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Wildlife sightings - 16/07/18

Posted on 16th July 2018 by WWT Washington

a.m. Tide Level: High Wader Lake Common sandpiper 1 Lapwing 21 Avocet 29 (12 ad + 17 juveniles) Greylag 1 Pied wagtail 4 Redshank 21 Grey heron 6 (juv) Little ringed plover 4 (2 ad + 2 chicks) Saline [...]

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Wildlife sightings - 15/07/2018

Posted on 15th July 2018 by WWT Washington

Wader Lake (AM, high tide): Avocet 10 adults plus broods of 2, 3, 3, 2, 4, 2 and 3 Stock dove (outside kestrel box) 1 Grey heron 9 (2 adults and 7 juveniles) Little ringed plover 4 (2 adults and 2 chi[...]

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Wildlife Sightings 14/07/18

Posted on 14th July 2018 by WWT Washington

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