Volunteers Carole and Martin braved the gales yesterday to visit Milton Locks nature reserve and they have sent me some more lovely photos. The wildlife didn’t seem to mind Storm Doris and they spotted and snapped a handsome mute swan, a turnstone and a redshank . 59 more words
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In January the ferry marsh is spare. Nearby there are godwits, little egrets, cormorants and, present in their sorrowful call, redshanks.
It is dark at mid-afternoon, especially on the days when the sky starts charcoal and lightens to battleship grey – but no more. 91 more words
Can a mosaic of habitats boost hatching success in grassland-breeding Lapwings?
Lapwings are becoming more and more restricted in their distribution within the United Kingdom, with an increasing proportion dependent on a small number of lowland wet grassland sites, particularly nature reserves. 1,300 more words