Category Archives: Ogston Daily Report

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25 April 2018

Single Mute Swan, 4 Mandarins, 7 Gadwall, 2 Tufteds, 3 Goosander (one drake), 3 Oystercatchers, 2 Whimbrel on the small island in front of the Hide from early morning till midday at least must have been very tired refusing to … Continue reading

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24 April 2018

Mute Swan, 7 Gadwall, first Mallard brood of ten, 6 Tufteds, drake Goosander flew NW, first Little Egret of the year, 9 Buzzards, 3 Sparrowhawks, 2 Oystercatchers, a LRPlover, a Raven, 4 Sedge & 2 Reed Warblers, single Whitethroat & … Continue reading

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23 April 2018

A Mute Swan, a Mandarin, 7 Gadwall, 2 drake Shoveler, 15 Tufteds, a LRPlover, a Curlew through, a Whimbrel briefly at 1027, Willow Warblers, Chiffchaffs & Blackcaps now joined by at least 4 Sedgies, 2 Reed Warblers, 2 Lesser Whitethroats … Continue reading

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22 April 2018

A Grey Partridge in the area of the car park was a surprise, though unfortunately probably points to failed breeding locally. Also 2 LRPlovers, a Common Tern, the first Reed Warbler with 4 Sedge Warblers and 2 Lesser Whitethroats.

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21 April 2018

After Thursday’s near-miss the highlight today was Ogston’s fourth record of Common  Crane, one flew high NE between 1118 & 1123. Also ten C.Buzzards, 4 Sparrowhawks, 2 LRPlovers, a Common Tern, the first Swift, two SedgeWarblers ( also the first) … Continue reading

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20 April 2018

A quiet morning, felt like mid-summer. A LRPlover, increase in Blackcaps and the Lesser Whitethroat singing and showing well early morning around the car park just about sums it up.

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18 April 2018

A nice drake Red-crested Pochard was off the west bank, only the ninth record for here. Also 5+ Mandarins, 13 Gadwall, 4 Teal, drake Shoveler, 22 Tufteds, c10 C. Buzzards, 2/3 Sparrowhawks, 3 Kestrels, 6 Oystercatchers, single LRPlover, Curlew heard, … Continue reading

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18 April 2018

A Little Tern arrived at 0900 and performed well in front of the car park, being present up to 1500 at least. This is the 27th record for Ogston and the earliest by seven days. Also a Mute Swan, 6+ … Continue reading

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17 April 2018

Late news concerning the third Osprey of the spring through on Thursday afternoon (12th), 5 Mandarins, 6 Gadwall, 8 Tufteds, fem Goldeneye, 5 GCGrebes, 4 Oystercatchers, 2 Lapwings, 2 Curlews, 7 Herring Gulls through, 2 Willow Tits, 2 Blackcaps, first … Continue reading

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16 April 2018

Mute Swan, 6+ Mandarins, 2 Gadwall, few Teal still,  31 Tufteds, 3 Goldeneye (one drake), fem Goosander, 5 GC & one Little Grebe, four Sparrowhawks, 4 Oystercatchers, 1 LRPlover, first Common Sandpiper on the dam wall, 1 Curlew, year’s first … Continue reading

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