While looking at our small pond yesterday, camera on my shoulder, a Sedge Warbler flew in and landed within five feet of me. Unfortunately its self-preservation instinct reacted faster than my eye for a photo, so I missed it.
Later on, on a walk around Ambersham Common, we encountered a close Hobby, which flew as soon as it saw us. A fantastic view, but missed it again.
Anyway, it was a good walk around a variety of downland and heaths. Here are a few things that didn’t get away.