Monday, 13 January 2014

I Can't Believe It's Hertfordshire

22nd December 2013

A quick visit to Amwell to see if I could find the male Smew that had been seen at Tumbling Bay the day before. I walked the full length of the lake, right up to Ware, checking all the overhanging trees and bays but to no avail. Then, just as I was about to give up and head back, a number of the local passerines were getting a little agitated. I instinctively looked up and there right above me was a magnificent Red Kite just circling aimlessly around. If you had reported that 20 years ago, nobody would have believed you.

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