2 Mute Swans flew through, 2 Mandarins, drake Wigeon, 6 Goldeneye, 4 Goosander, 4 Oystercatchers, 5 Curlews late evening, 24 Common Snipe were flushed off the west bank by a Sparrowhawk hunting in low, quartering Harrier-like fashion, 2 Lesser Redpolls and the Twite still present with c130 Linnets. In the gull roost an ad Glaucous & juv/1stW Iceland Gulls.
- Sun 22 September 2019
Yesterday’s Great White Egret came in from the south at 0930 then at 1100 two more came in from the south, all three birds circled before the two new arrivals continued NE leaving the original bird. Also 7+ Blackcaps.
- Sat 21 September 2019
A Great White Egret was on the north bank, the first record this year. Also the Garganey still, 15 Buzzards, 2 Common Gulls, 3 Ravens and a Whitethroat.
- 16/9/19n News
WILLINGTON GP A Cattle Egret mid-morning on 16th Sept and also a Great White Egret again present. The Bittern was again seen on 14th Sept. The Cattle Egret will be a first site record although a claim of a Cattle Egret from here back in May has never been substantiated WYVER LANE A Spotted Crake […]