Spring in Birchington-on-Sea

Rainbow
A rainbow appears after the rain on a late March day
Dancing Birds
Collared dove attracting a mate with his dance
The Bays
The points of Grenham, Westgate and Margate Bays on a clear April morning
Lightning
A lightning strike during an April storm
Calm Waters
Beresford Gap on an April Evening
Beacon
The beacon was lit on 21st April 2016 to celebrate the Queen's 90th birthday.
HMC Valiant
Moored near Epple Bay during exercises
Cherry Blossom
Early May on the junction of Shakespeare and Wilkie roads
Water Fun
Late May on the water. Leigh Flockhart shows his skills.
Heavy Seas
A week after the water skiiing
Sun over Minnis
The sun sets beyond Reculver from mid-March
Minnis Beach
A walk along the beach in early May
Mid May Sunset
By the middle of May the sun tracks out behind the wind farm
Eight for a Wish
Magpie accumulation
Minnis Bay
After the May bank holiday
On an Island
A curlew having a nap waiting for the tide to lower
Plum Pudding Island
A favourite haunt of the seabirds at high tide in the spring
Time for Reflection
A young seagull scanning for prey
Pastels in the Gap
The sea-shelter in silhouette before a pastel sky

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