I'm a bit more on track at the moment, so here they are, fresh in from the dedicated, early Sunday morning WeBS team, the results of July's Wetland Bird Survey...
Black headed gull
Great crested grebe
Lesser black backed gull
Yellow legged gull
Good numbers of heron species on site at the moment, with the little egrets and herons being joined on a regular basis by a great white egret, bitterns are still skulking about on the reserve, but are elusive and probably spending most of their time sleeping, whilst dipping their long clawry toes into the cooling water. In line with fluctuations within a natural reedbed system, water levels at Langford are at their lowest during the late Summer and early Autumn and the herons are making full use of the warm, shallow-water feeding opportunities this provides.
Bittern in flight, taken by Langford regular Andy Richmond
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