My blog is mostly about wildlife, particularly birds, walking, days out, all growing things and anything else that comes to mind.
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Sunday, 27 May 2012

First arrival... me at WWT Arundel

I headed off relatively early and got to Arundel at 9.00... bit early as they don't open till 9.30 more's the pity.  However when the doors opened I was the first through and it was nice to have the place to myself for a bit... a rare occurrence.

Not too much about but the youngsters were very evident.

Before I went in I heard Sedge Warblers and caught a glimpse but no more than that!

A black-headed gull was perching high up on a telegraph pole!


A pheasant youngster dived for cover as I approached

Bees abounded amongst the wild flowers

and a wood pigeon gathered nesting material

a young moorhen enjoyed a meal


and who do you think you're looking at!!


In one of the hides, a pair of Swallows were starting a nest.  I advised a member of staff at the visitor centre of this..




A proud mum...


Pretty colours!... Is this a stock dove?



Be afraid, be very afraid!




A pleasant morning...

2 comments:

Roy said...

Don't think its a Stock Dove Tricia, feral I think.
Lovely set of images.

Picturit said...

Nice compilation of images . Love the young Moorhen

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