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Pagham Birder: The Blog

A regular account of the birds seen mainly on and around Pagham Spit, the Lagoon and the North Wall plus other birding exploits from time to time.
Any news of interest regarding the ongoing erosion problems on Pagham Beach will, from now on, be shown on my other blog together with general beach photos.. Click on the link... Pagham Beach Blog on this page.

Monday, March 25, 2013

Suffolk specials

Despite the unseasonally cold weather and biting easterly wind, a trip to Minsmere was undertaken today resulting in a few images of some of the typical species encountered. All pictures taken from Bittern Hide.

Bittern in flight 
Bittern ...just before dropping into the reedbed 

Marsh Harrier

Marsh Harrier

Marsh Harrier

Three Whoopers present....two adults with the Juvenile showing head up (momentarily)

Adult Whooper with head showing 
For most of the time the Whoopers were sleeping with heads tucked well under...sensibly. in view of the temperature!

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