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2 edition of Birds of Wicken Fen found in the catalog.

Birds of Wicken Fen

Graham Montague Stanley Easy

Birds of Wicken Fen

by Graham Montague Stanley Easy

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Published by National Trust in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby G.M.S. Easy and C.A.E. Kirtland.
SeriesGuides to Wicken Fen -- 4
ContributionsKirtland, C. A. E.
The Physical Object
Pagination13 p.
Number of Pages13
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21031873M

National Trust publishes wildlife images in Wicken Fen magazine Richard Nicoll's images of some of the bird life at Wicken Fen, including some of the rarer species such as Great Egret and Bearded Reedling, have been published by the National Trust in the November issue of "News from the Fen". Hobbies at Wicken Fen.   Juv Gull ID, Wicken Fen, UK: sohambirder: Bird Identification Q&A: 2: Tuesday 13th January Hen Harriers at Wicken Fen: birdsandgnomes: Birds & Birding: 3: Saturday 23rd February Wicken Fen? Digbert Doobrey: Information Wanted: 0: Tuesday 1st February £1m to expand wicken fen: matt green: Birds & Birding:

Wicken Fen is a hectare biological Site of Special Scientific Interest west of Wicken in Cambridgeshire. It is also a National Nature Reserve, and a Nature Conservation Review site. It is protected by international designations as a Ramsar wetland site of international importance, and part of the Fenland Special Area of Conservation under the Habitats Directive. Wildlife sightings, Wicken Fen. After spending a few minutes chatting to the Park Ranger and browsing some of the books for sale in the shop, we put our hoods up and ventured out onto the reserve. The Fens are low lying and can be very boggy so we were pleased to find a recently constructed boardwalk to the bird .

One of Europe’s most important wetlands, Wicken Fen has recorded more than nine-thousand species, including rare butterflies, dragonflies, birds and plants. Members of the public can view the fens via a series of raised board-walks and grass paths that provide easy access to .   I have just bought it at the knockdown price of 50 pence in Wicken Fen Information Centre. My interest lies with flowering plants, ferns etc, covered in 8 pages, and in fungi (2 pages), and bird and mammal life (6 pages).


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Birds of Wicken Fen by Graham Montague Stanley Easy Download PDF EPUB FB2

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve. Male marsh harrier carrying materials for building a nest. Richard Nicoll. Lush foliage, tranquil waterways and big skies at Wicken Fen. Justin Minns. Male marsh harrier carrying materials for building a nest.

Richard Nicoll. Lush foliage, tranquil waterways and big skies at Location: Lode Lane, Ely, CB7 5XP, Cambridgeshire. Buy Checklist of the Flora and Fauna of Wicken Fen (): NHBS - Edited By: Laurie E Friday and Basil Harley, Harley Books. Naturalist, wildlife photographer and writer Stan Tekiela is the author of more than field guides, nature books, children’s books, wildlife audio CDs, puzzles and playing cards, presenting many species of birds, mammals, Birds of Wicken Fen book, amphibians, trees, wildflowers and cacti in the United States.

With a Bachelor of Science degree in Natural History from the University of Minnesota and as an /5(). Read an Excerpt. Northern Cardinal Cardinalis cardinalis.

Size: 8–9" (20– cm) Female: Buff brown bird with tinges of red on crest and wings, a black mask and large red bill. Male: red with a large crest and bill, and black mask extending from the face to the throat Juvenile: same as female, but with a blackish gray bill Nest: cup; female builds; 2–3 broods per year/5(6).

“retraps” (birds already bearing rings) had been originally ringed at the Fen in years earlier thanand a further 34 were “controls” (birds originally ringed away from the Fen, but captured at Wicken), thus a total of different birds were handled.

Several species topped the mark, the highest scores being. Site location details and google satellite image for Wicken Fen NT Please click on the map icon below to load Wicken Fen NT in your preferred map Latitude\Longitude:Marsh harriers can be seen feeding over much of the fen Dragonflies, emperor, broad-bodied chaser, common darter, banded demoiselle hawking up and down the waterways.

