This really was one in a million, unexpected catch. Bassenthwaite Lake last August, looking for the Osprey, heard strange noise in a tree, out flew what first looked like a sparrowhawk. landed on one of the posts near the shore, I crept across the long grass clicking away, still not sure until nearer , clicked so many shots. other half called out did you see that small bird fly in?
I think so ! but clicking so quick hard to tell.
went back sat down and looked at the shots.
I had never seen a Cuckoo except in the distance, let alone get this shot !
Couldn't believe my luck! Meadow Pipit feeding the Cuckoo, caterpillar too
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