Sex: Unknown

Hatch date: 9 May 2017

Release date: 12 Jun 2017

Release site: Lady Fen, WWT Welney

Latest sighting: Nene Washes, May 2019

Guardian: not yet, become a Guardian

Photo credit: Bob Ellis/WWT

The beginning of the story...
Glen's egg was collected from the RSPB Nene Washes in April 2017, and hatched at Welney on 09 May 2018.

Back to the wild...
Glen was released on 12 June 2017 on Lady Fen, WWT Welney alongside 24 other young black-tailed godwits.

And the story continues...
February 2018. Glen is spotted in Portugal near the Tagus River.
April 2019. Glen returns to the Fens! He's spotted at the Nene Washes.
May 2019. Glen has paired up with a wild bird at the Nene Washes and they have a nest.

How was this bird named?
Glen was named after the River Glen, a river that runs through the Fens in Lincolnshire.


Latest update: 3/7/21