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Saturday, 25 February 2012

Water Pipits from the Thaw

5 of 13+ Water Pipit at the Thaw River
A large group of Water Pipits feeding on the Thaw River floodplain south of the B4265. They were in a mixed group, feeding here with Pied Wagtails, Meadow Pipits and Chaffinch. Also here 5 Little Egret but no luck with the Glossy Ibis.
Water Pipit


Paul said...

Great record, can't recall any being reported there previously.

Barry Stewart said...

Great find, Great record!

David Gilmore said...

Well done. The count of 13 is the highest for Glamorgan [vc41].

John Wilson said...

Six Water Pipits visible around midday but not on the flat area. Difficult to view as they were in a gulley by a wire fence to the west of the B4265 bridge over the river. Only poss to stand by the road on the E side of the bridge.