Sunday, 12 February 2012

Winter Birds at Titchwell

Shovellors on Titchwell Fresh Marsh

Bittern over Bett's Pool, Titchwell

Yesterday was a beautiful crisp, cold, blue sky day over Titchwell and I managed to grab 90 minutes birding on the reserve.

Highlightes were good views of 3 or 4 of the 5 Bitterns that were frequenting Betts' Pool to the west of the West Bank Path. Three red head Smew were also good too see as was a Chinese Water Deer feeding on the saltmarsh. Two Marsh Harriers were also nice. But the main thing was just the stunning winter light which I hope I have captured a little of the essenc of in the Shovellor snap above.

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