Having checked the weather forecast, I planned for a trip to the coast for the last main day of my week off - possibly the coast around Chichester and Bognor Regis. However, by this morning the forecast had changed, and clearly I needed to head westwards!
Hengistbury Head, near Bournemouth, caught my eye as a site of international importance in terms of archaeology and as a nature reserve with a number of protective area recognitions.
I had a great day, but the highlight was seeing a relatively rare bird, the Dartford Warbler. Once again the limited reach of my 70-300mm lens, even at 480mm on my crop sensor camera, meant I struggled to get a good shot, but I was quite pleased with this one.
The extra is a general view from the headland across the entrance to Poole Bay, with the Isle of Wright and The Needles in the background