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Thursday, 27 November 2008

Iconic visitors seen gliding over reedbeds

Visitors to Weymouth’s Radipole Lake and Lodmoor nature reserves have been on the lookout for winter residents including marsh harrier and the elusive bittern.

The harrier, a beautifully marked female, is frequently seen gliding over the Radipole reedbeds on low hunting flights or perched in the crown of a willow, while there are believed to be at least three bittern using both reserves that have been showing obligingly throughout November.

READ MORE - Source: Dorset Echo Thursday 27th November 2008

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