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Golden Plover & Warblers

Posted on 13 Apr 2019

The Corner Field is full of Golden Plover this morning. Many of them with their breeding plumage black bellies.

The Avenues are full of bird song with Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler and Blackcap the new arrivals.

Redshank and Black-tailed Godwit on the Folly Pond, one Whooper Swan still on the Whooper Pond and around 4000 Barnacle Geese still using the reserve.

High Tide: 19:25, 7.6m

Opening times:
10am - 5pm every day except Christmas Day

Around the reserve:

Whooper Pond
Whooper Swan 1
Mute Swan 14
Mallard 50
Tufted Duck 17
Moorhen 3
Oystercatcher 2
Cormorant 1

Folly Pond
Teal 20
Wigeon 6
Shoveler 10
Mallard 10
Oystercatcher 2
Redshank 15
Black-tailed Godwit 10
Shelduck 6
Moorhen 2

Teal Pond
Mute Swan 1 - nesting
Moorhen 3
Teal 2
Gadwall 2
Little Egret 1

Avenue Tower
Mallard
Shelduck
Teal
Curlew
Lapwing - nesting
Mute Swan 2 - nesting
Barnacle Geese
Longhorn Cattle 2

Saltcot Merse Observatory
Barnacle Geese
Peregrine
Merlin
Hen Harrier
Buzzard
Mute Swan
Shelduck
Lapwing
Oystercatcher
Curlew
Little Egret
Hebridean Sheep 12

Avenues & Feeders
(notable species)
Reed Bunting
Sparrowhawk
Great Tit
Blue Tit
Robin
Blackbird
Chaffinch
Long-tailed Tit
Goldfinch
Greenfinch
House Sparrow
Tree Sparrow
Song Thrush
Great-spotted Woodpecker

Webcam

See live footage of our local Osprey nest here: https://www.wwt.org.uk/wetland-centres/caerlaveroc...

The camera is online between 10am and 5pm daily.

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