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3rd February 2010, Wednesday

Castle Water Bittern-again

After a bit of a long cold wait, the frosty morning on Monday again provided superb views of a Bittern in front of the hide.

Bittern staring

Bittern staring

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6th January 2009, Tuesday

Icy Castle Water

A couple of days ago all of the water in front of the hide at Castle Water was frozen, but there were still many subjects to photograph…

Lapwing on ice


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4th June 2007, Monday

Pannel Valley NR

Photos of the Black-winged Stilt seen on the Scrape today
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6th December 2006, Wednesday


Up to 10 Woodlarks today feeding in one of a number of fields, near the Pannel Valley, grown with a winter bird seed crop under the ‘Countryside Stewardship Scheme’.

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15th March 2006, Wednesday

Pannel Valley NR

Seed in the winter bird food cover crops planted on the reserve is now getting harder for the birds to find. So supplementary feeding is proving to be very attractive to some of the wintering flock of Tree Sparrows.

 Tree Sparrows waiting to be fed!

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