Whooper Swan for New Year !

Whooper swans greet the New Year at the Banks Reserve - We were so excited when just after dawn we could hear an odd whisteling sound -made by the wings of these gaint birds as they flew in to feed. A small flock of about twenty they have flown in every morning now for three weeks. I have been waiting for a sunny day to get this photo to share with you all.


Also saw a Marsh Harrier yesterday-odd flies rather like a Barn Owl,flap flap -glide, flap flap -glide. Both birds are hunting near the ground and listening for pray 


 


Happy New Year


 


David     

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