Pair of Pintail still, drake Pochard, 10 Tufteds, 2 Goldeneye, 4 Goosander, a Red Kite reported to me to the north of the recording area, 5 Oystercatchers, single Raven and the Twite still with the Linnet flock ranging up & down the west bank, best looked for by scanning through them when they perch up. In the gull roost 2ndW Caspian & 1stW Yellow-l-Gull with a juv Glaucous Gull that was constantly harassed by two Herring Gulls and may not have stayed. No sign of yesterday’s Iceland Gull.
- Tues 19 November 2019
5 Shoveler, 2 Gadwall, 18 Tufteds, 1stW drake Goldeneye, 1 Water Rail, 33 Coots, Willow Tit and a Chiffchaff. For a body of water as large as Ogston the wildfowl totals are really poor, probably as a result of winter sailing and the continuing extensions to the fishing season at a critical time when numbers […]
- Mon 18 November 2019
4 Mute Swans flew SE, 3 Shoveler, 3 Goldeneye, Water Rail, 6 Little Grebes, 1 Raven, 45 Starlings NW, 2 Willow Tits, Grey Wagtail & c15 Lesser Redpolls.
- News 18/11/19
WHOOPER SWANS A small movement this weekend with on Nov. 16th 26 flying E at Ogston Res., 36 flew N over Carr Vale DWT Reserve , 11 at North Wingfield, 10 at Dove Holes Quarry, 20 at Abbey Hill Floods, 6 on floodwater at Swarkestone and 11 on floodwater along Wilne Lane, Church Wilne. This […]