Drawings, sketches and paintings of wildlife encountered on travels locally and further afield.
Sunday, 11 September 2011
Called in at Willington Gravel Pits this afternoon. I haven't been for a few years, things have changed. No longer able to walk right around the place (which was an interesting walk through various habitats) but observe the pits from platforms by the track. Birds quite distant but plentiful. 2 Black-tailed Godwits were on the far edge in company with Snipe and Coot. 5 Greenshank rested in lea of islet. Curlew Sandpiper far out on scrapes with Lapwing. Very strong winds.