I silently entered the hide at 16.07hrs this day, a pleasant young man was standing by the left window. I quickly showed him some ID and explained I was `packing heat` for a showdown, he wisely vacated his position. My `nark` had kept schtum and neither Mark or Bryan were insitue
The kingfisher soon arrived and I managed to get a few quick shots in.
A pair of Gadwall were feeding nearby, but no sign of the Egret