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Tuesday, 30 April 2013

Dotterel - Cwm Cadlan

I've just had a call from GBC member Alan Cripps, who has found a pair of Dotterel this morning, on Cwm Cadlan nr Garwnant. {Further info from GBC sightings} - They were about 2-300 metres away from where the pair were found 2 years ago. From that area there is another peak to the left (West?) and slightly further on with some sheep and horses on it. There`s quite a large area of rocks below this peak which is where the birds are.

No sign today 1st, despite searching the whole area by several observers.

                A couple of record shots of the Dotterel at Cwm Cadlan 30th April by Alan Cripps

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