Water birds

Last weekend brought reports of a mute swan and mallards flying over the reserve.

Swans will sometimes pause their journey to graze in Lambrok Meadow, usually in the early morning, and mallards have been seen on the pond but the reserve doesn’t have enough open water to attract resident water birds.

When we see them, they are travellers on their way to or from the Avon or the Kennet and Avon Canal. They treat the reserve as a service station: somewhere to rest and refuel.

We are happy to oblige: have a nice day!

Header picture: mute swan in flight (CC0) from pixabay.com

2 thoughts on “Water birds

Add yours

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Create a website or blog at WordPress.com

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: