an evil stare!!!

after a time, the adult disappeared and then returned with a pigeon just caught.

A more eventful afternoon than morning.