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Monday, 28 June 2010

GREATER FLAMINGOES post-breeding dispersal northwards

Five GREATER FLAMINGOES were in the Baie de Somme in Northern France yesterday afternoon, not that far as the flamingo flies from the South Coast of Britain. As in recent years, the very hot weather is causing certain species to make unusual northward post-breeding dispersal movements. Species previously affected have been Marbled Duck, White-headed Duck, Pied Avocet, Great White Egret and Little Egret, so it is well worth keeping an eye out for these Mediterranean wanderers......