Far Ings

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Great grested Grebes displaying
Today was bright, sunny and breezy as I settled into the Ness hide at Far Ings NR by the Humber Bridge in North Lincs. It was pleasant to have mild temperatures again and signs of spring on the way. I could hear, but not see, the wren singing just to the left of the hide in the same spot as last year whilst coot were squabbling noisily out on the lake. There was a single male pochard diving immediately in front of the hide. The marsh harrier flew by at 10.00 am and I managed a few shots and at 11.00 I was delighted by the sight of a pair of great crested grebes displaying out in the middle of the lake. It was good to see coltsfoot in flower again.