...but in the two months since I last posted, I've barely had time to pick up a camera unless it was to shoot pictures of beads.
I saw the otter again yesterday whilst walking the dogs - you guessed it, no camera. And, worse, the dogs chased it and caught up with it, though it swam off with no apparent injuries, a ginormous fish still firmly clamped in its mouth. Today I walked the dogs in the field and then went back down to the beach with my camera. No otter, but plenty of oystercatchers:
And it wouldn't be a beach birds set without a ringed plover in there somewhere!
I think this is a female wheatear - I'm checking with knowledgeable people:
On the way back up to the house I took the opportunity to photograph my favourite sheep. This is Polly, she belongs to my neighbours and is due to lamb any day now:
I'm beginning to love sheep portraits - should I be getting worried??