Popped into InFocus at Rutland Water for, literally, a couple of minutes this morning for Mike to fix a replacement screw in the eye piece of my travel scope and, whilst outside his little shop, took a look at Lagoon 1. Loads of Mallard and Tufted Duck plus the resident Coot, Lapwing and Cormorants. Both Black-headed Gulls and Common Terns along with the occasional; Sand Martin were flying around the water. On the far side a small flock of Canada Geese were drifting past to add to the dozen or so that I passed on entering Egleton. Even a single Egyptian Goose nearby and a couple of Moorhen but the big sighting was the Great White Egret that had just flown in from, presumably, a neighbouring lagoon.
|Great White Egret Egretta alba|
Greylag Goose, Canada Goose, Mute Swan, Egyptian Goose, Mallard, Tufted Duck, Great White Egret, Moorhen, Coot, Wood Pigeon, Collared Dove, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Jackdaw, Carrion Crow, Starling,
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