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Ramsgate Kingfishers to feature on BBC Winterwatch

The Ramsgate Kingfishers are set to feature on BBC Winterwatch this year.

These birds are very territorial and some of the footage shown will be of 2 Kingfishers fighting in the Harbour filmed by local wildlife filmmaker Keith Ross (@ramsgatebirds).

Richard Taylor-JonesBBC Springwatch cameraman Richard Taylor-Jones joined Keith and spent days filming the birds to see how they cope with Winter in the harbour.

The film will also feature a bird that took up residence in a very surprising location away from the harbour.

Winterwatch begins on BBC2 Monday the 29th of January and runs for 4 nights.

More footage of the Kingfishers filmed by Keith will be shown on his youtube channel after the film airs.

UPDATE: The Ramsgate Kingfishers were kept until the very end of Winterwatch 2018.
If you missed it you can watch it on iPlayer here. Starts at 50 minutes into the programme.

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