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Part two of a taste of honey

Leighton Moss view
Early Sunday morning saw us at RSPB Leighton Moss, Lancashire

The reserve is always full of birds and we were soon enjoying a hunting Marsh Harrier and plenty of waders including Spotted Redshank and Greenshank. A juvenile Peregrine swept over the saltmarsh, it appeared in a bad mood and attacked anything that moved out there!

Black tailed Godwits Leighton Moss
A colourful flock of Black tailed Godwits.

Fox Leighton
Redshank alarm calls drew our attention to a Fox.

Fox Leighton 2
The Fox flushed out several Common Snipe and a Green Sandpiper, helpful.

Coot Leighton
Know what this ball of feathers is?

Great black b Gull Leighton
Caption competition? These Great black backed Gulls look like they are having a chat.

Red Deer Leighton
Not only birds at this great reserve of course, Red Deer.

We then headed south into Cheshire and enjoyed another great reserve.

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Black necked Grebes are the real stars here, we saw at least five.

Common Whitethroat Woolston
A Common Whitethroat fed in front of one of the hides.

Greenshank Moorhen Woolston
This adult Greenshank waded through the shallows.

Greenshank Woolston
Flat calm water makes for lovely pictures.

Alan at Heysham scope

A wonderful weekend trip with fantastic birds, varied habitats and great company! Come and join us soon for the very best birdwatching.

Drop us a line for details of all our day trips and longer breaks, we know you will have a great time.

If you missed out Talking Birds post please check out


We are going on tour with the new Leica Birdbox and we would love you to come along and say hello!



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