Another day at the seaside

A couple of weeks ago I spent a day at the Elmley Marshes nature reserve on the Isle of Sheppey. This was before the recent tidal surge: I gather there was some damage to the sea wall, but no flooding (unlike Snettisham, which is closed until repairs have been carried out). Elmley was bursting with wildlife – flocks of greylags, lapwings, widgeon; distant peregrines…
Snipe (Gallinago gallinago)Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta)Marsh Harrier (Circus aeruginosus)

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