WWT Welney


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Ring-necked Duck and Pochard

A lovely few hours were spent at WWT Welney today. Although the weather was overcast and it was rather chilly, the sight of thousands of birds including whooper swan, pochard, black-tailed godwits and wigeon put a smile on everyone's faces!


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Whooper Swan

Highlights included seeing a ring-necked duck (there are only about 10-15 sightings per year in the UK) and watching the sheer numbers of swans and godwits flying overhead.

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Ring-necked Duck and Pochard

This ring-necked duck spent most of its time sleeping with its head underneath its wing!


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Feeding Time

There are several feeding times during the day at Welney - well worth a visit.

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Black-tailed Godwit




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Pochard


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