5 Shoveler, 2 Gadwall, 18 Tufteds, 1stW drake Goldeneye, 1 Water Rail, 33 Coots, Willow Tit and a Chiffchaff. For a body of water as large as Ogston the wildfowl totals are really poor, probably as a result of winter sailing and the continuing extensions to the fishing season at a critical time when numbers should be building up.
- Thurs 9 July 2020
2 Egyptian Geese, 3 Mandarins, 8 Common Scoters (3 drakes) in the morning with just a pair left later in the day, 1 Little Egret, 48 Cormorants, 2 broods of three GCGrebes, 4+ Oystercatchers, 11 LRPlovers (one juv), 1 Dunlin, 1 Common Sand, 4 Curlews NW, 17 vocal Black-tailed Godwits at 1720 dropped in onto […]
- Wed 8 July 2020
2 Egyptian Geese, 10 Mandarins including a new brood of five, 74 Tufteds Ducks, a Goosander, a Little Egret, a Sparrowhawk, 4+ Oystercatchers, 9 LRPlovers (one juv), 2 Common Sands, 3 Curlews, ad Common Gull, 8 Common Terns (2 juvs on the raft still), Kingfisher, Willow Tit, 6 Siskins.
- 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. […]