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November flush count

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

Water Rail

Prodding about in the muddy edge of Lucy Brook near the Cromwell Road gate this morning. Promptly scuttled … Read More

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This was the tally of snipe in the Fauna fields this morning, including one Jack in Big Meadow. After … Read More

Lots to See

An excellent tally for the third flush count of the season. 114 snipe counted, 4 of which were … Read More

Oh, what a beautiful morning!

The wonderfully sunny and almost warm conditions suited the flush counting team this morning. And the snipe too … Read More

January Flush Count

A very productive flush count in Fauna today, in marshes as wet as I think they have ever … Read More

Water rail & redwings

A small group of redwing were feeding in hawthorns near Carr House Meadow this morning and a water rail was calling … Read More

Water rails???

Two rather different birds around the outlet to Alder Pond yesterday. A passer by thought they were water … Read More

Water Rail

Very clear view of a Water Rail about 1.30pm in Lucy Brook, just down from the Cromwell Road … Read More