22nd August, trip to RSPB Snettisham with J. Overcast to start with, brightening later, mild and breezy. Low tides had left the estuarine mud to be baked into a reticulated tawny shore by endless days of sun. A rare chance to explore the creeks and pools and get close up to the cracked and rusting remains of the jetty left over from gravel extraction. Samphire, sea lavender and sea purslane fringed the tideline; small parties of geese honked and cackled overhead; egrets, tiny flecks of white, fed out on the muddier creeks. Time and tide turned slowly….
Photos: 1-5 Snettisham, Norfolk, August 2016