A few photographs of the reserve looking quite good early this morning.
How we and the wildfowl would of loved to have seen it look back in mid-winter.
Two views of the "S Bend Ditch" - bone dry at the end of February. Although you can't see it, it curls across the marsh in the shape of an S
Looking across towards the neighbouring farmland, with the reserve barn part hidden in the bushes in the foreground.
This Coot was doing it's best not to be noticed on it's nest.
And a second Coot's nest nearby. I will monitor it to see if all 8 eggs survive the attention of the local crows.