Sunday, 12 October 2014

12th of October: Good for Gannets

The last week, on Blakeney Point, has been good for...


...and Sunrises:

Birds seen this week include Blackbirds, Redwings, Song Thrushes, Bramblings, Chiffchaffs, Lapland Buntings, Robins, Redstarts, Red-throated Divers, a Greenfinch, a Blackcap and a Long-eared Owl in off the sea.

Oystercatchers at high tide

Turnstones on the shoreline

This week we also spotted a Dune Stinkhorn:
These distinctive mushrooms, that grow in sand dunes, have caps covered in a smelly coating to attracts insects that distribute spores.

- Ajay -with photography by Sarah and Paul

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