Category Archives: Ogston Daily Report
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
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
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
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