Great Northern Diver Salford Docklands

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A big day in the North today, a Great Northern Diver is present on Salford Docklands, Sunday 13th December, ranging around the docklands from North Wharf (Media City) to Clippers Quay (Sam Platts pub)

Known in North America as the Great Northern Loon, this species rarely visit inland waters, with around 3000 thought to be present in offshore British waters during the winter

This Autumn/winter has seen Great Northern Divers at two other Greater Manchester sites, Elton Reservoir and Audenshaw Reservoirs

The Great Northern Diver is a powerhouse of a bird and has expert fishing skills

 

 

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