Category Archives: Ogston Daily Report

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Mon 23 March 2020

7 Shoveler, 2 Water Rails, 12 Curlews late afternoon, 3 Snipe, 4+ Sand Martins.

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Sun 22 March 2020

10 Mandarins, 3 Shoveler, 6 Goldeneye, 3 Goosander, two pair of Sparrowhawks displaying, 4 Oystercatchers, 4 Curlews , 61 Snipe ( again, flushed by a Sparrowhawk), 60 Common Gulls through including a leucistic 1stW, single Brambling.

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Sat 21 March 2020

2 Whooper Swans flew N at 0740, 2 drake Shoveler, a Wigeon, a Grey Partridge in the recording area, 2 Oystercatchers,a Little Ringed Plover briefly on the north bank, an increase in Chiffchaffs, fem. Brambling.

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Fri 20 March 2020

6 Mandarins, 13 Gadwall, 5 Shoveler, 6 Goldeneye, Water Rail still, 11 Little Grebes, a Red Kite NE 1523-28, 17 Common Buzzards, single Sparrowhawk & Kestrel, 4 Oystercatchers, 6 Curlews early morning, 40 Snipe flushed off the west bank by … Continue reading

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Thurs 19 March 2020

2 Shelduck, 14 Mandarins, 15 Gadwall, 26 Teal, drake Shoveler, 28 Tufteds, 7 Goldeneye, Water Rail, 11 GCGrebes, a good day for raptors with 3 Kestrels,2 Sparrowhawks, a site record 26 Common Buzzards (presumably some migrants involved) as well as … Continue reading

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Wed 18 March 2020

4 Mandarins, 9 Gadwall, 15 Teal, 5 Goldeneye, Water Rail, 4 Oystercatchers, 18 Snipe, 2 Willow Tits, 6 Chiffchaffs,  2 female Bramblings – both with full tails.

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Mon 16 March 2020

15 Curlews late afternoon and a tail-less female Brambling on the feeders.

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Tues 17 March 2020

10 Mandarins, 8 Gadwall, drake Shoveler, 21 Tufteds, 5 Goldeneye, 8 Little Grebes, 4 Sparrowhawks, 3 Kestrels, a Red Kite high west at 1340, 2+ Oystercatchers, 3 Lapwings, 2 Curlews (a.m), 3 Snipe, 10 Fieldfares NE, 20 Redwings, 2 Willow … Continue reading

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Sun 15 March 2020

4 Goldeneye, 17 Snipe & 2 Bramblings.

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Sat 14 March 2020

19 Whooper Swans until 0945 when they departed NW, 4 Mandarins, 3 drake Shoveler, 3 Goldeneye, 4 Goosander, 11 Curlews, several Chiffchaffs, flocks of 35 & 110 Redwings, 2 Bramblings.

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