Following a twitter tip-off we managed to bag a “first” on our Sunday morning walk in our local park when we saw a water rail. There wasn’t much else around except for a female kingfisher. But hey ho who’s complaining.
Water Rail in normal lurking mode.
But then it started to show off.
Female kingfisher showing the orange on its lower mandible
Short video of kingfisher
Boating seems to have returned to the lake
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