October Otter

Out on the salt marsh as the tide was slipping away early on Sunday, hoping to film a bit of mist for the next Spooky Folk movie and catch some good bird sounds, I caught this unexpected moment instead – my first ever sighting of a wild otter (but not the one in this photo,

Pipsqueak the otter being menaced by the Mud Monster

which is Pipsqueak being menaced by Iain Halket disguised as the Mud Monster back in 1996.)