My first visit since Tuesday due to the weather, roads passable with care, don’t know if anyone’s been down? A big clear out of Lapwings, increase in Canada Geese, Snipe on view in the snow and a nice little bonus with two pairs of Pintail. Totals as follows; 3 Mute Swans, 137 Canada & 22 Greylag Geese, 4 Pintail in Chapel Bay, 2 Gadwall, 11 Tufteds, 2 Pochard, 2 Goldeneye, drake Goosander, 7 GCGrebes, 2 Oystercatchers, 6 Lapwings-with a dead one in front of the Member’s Hide, 26 Common Snipe, ad Yellow-legged Gull, a Willow Tit and still c50 Linnets. A single Meadow Pipit out on the west bank was literally blown over by the strong ENE wind.
- Tues 22 September 2020
A Great White Egret flew NE at 1055, juvenile Peregrine, juvenile Ringed Plover, 2 Dunlin.
- Mon 21 September 2020
A Wigeon, 2 Shoveler, a Little Egret, juvenile Peregrine, a Knot arrived 1205, a juvenile Dunlin, a Common Sand, 7 Snipe, ad Yellow-l-Gull (present most days recently), 50 Swallows through, a Yellow Wagtail S and the first Rock Pipit of the year.
- 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. […]