Author Archives: Tim Sexey

10 December 2018

Nothing reported from earlier in the day. The last hour or so on the west bank revealed 2x 1stW Yellow-l-Gulls in a sizeable roost, 2 Goldeneye, 2 Goosander and c 40 Redwings.

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9 December 2018

3 Mute Swans, 2 Greylags, 24 Tufteds, drake Pochard, 4 Goldeneye, drake Goosander, 26 GCGrebes, 2 Kingfishers. 6 Whooper Swans arrived late afternoon (2 juveniles) but little of interest in the roost.

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7 December 2018

3 Mute Swans, 4 Gadwall, 20 Tufteds, drake Pochard, 3 Goldeneye, fem Goosander, 3 Buzzards, Sparrowhawk, Kingfisher, Raven, Grey Wag.

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6 December 2018

4 Gadwall, 3 Goldeneye, 2 Goosander, ad Yellow-l-Gull and a 1stW in the roost with a 1stW Caspian Gull, c50 Fieldfares south in one flock, 2 Willow Tits, 9 Linnets & 4 Redpolls

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5 December 2018

Couple of highlights today with two adult Bewick’s Swans found mid-morning in Chapel Bay and still present at dusk and a Grey Plover sleeping on the west bank at 1120 which soon took flight and was lost in the murk … Continue reading

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4 December 2018

3 Mute Swans, 29 Greylag & 7 Canada Geese, 6 Gadwall, 15 Tufteds, drake Pochard, 2 Goldeneye, drake Goosander, 36 GC & 5 Little Grebes, usual adult Yellow-l-Gull, in the roost 4 Caspian Gulls (1st, 2nd & 3rdW plus an … Continue reading

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3 December 2018

3 Mute Swans, 6 Gadwall, drake Pochard, 2 Goldeneye, a good number of large gulls again this morning included the 2ndW Glaucous and three Yellow-l-Gulls ( the regular adult present since July that usually moves on in November and 2x1stW), … Continue reading

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2 December 2018

3 Goldeneye, drake Pochard and a Chiffchaff. No news on the roost but good numbers of gulls this morning included the 2ndW Glaucous, 3 Caspian Gulls (2x1stW & 2ndW) and a 1stW Yellow-l-Gull.

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1 December 2018

In the roost 2ndW Glaucous Gull, 1stW Caspian Gull and an adult Yellow-l-Gull. Only other report was of a drake Goosander.

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30 November 2018

A female Pintail off the west bank and at least 3 Goldeneye (two drakes). In the gull roost 2ndW Glaucous Gull (actually in from 1330) plus adult & 1stW Yellow-l-Gulls.

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