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Bewick's arrival

Posted on 20th October 2014 by WWT Welney

The first Bewick’s swans have arrived on the Ouse Washes today.  A small flock of seven birds were seen flying over the reserve this morning.  These birds have made an epic journey from Arctic Russia to over winter [...]

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Todays sightings

Posted on 17th October 2014 by WWT Welney

The washes at the back of the reserve have started to take on the first flood water of the winter and are currently flooded to a shallow level.  This is providing birds like wigeon, shoveler, teal, pintail and gadwall [...]

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Todays sightings

Posted on 16th October 2014 by WWT Welney

Lady Fen Ruff – 4 Snipe – 6 Redshank – 1 Lapwing – 120+ Little egret – 6 Teal Wigeon Mallard Pintail – 1 Brown hare – 1 Main observatory Whooper swans (resident & migratory) [...]

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Todays sightings

Posted on 11th October 2014 by WWT Welney

Lady Fen Snipe – 15 + Wigeon – 100+ Main lagoon Golden plover – 100+ Lapwing – 100+ Ruff – 1 Little grebe – 3 Teal Shoveler Gadwall Mallard Mute swan

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Todays sightings

Posted on 10th October 2014 by Louise Greenwood

Another 50 Whooper swans have flown in today taking our total onsite to over 100 Also on site Golden plover 100+ Ruff Black-tailed godwits Dunlin Snipe Peregrine Marsh harrier Sparrowhawk Kestrel Buzzard On the bird [...]

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Todays sightings

Posted on 9th October 2014 by Louise Greenwood

A great day to see whooper swans as they are flocking to WWT Welney.  The best place to see them is Friends hide we have had 50 fly in so far. Also on the reserve: Pintail Gadwall Marsh harrier Black – tailed …[...]

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Todays sightings

Posted on 8th October 2014 by Louise Greenwood

2 cranes – Friends hide 2 Jack snipe – Main obs Snipe Lapwing Ruff Grey plover Goosander Pintail Gadwall Shelduck Shoveler Mallard Wigeon Teal Whooper swans Mute swans

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Todays sightings

Posted on 7th October 2014 by Louise Greenwood

Pintail Ruff Lapwing Wigeon Teal Gadwall Mallard Whooper swans 17 Mute swan Shoveler Shelduck

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Todays sightings

Posted on 6th October 2014 by Louise Greenwood

Kingfisher – lady fen Marsh harrier Kestrel Peregrine

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Todays sightings

Posted on 3rd October 2014 by Louise Greenwood

6 cranes showing well from Friends hide First 6 Whooper swans flew in today from Iceland and had a big drink in the lagoon infront of the main observatory and joined our resident Whooper swans

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