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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. Discover the joys of one of the largest areas of saltmarsh in the UK.
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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
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...
6 Oct 2012
Taken on the 1-10-2011 from the path just past the Reedbed hide.
2 Oct 2011
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...
31 Jul 2011
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...
29 Jul 2011
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...
28 Jul 2011
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