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The beginning of her story...
Remi's egg was collected from the RSPB Nene Washes in 2017, and was one of the first eggs to hatch at WWT Welney, on 8 May.
And her story continues...
April 2018. She is spotted near Doel, Belgium.
May 2018. She has arrived at the Nene Washes breeding site.
June 2018. She is paired with a wild-reared male and they are raising chicks!
April 2019: Remi is back at the Nene Washes with a wild-reared male.
May 2019: Remi and her partner are nesting at the Nene Washes.
How was she named?
Remi was named for the unexpected location she visited in March 2018 - near Doel, Belgium. Remi is the surname of famous Belgian Georges Prosper Remi, best known for The Adventures of Tintin, and its also the name of a Belgic people that used to live in the area.