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Saturday 29th June 2024

Catching up with a local rarity

Friday 14th June 2024

Tanzania - Day 1 - Arusha

Monday 13th May 2024

Spring Tide at RSPB Snettisham

Saturday 13th April 2024

Things didn't go to plan

Friday 5th April 2024

Fowlmere RSPB Cambs

Wednesday 20th March 2024

Another trip to Norfolk

Tuesday 12th March 2024

Frampton Marsh (again)

Tuesday 5th March 2024

Snettisham RSPB

Tuesday 20th February 2024

A new destination for me

Monday 5th February 2024

A change of plan

Tuesday 30th January 2024

Three hours at Grafham Water

Monday 22nd January 2024

A strange week overall.

Friday 19th January 2024

Norfolk Coast

Tuesday 16th January 2024

New Year - where to go?

Monday 8th January 2024

Coton Cambridgeshire

Wednesday 20th December 2023

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Friday 14th June 2024

Since I returned from my Tanzania trip, some 6 weeks ago, a real local rarity has been reported but poor weather, family matters and other distractions have prevented me from going, until yesterday. 6 weeks is a long time to miss out on a local photo trip.

Still reported as present -  a Great Reed Warbler at Ouse Fen RSPB, only a few miles from my home so off I set. Easy to find and hear but not so easy to see. Even after all this time, there was still a few birders/photographers there. The weather was not ideal and the bird stayed some distance away in a belt of reeds so I was not hopeful of success but, after a couple of hours, it decided to appear within view - still distant so heavily cropped photos - but better than I have managed on the other two times that I have seen one.

Now back to the main job - editing the photos of Day 4 of my Tanzania trip. First run through completed, leaving me with just 333 possibles to narrow down to a mangeable number. Watch this space.