4 Mute Swans, 25 Mandarins, 188 Mallard, 10+ Gadwall, 5 Teal, 120 Tufteds, a juv Pochard, Little Egret, 21 GCGrebes included a pair with two young and a pair sitting as did the 8 Little Grebes, Osprey on & off all morning with a report of a second bird, a juv Red Kite, c40 Swifts, Kingfisher, party of five Willow Tits, Reed & Sedge Warblers still and late morning a juvenile Wheatear on the island; only the third this year.
- Tues 20 August 2019
2 Mute Swans, 22 Mandarins, 2 Gadwall, 2 Teal, 111 Tufteds, 2 Pochard, 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, […]
- Mon 19 August 2019
4 Mute Swans, 122 Tufteds, Pochard, Little Egret, 63 Lapwings, 2 C.Snipe, 5 Whimbrel high over the res drifted west at 1115 and another was heard distantly at 1245, c25 Swifts, c20 Sand Martins, c100 House Martins, Spotted Flycatcher in the car park. A Tree Pipit over the main car park late afternoon was our […]