Blacktoft Sands

Blacktoft Sands

Blacktoft Sands
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  • Spoonbill feeding frenzy!

    Yesterday the spoonbills put on a superb show first on Townend and then Marshland lagoon . When I went down to lock up the site at 9pm I slipped down to Marshland just to have a look at what was there and wow what a treat! The spoonbills were feeding...
  • A little bit more Cuckoo

    This time its a super little fat headed juvenile cuckoo though which was sat just in front of Townend hide this morning! Picture's aren't the best as when it was really close by I only had a split second to take a shot and I must have been shaking...
  • Waders, egrets and birds of prey

    July is always a great time to visit Blacktoft and this morning's return to work from a short break certainly confirmed this , strange how fast things can move at this time of year even within just four days! Well at last after a slow start to...
  • Marsh harriers and spotted redshank steal the show

    This week the marsh harriers and the spotted redshank along with the bearded tits in the mornings steal the show. All photos by Michael Flowers taken during course visits these last few weeks. Starting with those marsh harriers and those youngsters...
  • Life begins out on the Marsh

    There's still a lot left in this summer judging by the broods of duck and grebes that are still hatching out in good numbers while earlier broods are fledging or have even left the site! Looks like our Bittern nests are now fledged though and this...
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