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Bitterns

Posted by j carter 
Bitterns
March 09, 2018 01:20PM
Although seen most days, the first bittern was heard tuning up / booming at Leighton Moss last night and again this morning.
Of course we're hopeful that this may lead to breeding on site.

For those interested in the likely departure dates, gull calling and behavior of migrant bitterns at the reserve you may be interested in revisiting Jarrod's observations from 2016, as posted on the LDBWS forum.
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[lancasterbirdwatching.org.uk]



Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 09/03/2018 01:21PM by j carter.
Re: Bitterns
March 09, 2018 02:39PM
Any info on the relationship between the first tuning up and the actual first departure date? Be interesting as always to see how many there are!
Re: Bitterns
March 10, 2018 10:48AM
Check the twittersphere!
Re: Bitterns
March 11, 2018 12:44PM
One flew across road from heyshsm golf course area to an extensive wetland area just west of the recycling road off heyshsm bypass 0750hrs
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