Four members attended this month’s work party in showery but mild conditions. The west ditch was cleared as planned, Buddleia pruned (all four), and various areas cleared of dead vegetation. See the separate post for the wildlife sightings.
- Tues 4 August 2020
2 Egyptian Geese, 317 Canada & 235 Greylag Geese, 5 Mandarins, a Teal, 146 Tufteds, Little Egret, 6 Little Grebes, Osprey late afternoon, 1 Oystercatcher, 5 LRPlovers inc four chicks still, 1 Common Sand, 87 LBBGulls, 4 Herring Gulls, ad Yellow-l-Gull, 3 ad Common Terns, c70 Swifts, Kingfisher, Willow Tit, 12 Chiffchaffs, 2 Willow Warblers.
- Mon 3 August 2020
2 Egyptian Geese (just, see Peregrine), 2 Mandarins, 2 Shoveler, 4 Gadwall, 159 Tufted Ducks (a record count here), a Pochard, Osprey (same bird as Thurs) at 0945 & 1255 departing NW on both occasions, a large juv female Peregrine almost took out one of the Egyptian Geese pair behind the west bank (absolute scenes), […]
- 27/12/19 News
MAM TOR The Snow Bunting still present on Dec 25th. CHURCH WILNE WATER SKI PIT The Black Necked Grebe still present on Dec 26th. On Dec 24th 2 Little Grebes, 5 Great Crested Grebes, 2 Cormorants, 8 Wigeon, 7 Gadwall, 20 Pochard, 104 Tufted Duck, 2 Goldeneye, 250 Coot and single Common and Herring Gulls. […]