Hares at Havergate Island Gary dean lrps bpe1* April 9 2016
A hare is soon located and a 6 hour vigil begins. Using careful field craft I edge forward to within 5-6 m. The hare has his back to the wind and is sheltered by a low sea bank.
Then without much warning the hare rises onto its rear legs and has a quick shake. The motor drives whirls into action. It's getting cold and the soup being offered is looking more and more tempting. I stick with the hare.
The hare rises and stretches those long powerful rear legs. I am ideally placed and it look straight at me