Cricketers get the bird

The Westmorland Gazette: One of the birds on the outfield One of the birds on the outfield

KENDAL Cricket Club has become home to a pair of nesting oystercatchers which have successfully raised a chick this breeding season.

The pair nest on a rough gravel area in the builder’s yard next to the ground – but spend most of every day feeding on the club’s outfield, even when a match is on.

Club Secretary Dave Sykes said: “They seem unconcerned by the players on the field.

“It is the second year they have done this and they have been adopted by the club as our unofficial mascots – at the start of the year when there was just the male here he gained the name of Ollie.”

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12:34pm Tue 15 Jul 14

Whinfell says...

An Oystercatcher?
Makes a change:usually see a lot of ducks at Kendal.
An Oystercatcher? Makes a change:usually see a lot of ducks at Kendal. Whinfell
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