The forecast was spot-on, Dull, overcast and rain mid to late afternoon ...
As we arrived it was dull, and in the distance dark clouds. Richard convinced me to start on the beach, reluctantly with the rain clouds coming we did ..
Within ten minutes of setting up, I found this Polish ringed bird ..
1st. Winter ~ 01P4
Rung by Jacek Betleja at the Kozielno colony, Paczkow, Poland - 15.05.2014
The rain started and got progressively worse, exactly as forecast, we held out for awhile before packing it in ..
Not before reaping the rewards of a confiding bird ..
This is so far the 5th individual~ all 1st. Winters that i've found this season '14/'15, With Richard Bonser finding the the 6th and first 2nd. W
see here Richard's 2nd. W bird