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Water Rail

Observed: 28th January 2013 By: Simon WalkerSimon Walker’s reputation in BirdsSimon Walker’s reputation in BirdsSimon Walker’s reputation in BirdsSimon Walker’s reputation in BirdsSimon Walker’s reputation in Birds
Water Rail, poor photo, Fowlmere, 2013-01-28 001
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It is, honestly. A lousy photograph, but it isn't for nothing that the books refer to them as "skulking crakes". It feels like for every one I see I hear at least a dozen. This one I heard first, and the phragmites weren't as dense as it thought...

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jonnam318's picture

Part of the fun of

Part of the fun of birdwatching, lousy photograph. Birds won't stay still and mostly hiding in the thicket where they feel safe.

Simon Walker's picture

Eh?

Fun? Really?

I cofess that if it were TOO easy there wouldn't be that sense of accomplishment... ;-)

Regards

Simon