Monday, 15 March 2021

Two Cattle Egrets

I haven't seen any more Spring migrants since a couple of Sand Martins on the 6th March and since that time, the weather has returned to feeling very much like winter still. However, today a beautiful near full breeding plumaged Black-tailed Godwit on the estuary certainly brightened up an otherwise mostly gloomy day! Also, the long staying Cattle Egret has been joined by a second bird this evening with a slightly brighter bill colour. The birds are feeding with 11 Little Egret and also present in the field were two White Wagtails in a flock of 40+ Pied Wagtails.

Black-tailed Godwit (islandica) Otter Estuary

Two Cattle Egrets with Little Egrets

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