A very warm welcome to some special feathery friends

We are very excited to be hosting some very special guests on the Park at the moment. One of the vacant plots along Longwater Avenue has roughly 20 Lapwings nesting on it.

These magpie-like birds are an endangered species and have been categorized as Red by the RSPB. Having them nest here is very exciting for Green Park and bird watchers alike.

We do not want their nesting plans to be disturbed so if you see the Lapwings, we politely ask you do not make a lot of noise around them.

A little bit about the Lapwings from RSPB.org.uk:
The Lapwing is also known as the peewit in imitation of its display calls, but it’s proper name describes its wavering flight. Its black and white appearance and round-winged shape in flight make it distinctive, even without its splendid crest.

The following images were taken by our Landscape Manager, Rob Parkin, and were all taken on Green Park.

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Visit our Twitchers page for more information of the birds sighted on Green Park.