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Wednesday 22nd November 2023

Grafham Water

Thursday 16th November 2023

Fishers Green Essex

Wednesday 15th November 2023

A day in north Norfolk

Monday 13th November 2023

A flooded Welney

Sunday 12th November 2023

A day locally.

Thursday 2nd November 2023

Another visit to Frampton Marsh

Monday 25th September 2023

Frampton Marsh RSPB

Friday 8th September 2023

Gran Canaria - Maspalomas

Thursday 31st August 2023

Gran Canaria - Visit to La Charca

Thursday 24th August 2023

Frampton Marsh RSPB

Saturday 29th July 2023

Swallows and House Martins

Saturday 22nd July 2023

An evening with some Tawny Owls

Tuesday 18th July 2023

Scotland and East Yorkshire Day 5

Wednesday 12th July 2023

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Thursday 16th November 2023

A couple of days ago, with the weather forecasting sunny intervals, I decided  to visit Grafham Water for the Green-winged Teal that had been reported there just before the weekend. The only time that I had photographed this species was over 10 years ago at Titchwell, and into the sun too, so the shots were nothing to write home about!!!

Arriving, the weather was heavy cloud, not ideal for photographing wildfowl on water, but the target bird was in the southern corner of the dam and relatively close. Patience required, The bird got closer and the weather got darker. Sods Law!!!

Still, I persevered during the morning and am relatively happy with the shots in the circumstances but some sun would have been nice.

Walking up the dam, a Common Sandpiper was very flighty but, with perseverance, I manged to get close enough for a shot, followed by a flight shot after it saw my camera above the dam wall.

And then the rain started so it was time to go home.

Not a bad morning for a change.