Yet again I had Bonby to myself. What a peaceful place it is. Not a sound other than that of the birds and the wind. When I arrived at 10.30 the weather was grey and overcast with very little wind, although it had gone back round to the east. Despite being only 11C it felt pleasant with there being little wind. Not long after arriving I had parked in a likely spot for some bird activity when I noticed a movement by the fence. A hare was squeezing through the gap and was relaxed as he had nor noticed me sitting in the car. He ambled out into the field and began feeding, allowing for some photography, and then moved off back through the fence. A real treat. Down at the river there was a lot of whitethroat activity with several males displaying but refusing to show themselves. During the time I was there I noted a small flock of birds that I put down as female reed buntings until I processed the images and realised they were corn buntings, the large bill being the give away.
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