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Today's sightings

Posted on 19th September 2014 by James Lees

View our latest Wildlife Weekly video This week’s episode 39 features more waders and another side of our work. The Zeiss Hide Spotted Redshank 1 adult Redshank 48 Greenshank 2 Black-tailed Godwit 27 Ruff 7 Teal 900[...]

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Today's sightings

Posted on 18th September 2014 by James Lees

The South Lake Spotted Redshank 1 Juvenile Redshank 48 Black-tailed Godwit 27 Ruff 9 Teal 200 The Zeiss Hide Pintail 15 Wigeon 500 Teal 900 Spotted Redshank 1 adult Redshank 2 Lapwing 200 The Rushy Ruff 1 Green Sandpiper [...]

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Today's sightings

Posted on 17th September 2014 by James Lees

The Tack Piece Marsh Harrier 1 Juvenile Ruff 14 Green Sandpiper 5 The Rushy Ruff 1 The South Lake Ruff 8 Redshank 40 Black-tailed Godwit 25 Lapwing 150 The Zeiss Hide Spotted Redshank 1 Redshank 19 Ruff 5 Ringed Plover &#[...]

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Today's sightings

Posted on 16th September 2014 by Martin McGill

The morning hide round can be a little quieter for waders as the tides are now on a low cycle, they will be on the estuary longer. Also early mornings see a little disturbance from the daily farming stock checks and the [...]

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Today's sightings

Posted on 14th September 2014 by Martin McGill

Zeiss Hide/Top New Piece Curlew Sandpiper- at least 7 Little Stint- at least 14 Dunlin at least 77 Snipe 3 (54 in Bottom new Piece but hidden from hides) Redshank 64 Spotted Redshank 1 adult Greenshank 3 Black-tailed [...]

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Today's sightings

Posted on 13th September 2014 by James Lees

The Rushy Little Stint 1 Curlew Sandpiper 4 Ruff 5 Snipe 2 Little Egret 2 The Tack Piece Spotted Redshank 1 juvenile Green Sandpiper 2 Ruff 1 Black-tailed Godwit 2 The Zeiss Hide BLUE-HEADED WAGTAIL 1 male Curlew [...]

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Today's sightings

Posted on 12th September 2014 by James Lees

One of the Little Stints on the Rushy today. The Rushy Curlew Sandpiper 8 (16 on site) Little Stint 1 (12 on site) Spotted Redshank 2 Juveniles (3 on site) Ruff 9 (26 on site) Green Sandpiper 5 Snipe 3 …

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Today's sightings-the scrapes are alive with birds

Posted on 11th September 2014 by Martin McGill

Rushy Curlew Sandpiper up to 4 Black-tailed Godwit 4 Snipe 2 Green Sandpiper 5 Ruff up to 12 Teal 60 Little Egret 1 Yellow Wagtails 2 among Pieds. Holden Tower Little Stint adult on scrape Ringed Plover 8 on scrape …[...]

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Today's sightings- high tide delivers

Posted on 10th September 2014 by Martin McGill

Holden Tower The tide did flood onto the Dumbles overnight and re-filled the pools. A flock of waders came in to roost and feed in the scrape over the tide. Little Stint 4 (1 adult and 3 juvs) Ringed Plover …

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Today's sightings- rising tides, perfect scrape levels and lots of [...]

Posted on 9th September 2014 by Martin McGill

Tides- We have a series of very high tides daily until the end of the weekend which should, at times flood onto the Dumbles. This will bring estuary birds to the scrapes. We have managed our marshes and scrapes so they &#[...]

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