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March Flush Count

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

A Wide Variety of Birds

These birds were recorded on the reserve by Rachel Malloch on 17 February.

Teal in Cromwell Pond

There were 7 teal in Cromwell Pond this afternoon. Steve

Teal

Two pairs of teal in School Pond this afternoon. Steve

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

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

And so it continues…

Poor results again. The penultimate flush count of this winter yielded just 16 snipe (including 1 jack). Apart … Read More

February Flush Count

Finally a cold spell of weather, although the temperature for the count itself was relatively mild. Today’s tally¬†was … Read More

Yet another poor count

This morning’s tally of snipe was a measly 15 (including 1 jack). 14 flushed in Big Meadow, one … Read More