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Old Saturday 11th January 2003, 15:49   #1
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Welney news ?

Considering a visit to Welney tomorrow for an hour or two as I am in the area looking at dogs of all strange things.

Just wondering if anybody has been there recently and if so what is about ?
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Old Saturday 11th January 2003, 19:02   #2
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Loads of swans. I think there might be lots of Flood water around on the roads too. Look out for the Anthya Hybrids. I mentioned this to one of the wardens once & he looked at me with a knowing wink & said. The parents have been rather naughty hav'nt they?

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Old Saturday 11th January 2003, 19:11   #3
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Andy,
Hey man, there has been extensive flooding and Welney was closed but is probably open again now. Best check the WWT website for an update. I think the URL is www.wwt.org.uk


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Old Saturday 11th January 2003, 19:21   #4
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I knew there was a flooding problem but think that has calmed down a bit now.

Thanks for the info chaps !
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Old Sunday 12th January 2003, 11:42   #5
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Its probably too late, but welney only has the main observatory open. I went yesterday and everywhere else was flooded. We saw Hundreds of Pochard and Widgeon, Mute and whooper swans, Tufted Ducks, Gadwall, Mallard, Bean Geese, Greylag Geese, Great Crested Grebe, Cormorant, Greater spotted woodpecker.

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Old Sunday 12th January 2003, 20:50   #6
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Thankyou anyway Ben.

That trip is going to have to be another day as we ended up in Skegness so didn't have time to make it.
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