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Sunday, 17 July 2011

Loughor Estuary

The Great White Egret was followed as it left WWT Llanelli and headed off high to the east. It was eventually seen to fly into Glamorgan just north of Loughor Bridge, at which point it turned north and started to drop and drift up the Loughor Estuary where it was lost to sight. The bird was eventually relocated in the afternoon at Llangennech (on the Carmarthenshire side) by Peter & Simon Murray.
(c) R.H.A. Taylor
at WWT Llanelli shortly before it flew onto the Upper Loughor

1 comment:

Barry Stewart said...

Chris Brewer said the bird was at Castell-du (SN583021) this afternoon, plus it was also seen on the Glamorgan side of the Upper Loughor 3 days ago by Bob Howells.