Friday, 22 September 2017

Bird News - Friday 22nd September 2017

Lagoon 3 - 1 American Wigeon still

North Arm - 1 Little Stint still and 1 Red-necked Grebe still

Thursday, 21 September 2017

Bird News - Thursday 21st September 2017

Lagoon 4 - 2 Greenshanks, 1 Ruff and 1 Dunlin

Lagoon 3 - 4 Green Sandpipers, 1 Greenshank and 1 Marsh Harrier

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still

South Arm 3 - 1 Black Tern, 2 Great White Egrets and 1 Marsh Harrier

North Arm - 1 Little Stint, 1 Greenshank, 2 Ruff and 4 Dunlin

Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Bird News - Tuesday 19th September 2017

Lagoon 4 - 2 Greenshanks, 3 Ruff and 9 Dunlin still

Lagoon 3 - 2 Bitterns still, 2 Marsh Harriers still, 4 Green Sandpipers and 1 Garganey

Lagoon 2 - 1 American Wigeon (drake) still also 1 Bar-tailed Godwit and 1 Red-crested Pochard

North Arm - 1 Black-necked Grebe still, 1 Black Tern, 1 Little Stint and 1 Curlew Sandpiper

South Arm - 1 Black Tern and 2 Common Sandpipers

South Arm 3 - 1 Common Sandpiper

Manton Bay - 1 Ruff

Monday, 18 September 2017

Bird News - Monday 18th September 2017

Lagoon 4 - 2 Greenshanks still, 1 Ruff still also 1 Great White Egret flew over

Sunday, 17 September 2017

Bird News - Sunday 17th September 2017

Lagoon 4 - 5 Little Stints this evening also 10 Dunlin, 3 Greenshanks, 7 Ruff and 1 Common Sandpiper

Lagoon 3 - 1 Jack Snipe this evening

Saturday, 16 September 2017

Bird News - Saturday 16th August 2017

Lagoon 4 - 2 Knot, 4 Dunlin, 6 Ruff, 2 Greenshanks also 1 Little Stint (this evening only)

Lagoon 3 - 2 Green Sandpipers, 2 Marsh Harriers, 3 Dunlin and 1 Bittern

Lagoon 2 - 1 American Wigeon (drake) still

Lagoon 1 - 2 Great White Egrets

South Arm 3 - 2 Black Terns (juveniles) still

Manton Bay - 1 Green Sandpiper and 2 Dunlin

North Arm - 1 Greenshank

Thursday, 14 September 2017

Bird News - Thursday 14th September 2017

Lagoon 4 - 3 Dunlin, 2 Greenshanks and 1 Ruff this evening

Lagoon 2 - 1 American Wigeon still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still

North Arm - 1 Black-necked Grebe still

South Arm 3 - 4 Black Terns (juvs)

South Arm 2 - 1 Little Gull (adult) this morning

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Bird News - Tuesday 12th September 2017

Lagoon 5 - 4 Greenshanks

Lagoon 4 - 1 Greenshank, 6 Dunlin and 4 Ruff

Lagoon 3 - 1 Greenshank, 4 Green Sandpiper, 1 Marsh Harrier and 2 Bitterns

Lagoon 2 - 1 American Wigeon (drake) still

Lagoon 1 - 3 Great White Egrets still

South Arm 3 - 3 Black Terns

South Arm 2 - 1 Green Sandpiper

North Arm - 1 Greenshank

Sunday, 10 September 2017

Bird News - Sunday 10th September 2017

Lagoon 4 - 7 Ruff, 4 Dunlin and 2 Greenshanks

Lagoon 2 - 1 American Wigeon still

Lagoon 1 - 3 Great White Egrets still, 2 Ruff and 1 Greenshank

South Arm 3 - 2 Black Terns, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Green Sandpiper and 1 Great White Egret this morning

North Arm - 2 Greenshanks, 1 Red-necked Grebe still, 1 Black Tern and 2 Black-necked Grebes still

Saturday, 9 September 2017

Bird News - Saturday 9th September 2017

Lagoon 4 - 1 Greenshank, 1 Green Sandpiper and 1 Ruff

North Arm - 2 Gannets (juveniles) flew through west this morning at 11:35 also 1 Greenshank, 2 Green Sandpipers, 2 Black-necked Grebes still, 1 Black Tern and 1 Garganey

Friday, 8 September 2017

Bird News - Friday 8th September 2017

Lagoon 2 - 1 American Wigeon still

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still, 1 Black Tern and 1 Garganey

