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  1. Bird ringing demonstration at Padworth Common

    Spent a damp Sunday morning watching an informative demonstration of Bird ringing, see a detailed account HERE
  2. Exe Estury

    October 2009
    I recently moved house. I swapped my main road flat for a nice penthouse apartment with Exe estuary views.

    My work station now is in the recess of my lounge which is a dormer and looks out over the Exe estuary. I can sit here and work on my PC and hear the Wigeon whistling and the Geese honking and glance out of the window to view the estuary

    I have a little visitor every morning. I call him Waggy. He is a pied Wagtail and sits on the corner of ...
  3. Scrape filling with water at Lavell's Lake

    Visited the Bittern Hide at Lavell's lake today, glad to see that the pump is now starting to fill the scrape to the right. Was being well used by the Mallards and Moorhens. There were a fair number of Gadwall and Wigeon, the latter being heard before seen.
  4. Tea time at the Common Tern household

    Taken from a forum thread, summer last year

    Quote Originally Posted by rolf View Post
    It is rather an unruly affair, as the adults want feeding the same time as the kids.

    The second shows the Tern coming in for what turned out to be many approaches to avoid the other adults on the raft.

    Click image for larger version. 

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    Both photos taken a Thatcham lakes, a first visit for me, but certainly won't be my last.
  5. Tufted Puffin in Kent

    News story referred by Ross.

    Quote Originally Posted by Analoguesat View Post
    Anyone been to have a look for the ultra rare Pacific Tufted Puffin which turned up in Kent this week?? First ever for the UK!

    BBC NEWS | UK | England | Kent | Rare bird gets twitchers flocking
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