Nothing to see here………….

Reedbed - Budworth Mere, Cheshire
A reedbed in the north west corner of a frozen Budworth Mere. Nothing to see here……move on.
Bittern lurking in the reedbed at Budworth Mere, Cheshire
A closer look reveals just to the right of the shrubby willow a Bittern.
A better view of a Bittern - Leighton Moss in October 2009
A slightly better view from October 2009 at Leighton Moss. For once it was a case of being in the right place at the right time as a Bittern decided to take a walk in front of the Lower Hide.
Golden Plover in the fields above Burton Mere
Golden Plover in the fields above Burton Mere.  Unfortunately with the Plovers being in the same flock as the Lapwings there wasn’t a chance of getting any closer. At least 600 pair of eyes watching my attempt to casually sneak up on them from behind a drystone wall.
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