Not much bird news this time. Another wind blasted few days with no hope of setting any nets. With the Reed Buntings now having moved elsewhere - I need to find out where - it was decided to take down the roost nets as deteriorating weather was imminent. When the outside of the beach looks like this
You can be sure that the reed bed inside the Swannery will look like this.
water level had gone from wellington boots to waders. However the short
lived net ride had done the job with just under 100 Reed Buntings
trapped at roost.
Late afternoon skies are always spectacular on the Fleet - this afternoon was no exception
weather does not look very inspiring over the Christmas break but maybe
the wind will drop for a couple of hours and allow a few more birds to
slip onto the end of year totals