Football duties were curtailed today because of the weather, some brave under 12s tried to play a game this morning but the conditions beat them, but well done for trying. The afternoon's game was off due to a waterlogged pitch, so the rest of the day was mine.
Several texts later and Chris and I were off to make the best use of the
Please excuse the camera work, another "new venture" for today.
A couple of magpies were also in front of the hide, one had a bath, whilst the other sat on a post and looked the other way!
The rain stopped about 2pm so we said goodbye to Blacktoft and set off for Wakefield, in the hope of seeing a male smew. Sadly the smew was not there, but we added goldeneye, gadwall, mute swan and Canada goose to our list. Thanks for another good afternoons birding Chris.
My last venture for the day was taking a picture with my new phone.