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05 Feb 2017

Sightings

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Three European White-fronted Geese were in the fields behind the Mere with Pink-footed Geese today.

A flock of 3 Golden Plover were seen in flight after all the Lapwing flocks were spooked by a Peregrine just after mid-day. Oystercatchers continue the spring build up with a count of 18 on Saturday.

A big flock of c700 Whooper Swans can be seen just off site distantly along Curlew Lane at the moment, often with a large Pink-footed Goose flock as well. A Black Swan (escape) has been a regular on the Mere over the last week.

A flock of c20 Corn Bunting can be seen just off site along Cutrlew Lane

The Tawny Owls continue to be seen on the corner near Kingfisher Hide, call into the In Focus shop for details.