15.08.12. Birdlog

15.08.12. Birdlog.

Pool on the western end of No 6 tank.

An adult Water Rail and 2 chicks showed well in a flooded pool on No 6 tank. 3 Green Sandpiper, 2 Snipe, 4 Black-tailed Godwit, 100 Mallard and 50 Teal also present. 200 Swifts over the south-east corner of No 4 tank was notable and a Sparrowhawk with prey.

Water Rail chicks (a record shot above and a short video of birds in the (Red-eyed) Video category on main page.

All images by WSM.