Category Archives: Ogston Daily Report

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Fri 13 March 2020

9 Gadwall, 3 Goldeneye, 4 Goosander, Water Rail, 10 Common Buzzards, 3 Sparrowhawks, juv fem Peregrine, 4 Oystercatchers, 4 Curlews, 1 Raven, 2+ Chiffchaffs, a trickle of Meadow Pipits NW/N, a Willow Tit, 2 fem Bramblings on the feeders-one minus … Continue reading

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Thurs 12 March 2020

4 Mandarins, 2 Gadwall, 24 Tufteds, 4 Goldeneye, 6 C.Buzzards, a Red Kite slowly S 1100-10, ad Peregrine, 4 Oystercatchers, 3 Curlews, c20 Snipe, 1 Willow Tit, 1 Chiffchaff, a Mipit NW and 2 fem.  Bramblings on the feeders.

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Wed 11 March 2020

2 Mute Swans, 2 Mandarins, 11 Teal, 4 Goldeneye, drake Goosander, 7 Buzzards, at least 4 Sparrowhawks, 5 Oystercatchers, 1 Raven, 3 Skylarks NW, a Sand Martin late morning left south after about 30 minutes (equals second earliest ever in … Continue reading

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Tues 10 March 2020

16 Greylag & 4 Canada Geese plus the hybrid, 6 Mandarins, 4 Gadwall, 18 Tufteds, Water Rail calling, 8 Buzzards, 2 Sparrowhawks, ad Peregrine,  4 Oystercatchers, a Snipe, a Chiffchaff, female Brambling on the feeders again.

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Mon 9 March 2020

A Shelduck, 5 Goldeneye, a Water Rail, Sparrowhawk, 4 Oystercatchers, 3 Chiffchaffs in the Carr Pond/west bank area, 2 Willow Tits, female Brambling on the feeders.

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Sun 8 March 2020

4 Goldeneye, 3 Goosander, 2 Ravens. A 2ndW Yellow-legged Gull in the roost.

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Sat 7 March 2020

21 occupied Grey Heron nests and 3 Curlews.

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Fri 6 March 2020

Highlight today was a male Hen Harrier that flew south down the res just after midday (1212) flushing everything in the process and coaxing ten of the local Buzzards up. This is Ogston’s tenth record following the ringtail that flew … Continue reading

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Thurs 5 March 2020

34 Greylag & 2 Canada Geese, c60 Pinkfeet flew W in the morning, 4 Mandarins, 12 Gadwall, 24 Tufteds, 8 Goldeneye (most so far this year), 14 Goosander roosted, a Water Rail, 8 GCGrebes, 4 Oystercatchers, 14 Curlews late evening, … Continue reading

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Wed 4 March 2020

4 Canada & 26 Greylag Geese, 4 Mandarins, 15 Gadwall, 4 Shoveler, 16 Tufteds, 2 Goldeneye, 15 Goosander, 8 GCGrebes, 4 Buzzards, Kestrel, 4 Oystercatchers, 3 Curlews, 12 Snipe, 3 Skylarks over, 18 Redwings, 2 Yellowhammers. Adult Viking Gull again … Continue reading

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