Today's post was a difficult one as I did get some nice crisp photos on this photography walk, however the shots that really tell the story are rather lacking in the sharpness I would like.
Although I am not particularly thrilled by the quality of these shots the subject matter is one that I have never before had the pleasure to see in person and so I simply have to share it with you. I am relying on the fact that the lack of sharpness will be less evident by the time these photos have been reduced to internet size.
When we arrived at the lake we saw Willie wagtail swooping magpies.
Maggie mostly ignored Willie's efforts.
Then we saw a Willie gathering spider webs.
Spider webs are the very thing for nest building!
Building a cosy nest is apparently a shared task.
I was able to stand on a small foot bridge to get these photos of their nest.
You can sort of see how close the tree was to the foot bridge in this shot of Willie about to take off. Willie came to gather spider webs from off the bridge whilst I was standing on it. I tried to get a shot but Willie wouldn't stand still. They are so fast!