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Tuesday, 22 March 2011

Port Meadow 22nd March P.M

Garganey (male). This morning's bird still there: gorgeous bird in breeding plumage. Active: feeding around north end of flood, showing very well from Burgess Field gate.

5 Ruff: One individual with a strikingly pale head: presumably coming into breeding plumage.

(Steve Goddard)

Also:
6 little ringed plover
3 dunlin
2 oystercatcher
(Gnome & Richard Foster)

+ Greenshank (RBA)


Some video footage of it dabbling away on the floods.

Photos and more details at Port Meadow Birding

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