I'm not altogether sure what bird this is. I was told by one person it was a Black-Talied Godwit, by another that it is a Sandpiper. My books don't seem to be a lot of help, nor do online sources.edit 18th March 2007 .. suggestion that it might be a Redshank.
The bird is standing on the rails at the boatyard slipway at Keyhaven, directly beneath the + here
Taken with a Dimage Z5 on a very dark and gloomy day in January.
A week or so of bird images.
The first time I've had a 'theme' but I've quite a few pictures I'd like to share and see what you think, and what might be done to improve them 'for next time'.
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Fishing Gull #2