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Alkborough again...

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Godwits of the Bar Tailed variety, Teal and a couple of Marsh Harriers were all present as was a rather fast Water Rail, just in front of the hide, no time to get the camera focused unfortunately although the Rail was so close I would have hit it on the head with the lens.

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Above were a number of groups of Lapwings, I guess 2000 at least in total, they are so special, with flying antics to mesmerise even the most seasoned observer.

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Marsh Harrier

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Little Egret

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Black Headed Gull

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The ever present Reed Bunting

Notable Count for the morning.

Bar-tailed Godwit, Black-headed Gull, Black-tailed Godwit,
Blackbird, Blue Tit, Carrion Crow,
Coot, Cormorant, Curlew,
Green-winged Teal , Gray Heron, Northern Lapwing,
Little Egret, Magpie, Marsh Harrier,
Eurasian Moorhen , Common Redshank, Reed Bunting,
Common Shelduck, Common Snipe, Spotted Redshank,
Water Rail, Wren,