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27th August 2017 – Goldcliff and Newport Wetlands

We thought we would have a look on the other side of the Severn Estuary. It was a beautiful day: we started at Goldcliff saline lagoons near Newport with loads of waders (particularly ringed plovers) ; then had a picnic lunch (accompanied by long-tailed tits) on the estuary straight across from Portishead (see photo of the old Nautical School below); then walked around RSPB Newport Wetlands (where we saw very little).

Back in time to see Arsenal slaughtered by Liverpool (should have stayed out later!).

MT1D6325Loads of waders at Goldcliff

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MT1D6321Ringed plovers 

MT1D6228Lapwing

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MT1D6366Dunlin in flight

MT1D6398Long-tailed tit

MT1D6416Portishead “Nautical School”

FP5A4259Grey Heron at Newport Wetands

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FP5A4297Little Grebe at Newport Wetlands

Click below for gallery of photos from today:

 

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