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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.
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  • Blog Post: Weekly Round-up: 27 July - 2 August

    Hello again! Yes, it's me again. Toby is still off on leave with his new baby, so the consise round-ups continue. The Baird's sandpiper unfortunately disappeared last Friday night, so no sign this week. We do currently have a pectoral sandpiper though that turned up today. First seen on the reedbed...
  • Blog Post: The one that got away

    Don't you wish you could replay images of what you saw? I do! Shutting up the visitor centre today, I glanced out of the window and saw a warbler sat on top of the tree our bird feeders are on. Now, this is unusual enough, we tend not to get warblers close to the centre. But this one was a rather...
  • Blog Post: A good day for waders on the reserve...

    It's been a bright, chilly day today and although there haven't been large flocks about on the reserve, the variety of birds to see has been brilliant. The pectoral sandpiper's back and there are little stint and curlew sandpiper about too. Ringed, golden and grey plover on the scrapes...
  • Blog Post: Even the cows are doing a spot of bird watching!

    Well it’s been a very interesting weekend at Frampton Marsh ! Yesterday I arrived to be greeted by some escapee cows. Apparently they had gone for a lovely walk around the reserve and thought it was about time they checked out the birds from the 360 hide! Luckily they didn’t get in and we...
  • Blog Post: 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...
  • Blog Post: So you think you know your sandpipers?

    It’s been great on the reserve this week with lots of birds to see including one to add to my life list! The pectoral sandpiper arrived on Monday morning to everyone’s excitement and it’s still here today! Pectoral sandpipers are scarce passage migrants from America and Siberia and...
  • Blog Post: Sightings 29/07/11

    It’s turned into a lovely afternoon here and there’s lots of birds to see out on the reserve. Our pectoral sandpiper has stuck around since Monday and everyone’s getting great views. In Simon’s absence I’m afraid I better do the sightings blog today! Here goes: 1 pectoral...