Highlights today were an adult Goshawk at close range past the watchpoint at Highoredish and the first Merlin of the year zapping through; 1 Mute Swan, 125 Greylags, 4 Gadwall, 2 Shoveler, 4 + C.Buzzards, ad Goshawk WNW past the vis-mig point at 0830, a tiny juv male Merlin through the car park and down the West Bank before cutting out across the res and being lost to the south-east at 1005, adYellow-l-Gull, 1stW Common Gull, 2 Swallows south, 3 Chiffchaffs, 4 Redwings SE, 2 Grey Wags SW & 8 Linnets. Vis-mig was disappointing to say the least.
- 18 July 2018
3 Mute Swans, 2 Mandarins, 94 Mallard, 3 Tufteds, Little Egret, 4 LRPlovers, loafing Gulls on the west bank included 69 BHGulls, 8 LBBGulls, the adult Yellow-legged Gull and 3 ad Common Gulls, 7 Common Terns with the juvenile still, Barn Owl and a Yellow Wagtail.
- 22 June – 15 July 2018
Highlights included single Greenshank 1 Jul then another 6-10 Jul joined by two more on the final day. All three had departed the following morning but another arrived at midday making the fifth for the month. A first-summer Hobby showed well on 2/3 Jul. The 12 July was an interesting day with the arrival of […]
- News 9/7/18
Thanks to Rod key for the following:- LONG DALE Photos were taken on 4th July of a Woodchat Shrike here by 3 Suffolk Birders. I was contacted by them on Thursday evening-5th July- about this bird and was promised the photos when they returned home on Saturday 7th July. They duly arrived on my computer […]