Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Stork still here

Up and about bright and early to try and relocate the Stork from last night which looked like it was going to roost somewhere close.
Went to my nearest viewing point a few hundred yards up Nutcrack lane to have a scan and there it was, although very distant, feeding in what looked like the eastern end of Bestwall. A few early morning phonecalls and I was off to get better views.
Went into the Ridge boatyard and up the hill where it was showing pretty well. Was soon joined by some other bleary eyed admirers.

Later in the day had a call from Jol to say it was in the air over his house so went out again for some more pics. These were at Arne Moors

Also there was an immature Spoonbill and a couple of Little Egrets to add to the Mediterranean scene. Perhaps a scene of the future.