Tuesday, 4 November 2014

A Redwing

I was taking pictures of Goldfinches when suddenly this lovely Redwing came swooping down for a bath and scared the other birds away.  I was really please with this picture. It was taken at Marton Mere.

Monday, 3 November 2014

A Murmurarion at Marton Mere

The Murmuration at Marton Mere took us all by surprise. It started off as a "m" with just a few starlings flying about as the sun went down.

Then it got to a "murm" and we started to get a bit excited about what was happening.

Then a full, gargantuan murmuration was happening right over our heads. 

They made some amazing shapes and you could hear the sound of their wings beating.

I never will forget it.