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Bird images - Lackford Lake

Lackford Lakes are man made. The Lackford Lakes reserve, renowned for its kingfishers, dragonflies and winter wildfowl, was founded 30 years ago, when local conservationist Bernard Tickner initiated the transformation of what was a quarry into a wildlife habitat. He said: "Lackford Lakes is now enjoyed by many species, rare and common, and the trust has a remarkable chance to create even more first-class habitat to allow even more wildlife to move in." We have visited on a number of occasions, and there is always something to see. Today, an Egret, wades past us looking for breakfast. An egret is any of several herons, most of which are white or buff, and several of which develop fine plumes during the breeding season. (Wikipedia) Today`s one had no plumage but I was pleased with the image. On one part of the site, a fallen tree is an excellent place to lay bait for the Nuthatch who usually obliges. I know that some people would class that as