Author Archives: Tim Sexey

Tues 20 August 2019

2 Mute Swans, 22 Mandarins, 2 Gadwall, 2 Teal, 111 Tufteds, 2 Pochard, the Little Grebes in Chapel Bay have two small chicks, regular Osprey 0840-0930 at least then left SW ( present off & on since 8 Aug), 8 … Continue reading

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Mon 19 August 2019

4 Mute Swans, 122 Tufteds, Pochard, Little Egret, 63 Lapwings, 2 C.Snipe, 5 Whimbrel high over the res drifted west at 1115 and another was heard distantly at 1245, c25 Swifts, c20 Sand Martins, c100 House Martins, Spotted Flycatcher in … Continue reading

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Sun 18 August 2019

Same Osprey, juv f. Peregrine, Hobby, c45 Swifts, 142 Tufteds ( again, a new site record), juv Pochard, Raven & Whitethroat.

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Sat 17 August 2019

Regular Osprey, juv Pochard, Hobby, ad Common Gull, Raven, Little Egret, c25 Sand Martins & c120 Swifts.

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Fri 16 August 2019

Regular Osprey, Little Egret, juv Pochard, c20 Swifts, Common Sand, c15 Sand Martins, ad Yellow-l-Gull.

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Thurs 15 August 2019

An excellent day for raptors; an Osprey present early morning proved to be the individual present intermittently for the previous seven days. At 0920 it was harassed by a cream-crown Marsh Harrier for five minutes. The Marsh Harrier seemed to … Continue reading

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Wed 14 August 2019

4 Mute Swans, 25 Mandarins, 188 Mallard, 10+ Gadwall, 5 Teal, 120 Tufteds, a juv Pochard, Little Egret, 21 GCGrebes included a pair with two young and a pair sitting as did the 8 Little Grebes, Osprey on &  off … Continue reading

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Tues 13 August 2019

4 Mute Swans, 4 Shelduck, 28 Mandarins, 12 Gadwall, 120+ Tufteds, Little Egret, Osprey from 0900-10 at least (for its sixth day), ad Yellow-l-Gull, 63 BHGulls through, c30 Swifts, c110 House Martins & c80 Goldfinches.

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Tues 13 August 2019

4 Mute Swans, 4 Shelduck this afternoon, 28 Mandarins, 12 Gadwall, 120+ Tufteds, Little Egret, Osprey from 0900-10 at least (same one last six days), ad Yellow-l-Gull, 63 BHGulls through a.m, c30 Swifts, c110 House Martins & c80 Goldfinches.

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Mon 12 August 2019

4 Mute Swans, 6 Mandarins, female Gadwall with six young, 132 Tufteds ( this is I believe the best count ever here, beating 131 on 12 Jan 2003. Best counts in recent years have been of the moulting flock in … Continue reading

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