WWT Martin Mere

Dowitcher Still

Posted on 17th October 2017 by WWT Martin Mere

Long-billed Dowitcher still present after the overnight strong winds that brought a few branches down around the reserve. It spent most of it’s time out on Woodend Marsh with Ruff but can go mis[...]

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Latest Sightings

Posted on 16th October 2017 by WWT Martin Mere

An extraordinary start to the day when it appeared it wasn’t going to get light, all caused by Saharan dust brought up on the weather system driving ex-hurricane Ophelia. When the Sun did break [...]

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Two Dowitchers…

Posted on 15th October 2017 by WWT Martin Mere

Top day for visitors with a great deal of goose action coming and going throughout the day and very mild too. Good numbers of Pink-footed Geese with around 10,000 in the vicinity and a couple of Barna[...]

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