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Field Trips will start again in October.

Latest Sightings.

18 Swift - Thickwood - Chris Woods Yellow Wagtail, 4 Stonechat, Corn Bunting, 2 Raven - Pewsey - Br...
MARSH HARRIER, Common Sandpiper, 3 Green Sandpiper, Cetti's Warbler, 12 Pied Wagtail, Red Kite, Grey...
RED-FOOTED FALCON - Langford Lakes - Neil Cowley 35 Swift - Salisbury - Stephen Hackett QUAIL, R...
2 Raven - Westbury - Paul Boult 2 QUAIL, 2 Wheatear, Whinchat - Avebury - Robin Nelson
RED-FOOTED FALCON, OSPREY, Hobby - Langford Lakes - Bob Turner

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Grid reference: ST9331

The lake was created by damming a tributary of the river Nadder. It is in the grounds of what was once Fonthill Abbey, built by the 18th century eccentric, William Beckford.

Various rarities have been recorded here. The usual waterfowl include Mandarin Duck, Mallard, Tufted Ducks, Pochard, Coot, Great Crested Grebe, Little Grebe. Also woodland species such as Chiffchaff, Robin, Chaffinch Nutchatch, Treecreeper.

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