2 Mute Swans, 22 Mandarins, 2 Gadwall, 2 Teal, 111 Tufteds, 2 Pochard, three groups of Goosanders each of 10-15 birds went through in the afternoon, the Little Grebes in Chapel Bay have two small chicks, regular Osprey 0840-0930 at least then left SW ( present off & on since 8 Aug), 8 Buzzards, Sparrowhawk, juv f. Peregrine, ‘brown’ Merlin over fields north of the res, ad Yellow-l-Gull, 20+ Swifts, Kingfisher, c 90 Goldfinches. The first vis-mig from Highoredish 0645-0745 yielded little; just 13 Swallows and a single Tree Sparrow.
- Sun 22 September 2019
Yesterday’s Great White Egret came in from the south at 0930 then at 1100 two more came in from the south, all three birds circled before the two new arrivals continued NE leaving the original bird. Also 7+ Blackcaps.
- Sat 21 September 2019
A Great White Egret was on the north bank, the first record this year. Also the Garganey still, 15 Buzzards, 2 Common Gulls, 3 Ravens and a Whitethroat.
- 16/9/19n News
WILLINGTON GP A Cattle Egret mid-morning on 16th Sept and also a Great White Egret again present. The Bittern was again seen on 14th Sept. The Cattle Egret will be a first site record although a claim of a Cattle Egret from here back in May has never been substantiated WYVER LANE A Spotted Crake […]