This afternoon I took a walk around Stanpit Marshes Nature reserve, with the weather starting out sunny, read the recent nature sighting board – and there apparently were Scandinavian Rock pipets sighted there recently. I of course then set out to see one! This is my contender! Whether it is or not I am not sure – there is some interesting reading about the Scandinavian Rock pipets on the Christchurch
Over the past weekend I went on a couple of walks over two nature reserves, Blashford lakes ( windy and somewhat dull weather ) and Stour Valley Way – much nicer. At Blashford I did manage to get this shot of a Long-tail tit though. Whereas the Stour Valley yielded more.
Today I took an afternoon trip to Stanpit Marshes, Christchurch. The day was a lovely December day with bright clear skies and not too cold either. Stanpit Marsh nature reserve at this time of year is a nice place to go looking for Stonechats. And today my luck was in as there were a few about posing on the gorse and brambles. I got a little luck with this next