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March Flush Count

Here is the tally of birds seen at the March (and final) snipe flush.


Two seen this morning in Lucy’s Pool in the Hay Meadow.

February Flush Count

The fields were exceeding wet again for this morning’s count.  Steady rain made spotting difficult for those with glasses and … Read More

Heron in Flora Field

This heron was taking a keen interest in one of the ponds that we are hoping will one … Read More

December flush count

It’s impossible to predict how any one count will go: there does not seem to be any obvious … Read More

A good tally

Finally an encouraging flush count! In fact, the highest January total of snipe since the winter of 2014/15. … Read More

Too icy for snipe?

With the onset of a colder spell of weather, we were hoping for a high count of snipe … Read More

November flush count

Another very wet tramp through the marshes this morning. A total of 37 snipe flushed, one of them … Read More

Birds this morning

A heron took off from Alder Pond as we passed this morning and a sparrowhawk was on patrol … Read More

Still a few snipe around

The final snipe count for this winter put up 13 snipe, all common. Seven in Big Meadow, two … Read More