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Todays sightings

Posted on 14th September 2014 by Louise Greenwood

Little stint Dunlin Curlew sandpiper Green sandpiper Ruff Snipe Shoveler Wigeon Mallard Teal Shelduck Whooper swan (resident) Mute swan

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Todays sightings

Posted on 13th September 2014 by Louise Greenwood

2 Dunlin 3 Curlew sandpipers 1 Golden plovers Lapwing Redshank Little stint Kestrel Hobby Green woodpecker Barn owl Peregrine Shoveler Teal Shelduck Wigeon Mallard Green sandpiper Little ringed plover Marsh harrier [...]

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Wader watch

Posted on 12th September 2014 by Louise Greenwood

A beautiful day at WWT Welney the Wader watch walk has just started today they are off in search for waders on the reserve.  Unfortunately there are works being carried out at Friends hide today clearing out the wader [...]

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3 species of egret

Posted on 9th September 2014 by Louise Greenwood

A great day today at WWT Welney for our second day of Wader Week.  We started off the walk on the veranda overlooking Lady fen where we saw the cattle egret.  Also lots of little egrets feeding around the main …

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Todays sightings

Posted on 4th September 2014 by Louise Greenwood

A great day at WWT Welney.  The cranes are still showing well from friends hide. Black-headed gull 10 buzzards (Nelson – lyle hide) Canada goose Crow Chaffinch Chiffchaff Coot Cormorant Gadwall Goldfinch Grey heron [...]

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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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