Rare visitor flies into Northumberland

Nature lovers were in for a surprise yesterday, when a glossy ibis '“ a rare visitor to the UK '“ was spotted at Druridge Pools, which lies within two miles of Cresswell village.

Thursday, 3rd May 2018, 10:28 am
Updated Thursday, 3rd May 2018, 10:31 am
The glossy ibis at Druridge Pools. Picture by James Common

The picture was snapped by Northumberland Wildlife Trust (NWT) blogger, James Common.

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A NWT spokeswoman said: “The glossy ibis is classed as a rare summer migrant and it’s definitely off track. Looks like its birdy sat-nav has gone dodgy.”