By the boardwalk, plucking a blackbird.
Fairly low on numbers this year especially divers and Red breasted Mergansers.
The mysterious old concrete blocks have lasted well.
The male Hen Harriers have been exceptionally elusive this winter.
The bonus bird a Great Grey Shrike.
Ravens on the Agglestone.
A good showing of Harriers (three Hen,five Marsh) and a juvenile Spoonbill that landed in the pond in front of the hide.
Sub adult male.
Merlin (with a Robin it snatched off the wire fence by the hide).
Despite the strong winds and driving rain the Harriers were out early hunting over the reedbeds.
Marsh Harrier (male).
Hen Harrier (female).
A sequence of shots.
Note – from the information visible on the leg ring the bird has been identified as a 1st year male originating from Argyllshire, Scotland.
Juvenile male Hen Harrier.