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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 first of the autumn: recent highlights, weekend weather and tides.
Recent Highlights Black-tailed godwits - 1500 - they put on a fantastic display, wheeling and swirling in unison above the reedbed this today. House martins and sand martins - the clear weather and wind brought a few hundred house martins and 50+ sand martins through the reserve on Tuesday Wheatear...
13 Sep 2012
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
Black is the new black
A few goodies around at the weekend. Curlew sandpiper on the reedbed, male garganey, pectoral sandpiper still hanging around. but over the last few days the highlight has been with our black terns. Black terns are freshwater terns, as opposed to marine terns like the common and arctic terns. They...
10 Jun 2013
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
Waders (wonderful), weather (wet) and water (tides)
A quick update from me. We've had a high tide this week which pushed plenty of waders onto the scrapes. We were also doing some habitat management on the reedbed earlier in the week which spooked a few birds but there were still plenty to see. Highlights for this week 5 + curlew sandpiper on the...
20 Sep 2012
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