This was one of those days when the birds just seemed to perform at will and a brief stop at Venus Pool was rewarded by pretty amazing views of a Common Snipe in front of the main hide....
A close up sequence before it disappeared under the bank!
Adopting a defensive posture when confronted ny a marauding coot!
A common bird seen uncommonly close and a fitting end to a great day (so glad it wasn't spent flogging round Whixall!). A few reasonable images too, after the recent drought of these, hopefully a sign of things to come?