The Whitlingham Bird Report for 2016 is now available to download here.

The previous reports are also availble: 2015 here,
2014 report here and the 2013 report here. Thanks to everyone who has contributed sightings, information and photos to these reports.

You may also be interested in Chris Durdin's Thorpe Marsh Wildlife Report for 2016, which is available http://www.honeyguide.co.uk/documents/ThorpeMarshesWildlifeReport2016.pdf

WHITLINGHAM: Thorpe - a few birds and a bit of vandalism

4th March 2012

With rain forecast for much of the day I decided to head for Thorpe rather than Whitlingham, in the hope that any passing waders may have been forced down by the weather.  As it was there was little water on the scrape, and no sign of anything passing overhead.  Three Snipe and a couple of calling Reed Buntings represented the highlights.  Disappointingly the bird screen has been kicked in (unless this is part of the NWTs plan for an urban nature reserve).  A sad state of affairs, but in terms of cover it makes very little difference.

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