White Nun

4th Feb. 2016

Kirkby on Bain.  Went over to look through the gulls and to sit in the hide in the hope of a bittern. By early afternoon, no luck with either so searched some more waterbodies and discovered a beautiful drake smew. Arguably the finest looking piece of wildfowl on the planet.

I got a couple of digiscoped shots, best I could do, my Kowa scope is still in Germany for repair. (Been two and a half months now). If you’re buying a new scope don’t go for Kowa. Although superb bits of kit the after sales service is diabolical.

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Back at the hide later, another wait, more coffee, more snacks and then….Yesss! Bittern flew from the reedbed to the left of the hide and over to the far side.

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