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RSPB Frampton Marsh offers the opportunity to explore the wildlife of the Wash, brought closer to you through the creation of reedbed, freshwater scrapes, and wet grassland.
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Saturday - continuing the gothic theme...
On the down side: the black-winged stilt has not been seen today. On the up side: the black-necked grebe is still about, as are the curlew sandpipers and wood sandpipers (2 around today) and at about 4.30 this afternoon 2 black terns arrived on the reserve, in full summer plumage. Beautiful!
19 May 2012
Easy come, easy go
Quite a good weekend for rarer birds. Though they didn't behave quite as well as we'd have liked. The excitment on Saturday was a black-necked grebe. In nicer summer breeding plummage too. A smart little bird, it did behave well, staying close to the path that runs around the reedbed, and...
29 Apr 2013
Frampton's Going Gothic
Black plumage seems to be the fashion on the Frampton bird-walk this season. With black-winged stilts parading the reserve for almost three weeks now and a black-necked grebe arriving this week I'm expected black vulture and black kite any day now... Ok, so maybe not, but there monochrome madness...
15 May 2012
Frampton's Puzzling Podiceps
On the morning of the 24th Scott Bailey was enjoying the views from our reedbed hide when he saw this pair of birds..... Grebe sp. and Little Grebe - Scott Bailey Understandably he got very excited and assumed the birds were the same species. After a quick look through the books the differences...
27 Sep 2013
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