1 Mute Swan, 2 Mandarins, 3 Teal, 60 Tufteds, a Little Egret in Chapel Bay – the first of many hopefully with up to twelve last year in late summer though 102 at Rutland Water over the last few days puts that into perspective, 3 Oystercatchers, 5 LRPlovers included an adult with the two large chicks & two ‘new in’ juveniles, 4 Common Sands, singles of Willow Tit & Grey Wagtail.
- Tues 4 August 2020
2 Egyptian Geese, 317 Canada & 235 Greylag Geese, 5 Mandarins, a Teal, 146 Tufteds, Little Egret, 6 Little Grebes, Osprey late afternoon, 1 Oystercatcher, 5 LRPlovers inc four chicks still, 1 Common Sand, 87 LBBGulls, 4 Herring Gulls, ad Yellow-l-Gull, 3 ad Common Terns, c70 Swifts, Kingfisher, Willow Tit, 12 Chiffchaffs, 2 Willow Warblers.
- Mon 3 August 2020
2 Egyptian Geese (just, see Peregrine), 2 Mandarins, 2 Shoveler, 4 Gadwall, 159 Tufted Ducks (a record count here), a Pochard, Osprey (same bird as Thurs) at 0945 & 1255 departing NW on both occasions, a large juv female Peregrine almost took out one of the Egyptian Geese pair behind the west bank (absolute scenes), […]
- 27/12/19 News
MAM TOR The Snow Bunting still present on Dec 25th. CHURCH WILNE WATER SKI PIT The Black Necked Grebe still present on Dec 26th. On Dec 24th 2 Little Grebes, 5 Great Crested Grebes, 2 Cormorants, 8 Wigeon, 7 Gadwall, 20 Pochard, 104 Tufted Duck, 2 Goldeneye, 250 Coot and single Common and Herring Gulls. […]