51 Canadas, 55 Greylags & single Pinkfoot, 8 Gadwall, 16 Tufteds, 2 Goldeneye, 7 Goosander, 2 Oystercatchers, 256 Lapwings, a Knot came in at 1100 in a snow flurry and briefly landed on the ice in the centre of the reservoir; only the second February record here of a bird that has become less frequent despite good coverage, a single record last year (summer adult on 19 Jul) was the first since Nov 2014. Rare in spring/winter, most records are between Aug & Nov (usually singles with a best of three on 20 Sep 1989), an adult Herring Gull with a yellow colour-ring on the left leg was too distant unfortunately, 5 Common Gulls, c80 Linnets.
- Thurs 9 July 2020
2 Egyptian Geese, 3 Mandarins, 8 Common Scoters (3 drakes) in the morning with just a pair left later in the day, 1 Little Egret, 48 Cormorants, 2 broods of three GCGrebes, 4+ Oystercatchers, 11 LRPlovers (one juv), 1 Dunlin, 1 Common Sand, 4 Curlews NW, 17 vocal Black-tailed Godwits at 1720 dropped in onto […]
- Wed 8 July 2020
2 Egyptian Geese, 10 Mandarins including a new brood of five, 74 Tufteds Ducks, a Goosander, a Little Egret, a Sparrowhawk, 4+ Oystercatchers, 9 LRPlovers (one juv), 2 Common Sands, 3 Curlews, ad Common Gull, 8 Common Terns (2 juvs on the raft still), Kingfisher, Willow Tit, 6 Siskins.
- 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. […]