WWT Washington

Wildlife sightings - 22/01/18

Posted on 22nd January 2018 by WWT Washington

a.m. Tide Level: Mid Wader Lake Grey heron (in hedge) 1 Lapwing 75 Herring gull: Adult 8, 2nd winter 1, 3rd winter 2 Black-headed gull 157 Common snipe 5 Shelduck 12 Shoveler 6 Eurasian teal 1 Saline [...]

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Wildlife sightings - 17/01/2018

Posted on 17th January 2018 by WWT Washington

Wader Lake (AM, low tide, partially frozen): Shelduck 15 Shoveler (one female, two males) 3 Lapwing 155 Eurasian teal (three pairs and two females) 8 Common snipe 2 Black-headed gull 58 Herring gulls [...]

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Wildlife sightings - 15/01/18

Posted on 15th January 2018 by WWT Washington

a.m. Tide level: Low Wader Lake Eurasian teal 23 Mallard 33 Shelduck 25 Grey heron 3 (in hedge) Redshank 2 Black-headed gull 97 Shoveler 5 Common buzzard 1 (flew over) Wigeon 3 Common snipe 3 Herring [...]

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Photographing wildlife

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