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Naturelog: Tuesday 19th January

A chance to get out of London and travel down to Chatham to look for the Great Northern Diver which is wintering in the docks (I failed to see it on my trip last month). 615 more words

Natural History

Tracking waders on the Severn

Birdwatchers are being asked to help with some cutting-edge science, simply by reporting sightings of colour-dyed Dunlin and colour-ringed Curlew and Redshank.

The tides that create unique feeding opportunities for waders and other waterbirds on the Severn can potentially be harnessed to produce large amounts of clean energy. 1,111 more words


How well do Lapwings and Redshanks grow?

There has been an assumption that managers of nature reserves know how to provide the right foraging conditions for Lapwing and Redshank chicks.  This paper in Wader Study shows that they do. 1,309 more words

Breeding Waders

Grey Seals at Donna Nook

Donna Nook National Nature Reserve is located on the Lincolnshire coast near Louth, midway between Grimsby and Skegness.  In November and December, Grey Seals come into the dunes to give birth to their pups.   370 more words


Wildlife sightings 8 October 2015

Notes from the Discovery Centre team – Alex

Our first seal pup is here! ‘Maya’ was first spotted on Sunday 4 October at Pilgrim’s Haven on the Isle of May while camera maintenance work was being carried out. 326 more words