Grey Heron, Ardea cinerea

Another visit to Alton Water in Suffolk. This lunchtime I parked up at the main car park and set off to visit a part of the lake I hadn’t been to before. There’s a large outcrop of land that juts out into the main lake giving a nice view of the reservoir in both directions…it’s also a good spot for Grey Herons (Ardea cinerea) to hide away from prying eyes (or cameras). I spotted this one on the opposite bank and allowed me to photograph him/her for a short while before getting irritated and flying off. 

I carried on walking and came across a kind of cove that had some interesting trees growing and showing off their root structures.

Alton Water Tree and Reflection

Alton Water Tree and Reflection

Alton Water Tree and Reflection II

Alton Water Tree and Reflection II

About the author

I'm an amateur photographer who enjoys music. I'm a member of the Bishops Stortford Camera club and have embarked on my 2nd 365 journey - I completed my first one back in 2012.

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