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Thread #161117   Message #3827022
Posted By: Rusty Dobro
17-Dec-16 - 04:16 AM
Thread Name: BS: Where can I hear a lark sing?
Subject: RE: BS: Where can I hear a lark sing?
This year I heard several nightjars, and actually managed to see one, not easy as they don't fly until it's nearly dark, and keep low over the bracken. Also a nightingale - they arrive every year and sing in the bramble patch behind my garden, but are rather secretive in their habits, like me.

I would have thought that the number of places in the UK where you can hear corncrakes 'ad infinitum ad nauseam' is rather limited..... On my part of the Suffolk coast, it's quite easy to hear a bittern booming, but I made several visits to the Minsmere reserve before I saw them, both booming and as a pair stalking fish. Stone curlews next...