|Great Snipe - Kilnsea|
We stayed with the bird for a couple of hours watching it as it busily fed on worms and the occasional caterpillar. Although it was only a few feet away it was actually hard to photograph due to its constant bobbing feeding action. At one point it even wandered under a car on the driveway still feeding as it went!
After about every twenty minutes of feeding the bird stopped and hunkered up for a bit of shut-eye. It seemed to totally ignore the birders which were constantly coming and going, only occasionally opening its eye to check everyone was still watching!
After taking far to many photos and watching the bird through the bins taking in all the features we decided to start the long journey home, stopping off briefly for a look at a Red-backed Shrike and some grub on the M1. All in all a very enjoyable day in good company and a much wanted new bird for me. Here are a few more pictures for you to peruse!