8th January 2014 – Shag and Bramblings at Talkin Tarn…

Hot on the heels of the Black Guillemot comes another big surprise at Talkin Tarn – this time a Shag. Away from Walney in the far south of the county this really is a scarce bird, there are occasional sightings from around Whitehaven and Workington, but beyond that it is extremely rare, and it is thought that this is the first ‘inland’ record in Cumbria.

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There was a large flock of Bramblings around the car park, although they were pretty mobile – there one minute and gone the next…

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2 Responses to 8th January 2014 – Shag and Bramblings at Talkin Tarn…

  1. Carl Baggott says:

    Love the Bramblings and an inland Shag is always good!

  2. That is quite amazing Darren, and I have never seen such a large flock of Bramblings.
    All the best Gordon.

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