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30 Oct 2018

Recent sightings 27th – 30th October

Spoonbill

 

British Steel Hide

Lots to see from the Steel hide despite the cold, with 523 Black-tailed Godwits, over 250 Knot, as well as Redshank, Greenshank and Ruff. Also seen on the 30th were a Spoonbill and 2 Great White Egrets. Plenty of Shelduck, Wigeon and Black-headed Gulls have also been seen here.

Red Kite by Romney Turner

Millennium Wetlands

101 Gadwal, 8 Little Grebe, 22 Teal and 18 Tufted ducks, as well as Pochard, Water rail and Shoveler have all been seen on the Millennium Wetlands. Redwing, Cetti’s Warbler, Snipe and a lone Chiffchaff have also been seen around Hopkin’s folly and the Western Scrapes. In a brief fly over, both Goshawk and Red kite were seen on Monday morning, Both being chased off by the resident Crows.