Leighton Moss

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Neville Root
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Leighton Moss

Post by Neville Root » Sun Aug 20, 2017 6:42 pm

Highlights were several sightings of a skulking purple heron (head and neck) and a dog otter displaying and hunting in front of the Public Hide for an hour or so. Also greenshank (3), redshank (100's), green sandpiper (3), ringed plover (8), dunlin (15), black-tailed godwit (3), little egret (8), c snipe (4), red deer.

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Re: Leighton Moss

Post by ianball » Tue Aug 22, 2017 3:28 pm

Not the best images as I had to reduce their 'size' but the Purple Heron was showing very well this morning, as was an Otter, at Leighton Moss today. Purple Heron brought eldest Simon very nicely up to 250 birds for the UK.
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Re: Leighton Moss

Post by G6 UXU » Sun Sep 24, 2017 11:21 am

I got the Purple Heron at the Grisedale Hide.

Chris Stanley G6 UXU

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