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Good bird sightings

Friday, April 10th 2009

Despite the cold, grey weather that we have had today we had lots of visitors and some good bird sightings.

Willow Warblers were heard this morning, arriving to breed after spending the winter in Africa. They will be with us all summer. Redshank were seen early this morning on the wet meadows area. This is another first for the reserve.

Cattle feeding on fresh hay

It was a little too windy for the moth trapping. The most notable of our catch was a Pine Beauty.

The cattle were fed some fresh hay on the moorland.


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