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Wildlife sightings - 22/08/17

Posted on 22nd August 2017 by WWT Washington

a.m. Tide Level: Mid Wader Lake Black-tailed godwit 6 Lapwing 90 Redshank 25 Eurasian teal 15 Curlew 2 Black-headed gull 8 Saline Lagoon Black-headed gull 10 Eurasian teal 4 Godwall 2 Curlew 1 Hawthor[...]

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Wildlife sightings - 21/08/17

Posted on 21st August 2017 by WWT Washington

a.m. Tide Level: Low Wader Lake Lapwing 160 Redshank 37 Teal 15 Black headed gull 7 Avocet 4 Black tailed godwit 3 Common tern 2 Stock dove 1 Saline Lagoon Black headed gull 15 Lapwing 2 Hawthorn Wood[...]

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Wildlife sightings - 16/08/2017

Posted on 16th August 2017 by WWT Washington

Wader Lake (AM, mid-tide): Lapwing 3 Avocet 3 Redshank 5 Ruff 1 Black-headed gull 4 Common tern 3 Ringed plover 2 Saline Lagoon: Redshank 15 Hawthorn Wood: Great-spotted woodpecker 1 Jay 1 Blue tit [...]

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