Watching Otters

I was down on the marsh this morning, otter watching. The River Stour is low, flat calm, and fairly clear. Six otters swam in circles, underwater. I think there is a holt in the riverbank, because the otters were disappearing under the bank vegetation and not coming up for air. Now and again one would surface, but there was no indication of when or where, and their time on the surface was minimal. Nice to see them, though.


Otter surfacing


Otter diving

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Otter swimming


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6 Responses to Watching Otters

  1. Murtagh's Meadow says:

    Wow, seeing six at once! I have only ever seen two together:-)

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  2. tootlepedal says:

    We have otters round here but I rarely see even one so I am very envious of your half dozen.

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