2 Mute Swans, 4 Mandarins, 9 Tufteds, 3 Little Egrets, 6 Black-tailed Godwits resting on the west bank (different group to last Friday’s birds), 146 gulls of five species loafing/bathing on the west bank comprised of 98 BHGulls, 41 LBBGulls, 3 Common Gulls (2 ads and a fresh juvenile), 2 Herring Gulls and 2 Yellow-l-Gulls (the usual adult plus a juvenile), 3 Common Terns.
- Wed 9 October 2019
Juv Mute Swans, drake Pochard, Common Sand on the dam wall still, ad Yellow-l-Gull, 10 Swallows, 2 Chiffchaffs.
- Tues 8 October 2019
3 Mute Swans, 210 Greylags & 36 Canadas, 8 Gadwall, a Shoveler, 50 Tufteds, 38 Cormorants, 13 GCGrebes, male Peregrine, a late Common Sandpiper on the dam wall ( and yes, I checked it), ad Yellow-l-Gull, 3 Common Gulls, 12 Swallows, 5 House Martins, a late Sand Martin, 3 Chiffchaffs. At Highoredish 0830-1030; 515 Redwings, […]
- 8/10/19 News
CARSINGTON WATER A small juv. Skua was found on the water off Paul Stanley Hide in poor conditions mid-afternoon on 7th Oct by Simon Roddis. It was initially identified as an ArctIc Skua but when photos of the bird were later posted on Social Media alarm bells started to ring and the bird was re-identified […]