Sex: Female

Hatch date: 9 May 2017

Release date: 12 Jun 2017

Release site: Lady Fen, WWT Welney

Latest sighting: Ouse Washes, Jul 2018

Guardian: not yet, become a Guardian

Photo credit: WWT

The beginning of her story...
Lil's egg was collected from the RSPB Nene Washes in April 2017, and hatched at WWT Welney on 9 May 2017.

Back to the wild...
Lil was released alongside 24 other young black-tailed godwits on Lady Fen, WWT Welney on 12 June.

And her story continues...
May 2018. She returns to her release site, WWT Welney's Lady Fen.
June and July 2018. She's spending the summer on the Ouse Washes.
May 2019. Lil is back at the WWT Welney. She is paired with a wild male and they have a nest!

How was she named?
Lil was named after Littleport, a village in east Cambridgeshire near the Ouse Washes.


Latest update: 17/10/2018