It was a bit cloudy this morning with a freshening wind. I decided on a kayak at Avoca Lagoon.
I parked and launched from the scout hall.
Usually, I paddle along to the sounds of nature but for a change I put the ipod on and paddle to a vaiety of beats. There was a bit of background traffic noise so the music was a good idea.
There were a lot of birds and they weren't too impressed with my appearance around a bend of reeds or clump of trees. I did get to see a lot of them taking off and in flight. Nice!
I paddled down the feeder creek at the western end which was narrow and fun, passing under a bridge.
The wind was a lot stronger on the return paddle.
All in all a pretty morning and peaceful way to start the day.
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