A photo diary - early March 2011
A calm early March day on the estuary
An influx of finches to the area was noted today
Lesser Redpoll and Siskin (both males) feeding on nearby garden niger seed
Goldfinch in splendid Spring plumage
Wigeon, Teal and Pintail on wetland in front of the hide
Female Great Spotted Woodpecker
Pair of Stock Doves
Pair of Heron seen on hide wetland
One of three Little Grebe on 2nd Meadow Pool
Pair of Mute Swans on 1st Meadow pool
Pair of Siskin on sunflower heart feeder
Pair of Mute Swans still together on 1st Meadow Pool
Pairs of Mallard and Wigeon on 1st Meadow Pool
Rooks busy nest building
Results of Silver Birch coppicing carried out by the Campfield workparty.
Kestrel hunting along the saltmarsh driftline
Badger paw prints in wet mud along the side of the Lonning. Other scrapings and dung pits(marking territory) can also be seen.
Moorhen on ditchside
Pair of Crows seen carrying twigs and starting to nest build
Super Moon - nearest to earth for at least a decade. Taken from the entrance to the Reserve Lonning
Meadow Pipit lustily declaring its territory from Hawthorn bush on Saltmarsh
Male Pheasant resplendent in breeding plumage.
Barnacles on the Estuary - a digitally manipulated photograph by John Rogers