Sunday, May 28, 2017

Nidderdale Lapwings


The sun is shining and I'm trapped inside with just a couple of days left to finish my final BSc dissertation (don't ask), so here's an excuse to procrastinate for a few minutes. Surveying in the picturesque landscape of Nidderdale last week included an area of open farmland happily filled with the sight and sound of breeding Lapwings, and I was lucky enough to find them simultaneously in the three stages of their life cycle....