It was windy and wet at times this morning, but the birds still did us proud. There were great views of Ruff and Curlew Sandpipers with adequate sightings of Wood Sandpiper, Spotted Redshank, Greenshank and Green Sandpipers. Other birds seen included: Osprey, Peregrine, juv Water Rail, Black-tailed Godwit, Snipe, Heron, Kestrel, Redshank, Teal, Shoveler and Mallard.
Ruff (male) - note the leg rings
A Selection of Ruff
Ruff - underwings
Snipe - note bill opening at the tip!
Hornet - near its nest