Early morning Beverley

With an overnight stay in Walkington, near Beverley, East Yorkshire, I couldn’t resist leaving the house at 4.30am to head for farmland at Risby where I knew there was a resident barn owl.  I set off on foot to a field that looked like good barn owl territory and there she was, sitting in a tree.  Typically, she saw me before I saw here and she was off, but I slung my bag hide over myself and waited.  Sure enough, a few minutes later, she was hunting and I managed to grab a few shots before she left.  A wander around the field brought this roe deer, complete with rabbit, and a resting hare.  The goldfinch and greylag geese families were at Risby Park’s fishing lakes.

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