London Drove.06-02-2020

 
Robin Morrison
 
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Robin Morrison
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14 February 2020 15:28
 

14/02/2020 Beautiful calm and peaceful morning along London Drove. Highlights were:

Two displaying and calling Marsh Harriers

30 acres:
2 M and 2F Goosanders
3 pairs of Pintail
3 GWE

North Hide: (Note water level seems high and Denis hasn’t visited yet!)
Bearded Reedlings
A male Goosander that landed right in front of the hide only to take off a few minutes later heading for 30 acres I think
Pair of GC Grebes, asleep for 4 hours !
Water Rail
Gadwall coming and going all morning
Marsh Harrier in close
2 male Tufted duck
Little Grebes running from one side to the other.

Lake Hide:
Very Quiet

Tower Hide on the way back to the car park.
The sound of Bearded Reedlings pinging away.

 
James Gibbs
 
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12 February 2020 16:03
 

12-02-20 London drove.
Pair of G-c-Grebes preparing their nest North hide.
Ditto thirty acres.
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James Gibbs
 
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08 February 2020 14:02
 
 
James Gibbs
 
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06 February 2020 15:58
 

A splendid morning for the camera, beautiful light.
Two pairs of Moorhens displaying.
Male and Female Marsh Harriers
One G-c-Grebe
Pair Little Grebe.
Coot nest building
Various Ducks
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