Gulls and terns
The title of Black-headed Gull is rather a misnomer for this bird as its head is not black but a dark brown colour and only in adult birds during the breeding season. It is not present during the winter months or in other plumages. Unlike many gulls it is not restricted to coastal regions and is widespread inland in both rural and urban areas.
Avocets and stilts
A conservation success story reintroduced this elegant wading bird back to our shores after the second World War.
Aquatic Warblers are rare but regular passage migrants to northwest Europe in the autumn.
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