After the disappointment of blowing out on a trip to Minsmere with Dave Cole we had to settle for a
sunny autumnal afternoon at Maple Lodge.Prior to leaving the regular red kite did its daily flypast.
already getting a nickname Red Arrow as it cruises across an azure sky.
to leave ,some concerned about the foliage making viewing difficult.
There were 3 Green sands 2 Snipe a host of teal all present along with a pair of Kingfishers,also
heard only a Cettis warbler and a female reed bunting singing.
Moving to Long hedge we encountered little and great crested grebes numbers of black headed gulls and up to3 little egrets,2 ring neck parakeets flew over strangely silent.
a splendid few hours at the lodge.