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It's been a while

  • Hello all. I haven't been to LM for a couple of months, it gets a tad crowded for me in the school holidays. Paid a visit last Wednesday & found it fairly quiet bird wise; although it was a glorious sunny day. Did see lots of dragonflies, and several young Water Rail, a huge number of Black Tailed Godwits, numerous Great Egrets and if I'm correct the first photo are Ruff (if so, a first for me).

    Ruff?

    Very young Water Rail

    A Coot enjoying some dragonflies for his lunch

    A lovely stag, with some of his wives & children

    Lots of dragonflies

    All in all, a lovely day!

  • Some good photos of good sightings. The young Rail is a rare spot. For what it is worth, I think you are right about them being Ruff.

  • Thanks Nigel :)