WWT Slimbridge
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    Our latest
    wildlife sightings


Rare sighting of Goosander

Posted on 25th May 2016 by Dave Paynter

Rushy Cranes 2 (Still incubating in front of hide.) Avocet 25 (some birds sitting on nests) Lapwing 2 Wigeon (male & female) South Lake Black Tailed Godwit 28 Avocet 13 Great Crested Grebe Oyste[...]

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Tuesday morning sightings

Posted on 24th May 2016 by Martin McGill

10 Red Kite over at 1045am. Rushy Pen 24+ Avocets, two broods and 10 nests. Wigeon pair Oystercatcher pair with young Crane pair nesting (Monty and Sedge) Tack Piece 54 Greylag Geese 26 Shelduck 3 GCP[...]

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Monday 23 May highlights

Posted on 23rd May 2016 by Martin McGill

We have at least 57 adult Avocet on the scrapes with two broods of 4 and 1+ on the Rushy Pen. Four pairs of Oystercatcher have now hatched young. 36 Black-tailed Godwit are also to be found on site. O[...]

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