A beautiful, sunny winter's day greeted the WeBS team on Sunday. A lot of the reserve was frozen (hence there being only 1 wetland bird on it) and so the birds were floating around in the few unfrozen areas. Headline news from the count were the 25 goldeneye and 6 whooper swans.
Black headed gull
Great crested grebe
Other birds of note from the past week have included marsh harriers, great white egret, bearded tits (8), barn owls, stonechats and two otters.
Digiscoped bittern (from last week) demonstrating it's impressive camouflage- James Wilkinson
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