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Old 30-04-18, 09:06 PM
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A lovely Slovenian Grebe
What a stunner! Seen lots of black-necked grebes but not one of these. Nice pic.

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Old 03-05-18, 09:23 PM
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Is this grebe the one just up the road from us Hawkeye ? We have been watching it since ir arrived some weeks ago in almost winter plumage. We saw it again yesterday looking like your photo in the company of a Black Necked Grebe. We also had Little and Great Crested Grebe making it a four Grebe visit.
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Old 05-05-18, 05:30 PM
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My bird of the day is shared between a common crane that flew over the canal as we were on a walk with the twins, and a grass snake that swam across it a bit later.

We were on the edge of the Slimbridge reserve so the crane was almost certainly one of the released birds, but even so it's a magnificent thing to see in the wild at close range.
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Old 08-05-18, 02:32 PM
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BOTD for yesterday was a Turtle Dove only my second one, Heard two calling and found one plus a cuckoo seen and heard.
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Old 12-05-18, 09:35 PM
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A lifer is the botd for me with my 1st pied flycatchers at Yarner Wood today.
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