Tag: water rail

26/03/18. Frogs at Leighton Moss, part II

Some more of the frogs at Leighton Moss.   This was taken on the same day, and at the same location as the last, near the Lower Hide. Lots of geese flapping on the pond; almost sounds like horses clopping by.  The reeds in the wind.   I think there is a purple sandpiper about ...

26/03/18. The lovely frogs of Leighton Moss.

It’s springtime at Leighton Moss and this brings many things to enjoy – huge starling murmurations, elusive bitterns booming, and many other birds as well.  Indeed, it was the bitterns that brought me here yesterday evening.  But before I came across any bitterns I was entranced by the frogs.  Initially the sound is quite subtle ...