A morning for take off sequences.
A free flowing knot of Pinkfeet
Pinkfooted Goose ( Anas brachyrynchus )
They seem to have changed their habits for this field. Whereas they were in there all day, today there were all leaving by about eight thirty.
Just caught them as the last few were flying off. Just perfect in the morning light.
A glorious rainbow in the rain this morning.
Pink Totted Goose ( Anser brachyrynchus )
The sound of Pink footed geese gathered in the field.
In the fields to the east of Salthouse.
Pink Footed Goose ( Anser brachyrynchus )
On little beauty just in front of the pile of Sugar Beet
Pied Wagtail ( Motacilla alba )
The Pinkfeet ( Anser brachrynchus ) were very close to the rood this morning
The magnificent aerial winnowing of Pink Feet
Pink Footed Goose ( Anser brachrynchus )
Black headed Gull ( Chroicocephalus ridibundus )
Common Gull ( Larus canus )
Pinkfooted geese alighting on the fields in the late afternoon sun.
Stonechat ( Saxicola rupicola )
The sun came out for five minutes to make old redlegs glow. Redshank ( Tringa totanus )
Stonechat ( Arenaria interpres )
Lapwing ( Vanellus vanellus )
A bevy of Shoveller in the spectacular morning light ( Anas clypeata )
A lone Pinkfooted Goose ( Anser brachyrynchus )
Pied Wagtail ( Moticilla alba ) keeping half an eye on the sky.
11 Little Stint
Alexanders ( Smynium olusatrum ) seeds
Lesser Burdock ( Arctium minus )
Common Darter ( Sympetrum striolatum )
Ivy Bee ( Colletes hederae )
Red Admiral ( Vanessa atalanta )
Rough Chervil ( Chaerophyllum temulum )
Hornet Mimic ( Volucella zonaria )
On the hedge, on the field side of Old Woman Lane
Thanks to James Emerson @Norwichbirder for help with insect identification.
Pink-footed Geese ( Anser brachyrynchus )
Little Stint ( Calidris minuta ) & Dunlin ( Calidris alpina )
Dunlin ( Calidris alpina ) on Pat's Pool
Sea Beet ( Beta vulgarisms subs maritima ) still in flower Just on the edge of the reserve by the side of the road.