It took till lunchtime for the grey skies to start to break up , but it did eventually happen , and in mixed conditions , but without the strong wind , I set off for a look around Spring Park Pond . The first noticeable thing was that the level had risen , almost to overflowing , and when I spoke to the Ranger later , he said that the spring fed pond had 'flushed through' at least twice during recent heavy rain , which probably means that some of the small species got washed out onto the meadow , which is the last thing that was needed following the cool Spring/early Summer . It didn't seem to bother the
I'm pleased that for once I remembered to crank up the shutter speed to 1/4000th.sec. , giving a frozen effect on the beating wings . Whilst she was busy laying , the male patrolled very close , ready to
On an 'away day' tomorrow , and as wildlife is involved it could be brilliant or a let down , I just hope it's the first .
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