Category Archives: Ogston Daily Report
Another quiet day but good to see both Oystercatcher families surviving; two pairs with two large (& flying) young with the pair that bred on the south tern raft and a smaller single with the pair off of the Chapel … Continue reading
An Arctic Tern briefly this morning with 4 Common Terns in addition to the two pairs present recently. Little else of note.
2 Mute Swans, Mandarin broods of 5 & 9, 1 Gadwall, 3 Teal, 21 Tufteds, 12 GCGrebes, an adult Red Kite flew NNW 1110-19, 10 LRPlovers, Common Sand, 16 Long-tailed Tits.
3 Mute Swans, fem Mandarin with 6 young, 3 Teal, fem Gadwall, 21 Tufteds, 2 L. Grebes, 9 Oystercatchers inc 2+1 young, usual warblers etc.
3 Mute Swans, c120 Greylag & 130+ Canada Geese, 3 Teal, 10 Tufteds, 4 Common Terns & a family group of seven Ravens.
A Manx Shearwater was found mid-morning by Steve Mann and was present throughout the day, desperately avoiding the attentions of various large gulls. This potentially becomes Ogston’s 250th bird species subject to acceptance of this and May’s White Stork. The … Continue reading
2 Mute Swans, 135 Canada & 116 Greylag Geese including two broods of four young, 3 Gadwall, 3 Teal, 14 Tufteds, 24 Cormorants, 2 Sparrowhawks, Hobby, 6 Oystercatchers, 6 LRPlovers, a Ringed Plover, a Redshank and 3 Ravens including a … Continue reading
3 Mute Swans, two Mandarin broods of six young, 5+ Gadwall, 3 Teal, 11 Tufteds, drake Pochard, four Coot broods (6,5,3 & 2), 4 Oystercatchers inc two young, juv LBBGull & Willow Tit.
A male Honey Buzzard displayed over Carr Wood for 10-15 minutes at around 1145 before gaining height & heading south, putting on quite a display for the fortunate observers. Typically quiet otherwise; 3 Mute Swans, 5 Mandarins, 7+ Gadwall, pair … Continue reading
Little of note though 100+ Swifts still & a Skylark over the main car park was unseasonal here.