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Drake Garganey, 5 Ringed Plover, Common Sand, 2 Common tern, 2 Mandarin Male+Fem 4 Oystercatcher, 6 Gadwall
A full complement of 10 members enjoyed a warm evening in Clumber Park. Beginning in Hardwick Village, the group first heard a Cuckoo calling and then were incredibly lucky to see it posing at the top of a bush, long … Continue reading
2 Greenshank, Curlew, Dunlin, Redshank, 2 Common Tern 4 Oystercatcher, Marsh Harrier appeared to roost in reeds at 20.30.
41 Greylags, 14 Mandarins, drake Wigeon, 12 Gadwall, 4 Goldeneye, 2 Sparrowhawks, 4 Oystercatchers, 34 Lapwings, 24 Stock Doves, Kingfisher, Willow Tit, 2 Chiffchaffs, Twite still with Linnets, 3 Tree Sparrows and 2 Bramblings behind the dam wall. In the … Continue reading
38 Canada & 29 Greylag Geese, 10 Gadwall, just 4 Tufteds, 5 Goldeneye, 8 C.Buzzards, 4 Oystercatchers, a Snipe, 2 Ravens. In the gull roost 4thW Iceland Gull, ad ‘Viking’ Gull and 2ndW Caspian Gull.
Drake Wigeon, 15 Gadwall, 4+ Goldeneye, 4 Oystercatchers, 5 Snipe & the Twite still present with Linnets though proving more difficult to see. Later in the roost an adult Mediterranean Gull.
The Kumlien’s Gull arrived early and showed well at the south end of the reservoir before inexplicably heading off south with about ten other large gulls at 1645. The Glaucous/Herring hybrid roosted and earlier in the day the 2ndW Glaucous … Continue reading
An adult Iceland Gull in the roost had been at Poolsbrook earlier and looked like a Kumlien’s Gull, also the adult Glaucous/Herring Gull hybrid again. Additionally 12 Gadwall, 2 Pintail, 3 Goldeneye, 15 Goosander, 6 Little Grebes, 6 Oystercatchers, 327 … Continue reading
6 Pochard (4 drakes), 3 Goldeneye (2 drakes), 8 Goosander (3 drakes), single Raven, c30 Fieldfares, Twite still with c85 Linnets. Behind the dam wall no Dippers but 3 Tree Sparrows on feeders, c45 Siskins, Kingfisher & Grey Wagtail. Later … Continue reading
20 Gadwall, 7 Pochard (4 drakes), 7 Goosander (6 drakes), 2 (possibly 3) Chiffchaffs and the Twite still present though elusive.