1 Mute Swan, 12 Mandarins, 1 Teal, 62 Tufted, 1 juv Little Egret, an Osprey briefly about half twelve left NW with a fish, 1+ Oystercatcher, 3 LRPlovers, 1 Redshank, 2 Common Sands, a summer-plumaged Knot arrived at around one onto the west bank but couldn’t be located later – the first of the year, a Common Tern, ad Yellow-legged Gull still seeing off all rivals as usual.
- Thurs 16 January 2020
The highlight today was a ringtail Hen Harrier that flew low across the reservoir at 0958 before continuing south. Only the ninth here and the second winter record with two in spring and the remaining five in autumn all between 17 Oct and 6 Nov. Also 4 drake Pochard, 2 Goldeneye, 3 Goosander, 7 Common […]
- Wed 15 January 2020
The 1stW Iceland Gull was in the roost again tonight, seen intermittently since 4 Jan, this bird has probably been present most nights but coverage of the roost isn’t what it used to be. Also 13 Greylags, drake Shoveler, 21 Mallard, 5 Gadwall, 36 Teal, 23 Tufteds, 5 Pochard, 5 Goldeneye, 4 Goosander, 6 GCGrebes, […]
- 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. […]