Last week I had a trip ‘South of the water’ to see the Glossy Ibis at Boldon. Then this week one turns up at Lynemouth, although every time I tried to photograph it in sunshine it disappeared to the far side of the field. It just seemed to come near to the road in dull weather.
I have tried for the Green-Winged Teal at Druridge Pools three times and still not seen it! In the last week I have also tried for Waxwing at Jarrow and Lesser Whitethroat at
Tynemouth and dipped on both. I did manage to
fluke the Great-Northern Diver in the dock at Cambios. I only stopped to see how much of the river
you could see from there and right in front of me up pops the Diver. Which was