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Welney sightings 23/4/24

Welney sightings 23/4/24

AvocetBlack Tailed GodwitGreat Crested GrebeBarn OwlMute SwanWhooper SwanGreylag GooseShovelerShelduckTealMallardTufted DuckCootMoorhenLittle EgretRedshankWheatearHouse SparrowTree SparrowGoldfinchRobinCettis WarblerBlack Headed GullMarsh HarrierKestrelCa

23 April 2024

Welney sightings - 22/04/2024

Welney sightings - 22/04/2024

Café opens every morning from 9am

22 April 2024

Welney sightings - 21/04/2024

Welney sightings - 21/04/2024

A blustery day with highlights including Great Crested Grebe and Blackcap

21 April 2024

Welney sightings- 20/04/2024

Welney sightings- 20/04/2024

Sightings for Saturday 20th April 2024

20 April 2024

Welney sightings - 19/04/2024

Welney sightings - 19/04/2024

Sightings for Friday 19th April 2024

19 April 2024

Welney sightings - 18/04/2024

Welney sightings - 18/04/2024

All hides apart from Reedbed Hide open.

18 April 2024

Welney sightings - 17/04/2024

Welney sightings - 17/04/2024

Bright, sunny day. hides open from Main Observatory to Friends Hide

17 April 2024

Welney Sightings 16/4/24

Welney Sightings 16/4/24

A blustery day with lots still around to see.

16 April 2024

Welney Sightings - 15/04/24

Welney Sightings - 15/04/24

15/04/24 - All of our hides are open today except Reedbed. Due to roadworks access is from A10/Ten Mile Bank only.

15 April 2024

Welney sightings - 14/04/2024

Welney sightings - 14/04/2024

A lovely, sunny day today - Sedge Warblers and Blackcaps singing, Spoonbill and Little Gull seen from Main Observatory.

14 April 2024

Welney sightings - 12/04/2024

Welney sightings - 12/04/2024

Sightings for Friday 12th April 2024

12 April 2024

Welney sighting - 11/04/2024

Welney sighting - 11/04/2024

Access available from Main Observatory to Lyle Hide, wellies to Friends Hide. Reedbed and Basement Hide closed.

11 April 2024

Welney sightings - 10/04/2024

Welney sightings - 10/04/2024

Reedbed Hide and Friends Hide closed

10 April 2024

Welney Sightings - 09/04/2024

Welney Sightings - 09/04/2024

Reedbed and Friends Hides closed due to an increase in water levels but other hides are open with wellies and scooters. Pond dipping is also currently unavailable for the same reason. Children will need to wear wellies for the Bing Trail since there is some water at some of the prompts/ activities.

9 April 2024

Welney sightings - 08/04/2024

Welney sightings - 08/04/2024

All hides apart from Reedbed hide are open, Pond dipping stations and Basement Hide closed due to flooding

8 April 2024