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Cranes at friends hide

Posted on 31st August 2014 by Louise Greenwood

A beautiful day at WWT Welney the sun was shining and 2 cranes arrived. They were first seen at 10am and then were seen from friend hide for the rest of the day. Other highlights include: hobby, teal, wigeon, shelduck, &#[...]

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Todays sightings

Posted on 29th August 2014 by Louise Greenwood

A great day on the reserve with plenty of ducks and waders enjoying the wet mud. The snipe are perfectly camouflaged and can be seen when moving along feeding. Highlights include Great white egret flew over the visitor [...]

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Out on the reserve today

Posted on 25th August 2014 by WWT Welney

Moth trap We set a moth trap for our wetland safari event today and it was full with moths this morning, including: Eyed hawkmoth Elephant hawkmoth Poplar hawkmoth Gold spot Burnished brass Brimstone Snout Setaceous [...]

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Out on the reserve today

Posted on 24th August 2014 by WWT Welney

Greenshank – 1 Dunlin – 2 Black-tailed godwit – 2 Green sandpiper – 5 Ruff – 9 Golden plover  -10 Snipe – 12 Lapwing – 30 Marsh harrier

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Todays sightings

Posted on 21st August 2014 by Louise Greenwood

A great day out on the reserve with 8 hobby hawking for invertebrates taking advantage of the plentiful supply of dragonflies on the washes. Other highlights include: 3 Marsh harriers 2 Buzzard 2 Greenshank 5 Ruff 6 Snipe[...]

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Todays Sightings

Posted on 21st August 2014 by Louise Greenwood

Main observatoryCommon sandpiper Teal 46 Redshank 2 House martin Pied wagtail Swallow Ruff 4 Greenshank 2 Buzzard 2 Hobby 8 Marsh harrier 3 Snipe 6 Nelson lyle hide Ruff 1 Snipe 2

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Out on the reserve today

Posted on 13th August 2014 by WWT Welney

Main lagoon Green sandpiper – 3 Common sandpiper – 6 Common tern – 2 Marsh harrier – 1 Teal Shelduck Whooper swans (resident birds) Friends Hide Teal Shoveler Shelduck Lady Fen Black-tailed godwit [...]

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Out on the reserve today

Posted on 11th August 2014 by WWT Welney

Lady Fen Yellow wagtail – 72 Juveniles in amongst the cattle Marsh harrier – 3

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Out on the reserve today

Posted on 9th August 2014 by WWT Welney

Nelson-Lyle hide Snipe – 30 Marsh harrier

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Out on the reserve today

Posted on 8th August 2014 by WWT Welney

Greenshank – 1 Green sandpiper – 3 Common sandpiper – 2 Marsh harrier – 1 Little egret – 8

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