Broad-Bodied Chaser

Broad-Bodied Chaser
Wing Mosaic (Broad-bodied Chaser): Winner, Nikon In-Frame Competition August 2010

Spoonbill

Spoonbill
Spoonbill: Birdguides Photo of the Year 2012 Runner-up

Wednesday, 3 October 2012

Spoonbills

After a couple of visits to Norfolk this year, I was beginning to to doubt that the increasing population of Spoonbills were actually real.  Every one I had seen to date was stood motionless, asleep on a distant island.

My luck changed early on Saturday at Cley as a group of these superb young birds flew west over the marshes:





Later at Titchwell I was lucky again as a single individual flew off the freshmarsh straight overhead:

 
 

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