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Wednesday, 21 October 2009

Rutland Water on 2nd August 2009

Another tun of duty on Osprey watch at Rutland Water took me to Shallow Water and Waderscrape hides on the Lyndon side of the reserve. At Shallow Water I had my first sighting of Golden Plover for the secod half of the year. On the way to Waderscrape I put up some young Pheasants. I do think the marking on these youngsters is rather special.
At Waderscrape hide the Water Rails were showing well.

Golden Plover

Pheasant (juvenile)

Water Rail

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