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Frampton Marsh

Frampton Marsh
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.
Results for black-winged stilt, Recent sightings
  • Blog Post: Black-winged Stilt

    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...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: 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...