Cormorant Drying its Wings

Stanley Park

Short trip to Stanley Park today with heavy cameras and large lenses hoping to see small woodland birds. Must have been looking up into the wrong trees, but did see a grey wagtail, some shovelers, a couple of great-crested grebes and these cormorants. .

whooper swans at sunset at Martinmere WWT Burscough england

Martin Mere

BBC’s Autumnwatch might just have finished and the clocks changed only a week ago but, for me, the arrival of the Whooper Swans at Martin Mere heralds the start of winter. What a noise they make – you hear them long before you see them. So far there around 500 Read more…

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