Sunday, 10 April 2011


I woke up anxiously hoping  that the Fem Little crake was going to be there today but Rob and Dad were Sure that it would be

Fem Little crake
We arrived at the Arundel wwt Center at 8:45 and  they opened  it up early and we then payed our fees and headed straight to the reed bed broad walk we all split up because no one new were about it really was until some guy had it so we all rushed to him and bundled together to see this little beauty and it was showing well i watched the Little crake for about 30 minutes but rob left us because he had to get home, i got amazing views of the crake in my scope for 10-15 minutes bird was showing well in the morning but is became elusive so after an amazing lifer and year tick we decided to head home.

On the way to meet my mum we walked along a little river and got good views of
Mandarin duck and Grey wagtail
also two Water voles which showed really well.

This now brings our year list 193 wow that’s alot
Fem Little crake
Fem Little crake
Fem Little crake
Fem Little crake
Fem Little crake
Grey wagtail
Mandarin duck
Mandarin Duck
Water vole
water vole


  1. Great weekends birding and superb photos , thanks for your company . atb Rob

  2. Hi Michael,
    Just found your excellent blog. Lovely story and amazing pics, will def return to your site,
    Well done!


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