18th April 2021 – RSPB Ham Wall

How wonderful to breathe the countryside again. The hides at RSPB Ham Wall (on the Somerset Levels) were closed due to Covid-19 restrictions but we so enjoyed walking the pathways of the reserve and seeing some of our old favourites. Above all we loved listening to a whole variety of birds without the sound of motorways (or indeed any roads). As well as birds there were butterflies too with orange tips flitting here there and everywhere (and avoiding my camera), brimstones and peacocks.

Marsh harrier
Great white egret juggling with its prey
Common pochard
Great crested grebe
Blue tit
Frisky coots