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Saturdays sightings

Posted on 25th June 2016 by James Lees

The South lake Avocet 68 Redshank 8 Black-tailed Godwit 30 Lapwing 10 Oystercatcher 3 Black-headed Gull 500 Little Grebe 1 Great-crested Grebe 1 Tufted Duck 25 The Rushy Mediterranean Gull 1 adult Com[...]

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Fridays bird news

Posted on 24th June 2016 by James Lees

A pair of Black-headed Gulls courting with reflection by Stan Madams (Archive Picture) The South Lake Avocet 82 Redshank 7 Black-tailed Godwit 25 Oystercatcher 5 Black-headed Gull 500 Great-crested Gr[...]

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Sightings from a quick, wet, hide round

Posted on 20th June 2016 by Martin McGill

Pied Avocet at Slimbridge by James Lees (Archive Picture) Do have a look at previous posts to get an idea of what is current around the reserve as more detailed reports are available, summer informati[...]

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325 hectares of world-class wetands set against a spectacular Severn Estuary, home to a wealth wildlife.

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Seasonal highlights

There's wildlife to see all year round, with each season bringing a different and exciting mix of species.

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Photographing wildlife

Simbridge is an excellent place for photographing wildlife, no matter what your level of experience is.

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