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  • Bittern still here + stoats

    At the risk of becoming repetitive, I can report that a bittern is still here. We started a work party this morning, but gave up when the snow made the chainsaw difficult to see. Two of the volunteers took refuge in Reedbed Hide, and were rewarded with...
  • Bittern bonanza!

    Three photographers have just posted their recent pics of a bittern on the Cambridgeshire Bird Club website. Fantastic! Here's the link .
  • Bittern swimming + merlin fly-past

    Matt Mellor has uploaded some photos of a bittern swimming on the Fowlmere Flickr website (best to google it). They were taken at c11.50 from Reedbed Hide, looking left at the pool that we have recently weeded. Another visitor saw a bittern in flight...
  • Bittern in view!

    On Friday I was shown some photos of a bittern out in the open on the area we've cut recently by the mere. This is the fourth sighting of a bittern this month (2nd, 4th, 6th, 9th), and the second where it was standing in that area by the mere. I hope...
  • Chiffchaff still here

    The chiffchaff that has been here for a couple of months was in the scrub at the end of the car park again this morning.
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