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In other news, what a week I have had spotting Kingfishers, you may have seen some of the photos I have posted on the Facebook page, don't forget I also post photos onto Flickr.com was well!
The Kingfisher according the to the RSPB website has less then 5000 breeding pairs in the UK, and is currently a bird considered to be at Amber status, you can read more on the RSPB website as to what this means.
As in my last blog the other day I have seen a second pair of Great Crested Grebes with young which is brilliant news, and shows that these birds are doing wonderfully in the old gravel pits.
It is also great to see that there are at least 2 pairs of Mute Swans with Cygnets at the park. One pair seems to have moved into the pond between the 2 pits and as I walked past on Friday the whole family was out feeding on some grain that was scattered around.
The other thing that struck me when seeing both adult birds out of the water with the young is that these are big birds, not the most elegant birds on land as they waddle around, but once back in the water they way they glide across the water is amazing to watch. One thing for sure is that come this winter I will be spending a bit more time at WWT Welney watching the Bewick and Whooper Swans.
On that note I am going to end now, I hope to blog agin in a few days when I have something else to say!