TF3459 : Nature Reserve near Hagnaby Lock - 2nd image

near to Stickford, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

Nature Reserve near Hagnaby Lock - 2nd image
Nature Reserve near Hagnaby Lock - 2nd image
An area of farmland that has been purposely flooded into a wetland - Hagnaby Fen Nature Reserve, and as can be seen, at the expense of some of the mature trees. On the plus side a great many wading birds visit this reserve and at times the area is overrun with Canada Geese.
Noteworthy ornithological sightings and maximums,
July 2011
Barn Owl 1
Black-headed Gull 56
Black-tailed Godwit 1 (7th)
Canada Goose 11
Common Gull 5
Common Sandpiper 1 on three dates, with 2 (7th)
Cormorant 4
Dunlin 1 (13th & 18th)
Greater Black-backed Gull – 1 on two dates [1st site record]
Green Sandpiper - Present throughout the month, with a highest
count of 9 (19th)
Greenshank 2 (13th)
Greylag Goose 77
Heron 10
House Martin 35+
Lapwing 28
Little Ringed Plover 1 (2nd)
Mallard 48
Oystercatcher 2
Pink-footed Goose 1
(Obviously and an escapee!)
Red Kite 2 (5th) [1st site record]
Spoonbill 2 (31st) [1st site record]
Teal 7
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2004
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Date Taken
Monday, 1 March, 2004   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 3 January, 2006
Place (from Tags)
Hagnaby Fen Nature Reserve 
Category
Nature reserve > Nature Reserve   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 341 595 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:6.9497N 0:0.1301E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TF 341 595
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