Dill

Sex: Male

Hatch date: 19 May 2018

Release date: 19 June 2018

Release site: Lady Fen, WWT Welney

Latest sighting: Ouse Washes, Apr 2019

Guardian: Townley School and Pre-school - Hawker Class

Dill
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The beginning of his story...
Unable to nest on the Nene Washes due to flooding, Dill's parents nested on nearby farmland. His egg, caked in mud, was carefully cleaned and incubated at WWT Welney. He hatched on 19 May 2018.

Back to the wild...
Dill was released on 19 June at Lady Fen, WWT Welney with 20 other birds.

And his story continues...
April 2019. Dill is spotted back at his release site, Lady Fen at WWT Welney.

Will Dill nest in 2019?

How was he named?
Dill was suggested by Morwenna Bradshaw via Twitter when we asked for name ideas on social media.

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    Latest update: 25/4/19