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15th August 2017 – WWT Slimbridge

It was a disappointing start to our trip to Slimbridge as, although a bright day was forecast, the skies were very grey and the light was very poor for photography. I was hoping to see a wood sandpiper but I only saw a green sandpiper.

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From the Holden hide we could see a peregrine on the edge of the estuary but it was too distant for a photo.

Just as we had given up and were heading off for some lunch we made one last stop and were treated to a wonderful display by a male kingfisher. Lunch was most enjoyable after that.

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Click below for gallery of photos from today: