A change in the weather increased the concentration levels but typically the highlight came not in the hoped for form of a wader, tern or (fingers crossed) fly-through skua – a Woodlark fluttered NE then E over the dam wall at 1120, only Ogston’s second record after one flying west on 8 Oct 1971. A Ringed Plover, scarce so far this spring, went through calling at 0950 but otherwise pretty much same old same old.
- Thurs 6 August 2020
2 Egyptian Geese, 5 Mandarins, 6 Teal, 155 Tufteds, a Little Egret, 10 Little Grebes, an Oystercatcher, 8 LRPlovers, 2 Common Sands, ad & juv Yellow-l-Gull, 2 Common Terns, c10 Swifts, 1 Willow Tit, 13 Chiffchaffs, 6 Willow Warblers, 4 Blackcaps, 3 Whitethroats, 2 Garden Warblers, 3 Siskins.
- Wed 5 August 2020
2 Egyptian Geese, 11 Teal, a record 171 Tufted Ducks, 26 GCGrebes, singles of Hobby, Kestrel & Sparrowhawk, 1 Oystercatcher, 3 LRPlover chicks at least, 2 Common Sands, ad Yellow-l-Gull, c130 LBBGulls, 5+ Herring Gulls, c60 Swifts blogging about the general area while 274 went south over Highoredish between 11-1200, a Raven, 12 Chiffchaffs, 1 […]
- 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. […]