Saturday, 18 June 2016

Ham Wall

Cracking day's birding out on Ham Wall RSPB reserve. Fantastic weather and plenty of great bird's and wildlife seen. Highlight's of the day: 4 Bittern, 10+ Great White Egret, 2 Glossy Ibis, 3 Garganey, 8 Hobby, 3 pairs of Marsh Harrier, 1 Peregrine, 1 Green Sandpiper, 15+ Reed Warbler, 2 Garden Warbler, 5 Great crested Grebe,  1 Kingfisher, 2 Stock Dove, 100+ Swift and several singing Cuckoo on site.

Load's of Dragonflies & Damselfly activity from Four-spot Chaser, Southern Hawker, Golden-ringed, Broad-Bodied Chaser, Emperor Dragonfly, Common Blue, Blue-tailed and Large Red Damselflies were abundant.

A great day out with loads of fantastic wildlife, A few images from around the reserve.

Great White Egret: One of 10 birds seen during the day

Four-spotted Chaser

Great crested Grebe

Reed Warbler: Plenty of singing and nesting activity

Long-Jawed Orb Weaver Spider

One of several Hobbies hawking dragonflies high over the reserve

Ox- eye Daisy

Antoher Four-spot Chaser close up

Young froglet on the move between the water ponds and small lakes

Lots of interesting snail shell patterns

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