A couple of Canada Geese..
An obliging Little Grebe..
a Cuckoo who was perched miles away... so my first shot ever of said bird (needless to say even 'record shot' is stretching it but so pleased to have got a shot at all :)
On the previous Thursday, the visit also brought
.... a brief glimpse of a chiffchaff..
and a small tortoiseshell...
Today, an early visit to Hatfield Forest - the Great Crested Grebe is still on the nest but I never saw her partner and, in fact, it was very bird light. The weather was dreadful.. and showery!!
So I headed off to Audley End... and the rain followed me. However, I did manage to have a stroll :)
I'd intended visiting the house, but after a cuppa and a sandwich for lunch (sitting in the car overlooking the lake), the queues were so long (it was raining rather heavily by now), I decided to wait for another day.
So home I thought... via Amwell... which was also very quiet. I sat in the hide keeping dry, for a bit and these were my companions!!
Home for a cuppa!!