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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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The conversation went something like this..... Me (speaking from Frampton office): "Hi Graham, how are you?" Graham (RSPB Reserve Ecologist based in Bedfordshire): "Oh so you've phoned up to gloat then have you?" Me: "No.....er....what about?" Graham: "Being...
7 May 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
Long-legged beauties grace reserve
No, we haven't been visited by Kate Moss and Helena Christensen (more is the pity). Instead we had news early this morning that two black-winged stilts had appeared on the reserve. Black-winged stilts are rather elegant wading birds that winter in Africa but breed in western Europe. Britain is...
3 Jun 2013
Double vision: two black-winged stillts on the reserve
No, I haven't been having a sneaky tipple before opening up the Visitor Centre..and my binoculars are not broken either... You may have heard that a black-winged stilt which arrived at Frampton Marsh a couple of weeks ago has been hanging around, giving great views to visitors. You may also...
5 May 2012
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