Wading birds . In winter large numbers of waders gather on the mudflats at Snettishalm RSPB reserve in Norfolk. Most of the reserve including two key hides have recently( January 2014) been destroyed due to a tidal storm surge . These images were taken from the shoreline from dawn onwards as the flocks of Pink footed gase came inshore the Golden Plover and other waders flew out to the mud banks on the rapidly receding tide.

© Andrew Marshall2014
© Andrew Marshall2014

Wading birds ; Golden Plover and Knot flocks and Pink footed geese at Snettisham Norfolk

© Andrew Marshall2014
© Andrew Marshall2014

Wading birds ; Golden Plover flock in flight at Snettisham Norfolk

© Andrew Marshall2014
© Andrew Marshall2014

Wading birds ; Golden Plover flocks at Snettisham Norfolk

© Andrew Marshall2014
© Andrew Marshall2014

Wading birds ; Golden Plover flocks at Snettisham Norfolk

© Andrew Marshall2014
© Andrew Marshall2014

Wading birds ; Golden Plover flocks at Snettisham Norfolk

© Andrew Marshall2014
© Andrew Marshall2014

Wading birds ; Golden Plover flocks at Snettisham Norfolk

© Andrew Marshall2014
© Andrew Marshall2014

Wading birds ; Golden Plover flocks at Snettisham Norfolk

© Andrew Marshall2014
© Andrew Marshall2014

Wading birds ; Golden Plover flocks at Snettisham Norfolk

© Andrew Marshall2014
© Andrew Marshall2014

Golden Plover flocks at Snettisham Norfolk