Highlights included single Greenshank 1 Jul then another 6-10 Jul joined by two more on the final day. All three had departed the following morning but another arrived at midday making the fifth for the month. A first-summer Hobby showed well on 2/3 Jul. The 12 July was an interesting day with the arrival of two Little Egrets (one remaining to this day), 5 Common Scoters ( four drakes), 3 Crossbills and in the evening four Black-t-Godwits. Fairly quiet otherwise with 1/2 Common Sands occasionally, plus sightings of Barn Owl & Kingfisher.
- 17 January 2020
15 Canada Geese plus Canada/Greylag hybrid, 5 Shoveler, 5 Pochard, 5 Goldeneye, single Goosander, 17 Grey Herons, 5+ Little Grebes, Sparrowhawk & 2 Willow Tits.
- 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 […]
- 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. […]