An interesting day with Chiffchaffs (two) and a single Sand Martin being the first of the summer visitors to arrive. Also an adult Kittiwake briefly at around 1230, right on cue, and four Hawfinches in the churchyard. Also 12 Mandarins, 16 Gadwall (most so far this year), 4 Tufteds, 10 Goosander, 2 GCGrebes & 1 Little Grebe, 9 Buzzards, 2 Sparrowhawks, 3 Kestrels, 6 Oystercatchers, 2 Curlews flew NNW, c60 Linnets, 4 Redpolls & 2 Siskins on the feeders.
- 20 July 2019
adult Mediterranean gull, adult Yellow-Legged Gull, Little Egret, Oystercatcher, 3 Mute Swan.
- 18 July 2019
Black-Tailed Godwit, 2 Little Egret, adult Yellow-Legged Gull, Peregrine, 3 Herring Gull. 22 Lesser Black-Backed Gull, 31 Black-Headed Gull, Oystercatcher, 2 Common Tern, 4 Little Grebe, female Gadwall+9 young, 7 Mandarin, 106 Coot, 65 Tufted Duck.
- News 11/7/19
ELTON COMMON Still up to 3 male Quail “singing” 4-10th July. OGSTON RESERVOIR An Osprey and 3 Avocets on 4th July with the Osprey again present on 6/7th July. Two drake Common Scoters on 10th July with a Goosander and a Hobby on 6th July. A Whimbrel on 9th July with a Black Tailed Godwit […]