The first frost of winter...at least on the car but not on the grass.
As I looked out at just before sunrise at 7.00am a Kingfisher flew along the channel and alighted on the revetment rocks.
Very soon the sun was up and I was out....cold but clear.
...and then surprisingly a lone House Martin flew west at quite a height...a very late departure...I hope he makes it to Africa.
From the Spit hide I could make out a group of gulls way out in the middle of the harbour and one bird looked suspiciously like a Spoonbill...I couldn't be sure as I didn't have a 'scope but on returning home checked my very long distance photo on the p.c.....yep a Spoonbill. Hence a very poor record shot, heavily cropped....nevertheless identifiable.