Wildflowers including orchids, yellow rattle, meadow rue. devils-bit scabious Butterflies including meadow brown, small & essex skipper. Wicken Fen is Britain’s version of a tropical rain forest see wading birds, butterflies, amphibian life, freshwater fish.

Wicken Fen Nature Reserve, Ely, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom. K likes. Discover a lost landscape as you explore this unique remnant of ancient fenland, with its amazing abundance of wildlife.5/5(11). The Great Fen creates an ideal landscape for birds to thrive. Since restoration work a greater variety of birds have begun to appear.

A window onto a lost Fenland landscape, Wicken Fen is home to a spectacular array of wildflowers, insects and birds. Trails, boat rides and a full family events programme. One of Europe's most important wetlands, the nature reserve is home to over 9, species, including rarities such as hen harriers, bitterns, dragonflies and wildfow.

The entrance hole is big enough for a variety of small birds including the Blue Tit, Great Tit, and Sparrow etc. Our rustic range is inspired by the National Trust's oldest nature reserve, Wicken Fen, home to over 9, recorded species including many rare birds, butterflies and dragonflies.

Exploring Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve, Ely. In an exciting new collaboration between the National Trust and the University of Northampton, poet and nature-writer Charles Bennett has been confirmed as the Writer-in-Residence for Wicken Fen.

“It’s a thrilling chance for me to sample the Fen through all its seasonal changes” he said “witnessing the fluctuation and revitalisation of the area as birds and other creatures flood in. Wicken Fen Research in the 21st Century by Owen Mountford to the Institute of Biology at Wicken on 14th May ; and Monitoring, survey & research in fen habitats at Wicken by Stuart Warrington, Franc Hughes & Owen Mountford to the Fen Management Workshop ndat Norwich on 2 December Activity of the Recording and Research Group File Size: KB.

The Birder's Market© The Birders Market is not responsible for the content of external links to conservation organisations etc.A link is provided as a means to further development and understanding of ornithology.A link does not indicate any association with or endorsement by the linked site to the Birders smarket is a participant in the Amazon.

There are species of bird on the fen, including reed warbler. Counting all of the different species of Wicken Fen, including animals, plants, and fungi, is one way of determining its level of biodiversity.

A Common Crane chick has hatched at the National Trust's Wicken Fen in Cambridgeshire for the first time since the conservation charity acquired the nature reserve in However, the Trust suspects that it could actually be the first chick to be born at the reserve in more than years. Common Crane is an impressive species, with adults growing to more than a metre in height.

Common cranes are on the Amber Conservation list and it is estimated that only 54 pairs of the bird are nesting in the UK each year.

Martin Lester, countryside manager at Wicken Fen, said: “The successful breeding of this chick is a reflection on the conservation work that we have been carrying out, particularly over the last 20 years. Sedge Fen Footbridges Scale 1/2 mile 1 kilometre 1 mile N Other recommended footpaths Lodes Way Cycle Route Adventurers’ Trail Butterfly Trail Nature Trail Boardwalk Nature Trail -Seasonal P P Angl esey Abbe y Bur well Waterbeach Wicken Fen Wi cken e m e Guinea Hall Baker’s Fen e e Burwell Fen Tubney Fen Hurdl e Hall e e Lode Re ac h Oil y.

The Wicken Fen (Bird Ringing) Group has been in continuous operation for 47years, having been founded in By the end of the year the overall ringing total wasand of this total, birds have subsequently been reported away from the Fen (89 of them abroad). In some of my favourite passages, Davies evokes the subtle beauty of Wicken Fen, a remnant of the vast wetlands that once covered much of East Anglia.

His. Wicken Fen is believed to have the richest - or at least the best documented - biodiversity in the country, 15% of all British species having lived there now or in the past.