After fighting my way through the pre  bank holiday traffic I twitched the Hudsonian godwit on the Somerset levels. I thought this was just a one-dayer last weekend and my chance had gone, but thankfully it returned to it’s favoured spot. What a bird for my 400th UK species (bou), all in the last ten years, 397 of ’em on the mainland. It showed quite well to the gathered birders. It was great to go back to this brilliant birding area and supporting birds were a couple of great white egrets, a couple of marsh harriers, a drake garganey, water rail and lots of singing cetti’s warblers.

hudsonian godwit
can you pick it out?
come on out
showing nicely