Jackdaw (Corvus monedula)


Linnet (Carduelis cannabina), female.


Small wild rabbit.

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Apple blossom


Common Toad (Bufo bufo)


Bluebells

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Now thats what I call a nest.

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Greylag geese landing.


Mute Swan, male.


Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo).

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Pair of Shelduck. Striking colours.

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Brown Hare.
Kept so still that I didn't see her, right under my nose.

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Misty morning.
Even in poor weather there is a beauty to the marsh.

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Hawthorn in blossom.

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(Northern) Wheatear. Summer visitor from Africa, one of the first migrants to arrive.

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Song Thrush.

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Ribwort plantain (Plantago lanceolata).
Very common plant, didn't know what it was until today.

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Gorse. A splash of early spring colour!

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Marsh Marigold, found on the banks of the fleet.

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A surprised Moorhen. Didn't know where to go.

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Common Pied Wagtail or rare White Wagtail?
I don't know and he doesn't care.

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The beautiful Peacock Butterfly (Inachis io)

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Sparkling Coot!

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Watched this mute swan eating the seed heads of the Bull-rushes

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Looks like the marsh is on fire!

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Love the movement in this shot.

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Much folklore is recorded about the Robin.
"Art though the bird whom Man loves best
The pious bird with scarlet breast." (Wordsworth)

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Male Pheasant, wonderful plumage!

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