A surprise in the form of 9 Red-crested Pochard (4 drakes), only the tenth record here smashing the previous best count of three on 8 Sep 2016. Also 2 Mute Swans, 58 Greylags, 53 Canadas, 3 Wigeon, 5 Pochard (3 drakes), 5 Goldeneye, 3 Goosander, Kingfisher, 2 Willow Tits and the Twite still. Later adult Caspian and 1stW Yellow-l-Gulls in the roost.
- 20 July 2019
adult Mediterranean gull, adult Yellow-Legged Gull, Little Egret, Oystercatcher, 3 Mute Swan.
- 18 July 2019
Black-Tailed Godwit, 2 Little Egret, adult Yellow-Legged Gull, Peregrine, 3 Herring Gull. 22 Lesser Black-Backed Gull, 31 Black-Headed Gull, Oystercatcher, 2 Common Tern, 4 Little Grebe, female Gadwall+9 young, 7 Mandarin, 106 Coot, 65 Tufted Duck.
- News 11/7/19
ELTON COMMON Still up to 3 male Quail “singing” 4-10th July. OGSTON RESERVOIR An Osprey and 3 Avocets on 4th July with the Osprey again present on 6/7th July. Two drake Common Scoters on 10th July with a Goosander and a Hobby on 6th July. A Whimbrel on 9th July with a Black Tailed Godwit […]