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Wednesday 8th March 2017

At least one vocal Cetti's Warbler could be heard throughout the day along the Broadwater along with at least one Water Rail. Searching through several hundred Pink-feet and Brent Geese on the grazing marsh again revealed the presence of the eight White-fronted Geese. Other birds of note during the day included 13 Avocets,  a Greenshank and a flyover Grey Wagtail.

Avocets on the Broadwater- Holme Bird Obs, March 2017