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Saturday, April 11, 2015

Scones & Birds

Today I went to Suffolk. The National Trust's Dunwich Heath was hosting SCONEATHON where there were 32 yes I said 32 different types of Scone!!!!!

We arrived early and went for a wander across Dunwich Heath and saw some good birds Marsh Harrier, Dartford Warbler, Stonechat and ......


The trust's meeter and greeter.....

And time for breakfast

I need to stress I didn't eat all of them we cut them in half :D

Rob the Dunwich Sconemaster was up at 2am,,,,,,

White Chocolate & Raspberry

Hot Cross Bun scone!! And it really was a Hot Cross Bun scone!!!

Blackberry & Apple

Pear & Ginger

Lemon & Blueberry

Stilton & Ale

And off to Minsmere where the heavens opened !!!

Record shot of a spoonbill



Black Tailed Godwit


Black Tailed Godwit

Black Tailed Godwit being chased by an Avocet

Little Egret




Marsh Tit

And back for tea!

Chocolate & Chilli

Chocolate & Orange

Sweet Potato & Red Onion

And the sun came out!

Fabulous day. My thanks to Rob Conwell and the Dunwich Team...... Next one is July 11th...... I think I may get there!!


Anonymous said...

Oooh Avocets, such elegant birds. Nice selection of Scones too

Ragged Robin said...

Those scones look delicious - what a great selection of flavours :) Although my favourite photo has to be of the adder :)

Pete Duxon said...

RR - I thought you'd love the adder....

Suzy - Minsmere is fab. brilliant place to see Avocet