Last Friday after an evening out with the Australian Pink Floyd at the Leas Cliff Hall I headed for Dungeness,still a few goldeneye around and the drake smew is still feeding in front of the Scott hide,and on the dipping pool the drake red crested pochard showed briefly in the open.
A FLAVOUR OF THE PINK FLOYD GIG
SHINE ON YOU CRAZY DIAMOND
WE DONT NEED NO EDUCATION
FROM ONE WILD LIFE TO ANOTHER
GOLDENEYE- duck and drake.
TREE SPARROW Just noticed the blue leg ring,is this a local bird?
GORSE looking bright against a clear blue sky.
FEMALE MARSH HARRIER
LAPWINGS AND STARLINGS constantly disturbed by marsh harriers.
RED CRESTED POCHARD
Moving on to Sandwich Bay
SANDERLING in the foam.
FEEDING ON RAZORFISH
A SMALL FLOCK OF 30 RINGED PLOVERS FLUSHED BY A DOG ON THE BEACH.
Short Eared Owls have been hunting around Dicksons Corner late afternoon recently but this one didn`t come close enough for any decent shots:-
SILHOUETTE OF A SECOND SHORT EARED OWL
There has been lots of activity in my garden this weekend especially in the pond where the frogs are having a right old orgy.