spotted crake


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Related to spotted crake: Porzana porzana
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Eurasian rail of swamps and marshes

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Objectives: The main objective of the Tyruliai - Life project is to ensure the favourable conservation status of bittern (Botaurus stellaris) listed on the Annex I of the Birds Directive and the breeding bird species, spotted crake (Porzana porzana) and migratory common crane (Grus grus).
Highlights were a spotted crake in full view of the watching birders along with spectacular views of short-eared owls.
Over in Cheshire, the spotted crake and wood sandpiper were at Inner Marsh Farm RSPB, while black terns called in at Budworth and Ecclestone Meres.
Inner Marsh Farm RSPB, Wirral, continues to provide great birding with Spotted Crake lurking in the rushes.
Gatekeepers thrive down at Marshside on the Sefton coast as well, where they are clearly faring better than the Marbury spotted crake, which was taken by a sparrowhawk last Friday - the latest in a long line of rarities to end up as 'sprawk snacks'.
The spotted crake is still at Inner Marsh Farm RSPB but elusive as usual, when it is glimpsed it has been in the reeds to the right of the hide.
A spotted crake has been glimpsed at Inner Marsh Farm RSPB reserve, Wirral, and a another one was seen at Marbury Number One Tank, near Northwich.
Across the border in Cheshire, Inner Marsh Farm RSPB reserve attracted an early spotted crake, a rarity normally associated with August.
Two excited visitors at Conwy RSPB reserve reported a spotted crake from the Tal-y-Fanhide -only the second ever recorded here.
On the mainland Inner Marsh Farm RSPB reserve produced great birdwatching, a spotted crake was the elusive highlight.
RARE spotted crakes - relatives of the moorhen and coot - have been seen in Somerset, Dorset and Cheshire on their way to Africa from their breeding grounds in the marshes of Europe.
A great knot has been seen on the Wyre Estuary as well as spotted crakes at Inner Marsh Farm and Martin Mere WWT.