The weather was superb on Saturday, so it was off to the Forest to visit friends and take a stroll around the lagoons at Keyhaven to see what was there. Many species of wader were on display. But it was the strong light silhouetting a feeding greenshank that inspired, the only light on the bird forming a creamy glow on it's back and under-tail coverts . Turning a hundred and eighty degrees the light was completely different and a group of resting ringed plovers bathed in sunlight created a visual contrast to the greenshank and proved difficult to resist, I didn't and they hopped onto the page to join the elegant greenshank.
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