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A thaw and some visible migration

Posted on 3rd December 2016 by WWT Slimbridge

Ice is melting slowly and a few waders and Ducks returning to the fields and scrapes. There was some steady visible migration this morning with several flocks totalling 240 Redwing and 80 Fieldfare. Z[...]

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Marsh Harrier

Posted on 2nd December 2016 by WWT Slimbridge

Temperatures slowly increasing but most of the reserve still frozen so rather quiet with the bulk of activity around the open water of the Rushy and South Lake and distantly on the estuary. Flocks of[...]

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Colder still?

Posted on 1st December 2016 by WWT Slimbridge

A very cold morning with even more ice around, drastically reducing the number of birds on show as many have made their way out to the river as the only unfrozen area nearby. Rushy Hide & Peng Ob[...]

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