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09 Jun 2017

Bird News

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The Little Gull is still lingering on the reserve, although it can be mobile with sightings at both ends of the reserve, although best views recently have been on the Mere itself. Also on the Mere today, up to 9 Black-tailed Godwits, 25 Oystercathchers, a Little Ringed Plover, one Little Egret, and a Kingfisher.

Raptors included a Peregrine, 5 Kestrels, 2 Sparrowhawks, and 3 or more Common Buzzards.

At least one Cuckoo has been seen on several occasions over the past couple of days in the area around the Janet Kear / Harrier hides, where a pair of Bullfinches an a family of Great Spotted Woodpeckers can also be found.