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Recent Sightings at RSPB Ham Wall 24.05.2013
We've experienced a range of weather this week on the reserve with cold winds, calm sunny spells, rain & hail. It's confusing for us so imagine how it is for the resident wildlife, nest building, incubating eggs or rearing young. It's been an interesting week again though with the...
24 May 2013
Everybody Needs Good Neighbours! Bittern v Marsh Harrier
We've had some great sightings of Bitterns and Marsh Harriers on the reserve lately - particularly from the 1st viewing platform. It would appear however, that they are not always as pleased to see each other. A Bittern obviously came a little too close for the Marsh Harriers liking and was told...
24 May 2013
Recent Sightings at RSPB Ham Wall 17.05.2013
The weather was pretty dour early in the week and the blog was looking a bit lean a couple of days ago but the brighter weather has woken everything up again and the last few days has seen plenty more activity on the reserve. Last weekend saw a huge influx of Swallows and Martins and Swifts in particular...
17 May 2013
Recent Sightings at RSPB Ham Wall 10.05.2013
The amazing weather of last week continued into the early part of this week and with it the interesting sightings continued to flow. The weekend saw a huge influx of Swifts over the Avalon Marshes, with 1000's seen and there were several hundred flying over the reserve today as well along with...
10 May 2013
Recent Sightings Ham Wall - Extra!! 03.05.13
It's been quite a month at Ham Wall, I'm sure you'll agree with so much to see. 118 Species recorded in April was pretty fantastic, let's hope this continues. One of our volunteers Paul Marsh popped into the office to give me some info for my Friday Blog - just a few minutes too late...
3 May 2013
Species List for RSPB Ham Wall - April 2013
Here's the full bird list for Ham Wall for April 2013: Barn Owl, Tawny Owl, Marsh Harrier, Sparrowhawk, Buzzard, Kestrel, Peregrine, Hen Harrier, Red Kite, Osprey, Hobby, Bittern, Little Egret, Great White Egret, Cranes, Grey Heron, Cormorant, Mute Swan, Canada Goose, Greylag Goose, White Fronted...
3 May 2013
Recent Sightings at RSPB Ham Wall 03.05.2013
Another great week nearly over, with once again plenty to report. The wonderful weather and the amazing variety of birds on show at Ham Wall & Shapwick Heath has proved to be a big draw for visitors and we have been very busy all week. The new car park for Ham Wall (work should begin in August) can't...
3 May 2013
Recent Sightings at RSPB Ham Wall 26.04.2013
Another bumper week of sightings on the reserve this week, with yet again plenty to report. In fact one of our volunteers and local birdwatcher Joe Cockram got over 90 species from Ham Wall and Shapwick Heath on his visits to the reserves on Monday. That's pretty impressive and shows just how well...
26 Apr 2013
Recent Sightings at RSPB Ham Wall 19.04.2013
Spring has finally sprung for good this week and what a week it's been on the reserve, with an awful lot to report. The warmer weather of the last week to 10 days has made an amazing difference to the reserve. There are warblers galore along the treelines of the old rail path and the reedbeds...
19 Apr 2013
Hunting over Ham Wall Reserve.
30 Oct 2011
Marsh Harrier (Juv)
Hunting over Ham Wall - 18 Sept. 10
20 Sep 2010
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