DEAD SWANS Sadly 4 dead Swans were found at Hosehill recently. BBOWT and DEFRA have been advised due to the current national outbreak of Avian flu strain H5N1. This strain can be contracted by humans so if you come across dead birds don't touch them! Any sightings of multiple dead wild birds should be reported to DEFRA on 03459 335577.

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28/06/21SpoonbillLea Farm Lake1R C Watts
From hide.  
28/06/21SpoonbillLea Farm Lake1M F Walford
Still present.  
28/06/21SpoonbillLea Farm Lake1M F Walford
Preening on the north spit island (per Lavell's WhatsApp). Access to the hide is resticted to LWT members and LWT have a covid policy in place).  
14/05/21SpoonbillWinter Hill, Cookham Dean5A B Merrick
Group took off from Little Marlow GP c10:00, circled lake and eventually flew SW along line of Thames but inside Bucks. When west of large lake at Westhorpe started heading north but then about-turned and headed south, crossing Thames into Berks c10:05. Viewing from Winter Hill with one other observer (A. Padmore).