Thursday, 7 September 2017

Wednesday, 6 September 2017

Bird News - Wednesday 6th September 2017

Lagoon 4 - 2 Greenshanks, 2 Ruff also 1 Mediterranean gull (adult) roosted this evening also 2 Great White Egrets flew over

Lagoon 3 - 1 Bittern1 Greenshank1 Green Sandpiper and 1 Common Sandpiper

North Arm - 1 Black Tern still and 1 Greenshank

Tuesday, 5 September 2017

Bird News - Tuesday 5th September 2017

Lagoon 4 - 2 Greenshanks still, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper and 2 Ruff

Lagoon 2 - 1 American Wigeon still

Lagoon 1 - 4 Great White Egrets still and 1 Green Sandpipers

North Arm - 1 Black Tern and 1 Whimbrel still

Sunday, 3 September 2017

Bird News - Sunday 3rd September 2017

Lagoon 4 - 1 Spotted Redshank still, 6 Dunlin still, 1 Green Sandpiper, 3 Greenshanks and 1 Great White Egret still

Lagoon 3 - 2 Bitterns now

Lagoon 2 - 1 American Wigeon still

Wet Meadow - 1 Green Sandpiper still this evening

Saturday, 2 September 2017

Bird News - Saturday 2nd September 2017

Lagoon 4 - 2 Great White Egrets still, 1 Spotted Redshank (not sure if this is one of the 2 from the North Arm or another individual) 2 Greenshanks, 3 Dunlin and 1 Green Sandpiper

Lagoon 3 - 2 Marsh Harriers, 3 Green Sandpipers and 1 Common Sandpiper

Lagoon 2 - 1 American Wigeon still and 1 Greenshank

Lagoon 1 - 1 Greenshank and 1 Marsh Harrier

North Arm - 2 Red-crested Pochards, 1 Ruff1 Little Gull, 2 Spotted Redshanks, 1 Whinchat, 1 Wheatear, 1 Whimbrel also 1 Red-necked Grebe still (off Barnsdale)

Friday, 1 September 2017

Bird News - Friday 1st September 2017

Lagoon 4 - 5 Dunlin

Lagoon 2 - 1 American Wigeon still and 1 Great White Egret still

North Arm - 2 Greenshanks, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Whimbrel, 2 Dunlin, 1 Ruff, 1 Garganey and 1 Wheatear

Thursday, 31 August 2017

Bird News - Thursday 31st August 2017

Lagoon 4 - 1 Marsh Harrier (flew over), 3 Greenshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Ruff, 8 Dunlin, 1 Sanderling still, 1 Little Gull and 2 Great White Egrets still

Lagoon 3 - 2 Green Sandpipers, 1 Bittern and 1 Great White Egret

Lagoon 2 - 1 American Wigeon still

Wet Meadow - 1 Greenshank and 1 Green Sandpiper

North Arm - 1 Wood Sandpiper still, 3 Dunlin and 1 Whimbrel

Wednesday, 30 August 2017

Bird News - Wednesday 30th August 2017

Lagoon 4 - 1 Sanderling

Lagoon 2 - 1 American Wigeon still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Bird News - Tuesday 29th August 20171

Lagoon 4 - 1 Great White Egret1 Arctic Tern (juvenile), 1 Green Sandpiper and 1 Greenshank

Lagoon 3 - 1 Common Sandpiper and 1 Bittern

Lagoon 2 - 1 American Wigeon (eclipse drake) from Grebe Hide (found mid afternoon)

Lagoon 1 - 1 Marsh Harrier and 2 Great White Egrets

North Arm - 1 Shag (juvenile on tern raft from 10:35-10:40 then flew low into the fishponds) also 1 Marsh Harrier, 6 Dunlin1 Wood Sandpiper still, 2 Ruff, 2 Green Sandpipers, 1 Whimbrel and 1 Red-necked Grebe still

Monday, 28 August 2017

Sunday, 27 August 2017

Saturday, 26 August 2017

Bird News - Saturday 26th August 2017

Lagoon 4 1 Green Sandpiper1 Greenshank and 2 Black-tailed Godwits

Lagoon 3 - 1 Bittern still, 1 Great White Egret and 1 Marsh Harrier

North Arm - 2 Ruff, 1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Whimbrel and 12 Dunlin

Friday, 25 August 2017

Thursday, 24 August 2017

Bird News - Thursday 24th August 2017

Lagoon 4 - 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Greenshanks, 4 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper also 1 Redstart (male) along the track west of Dunlin Hide

Lagoon 3 - 1 Garganey

North Arm - 1 Red-necked Grebe (summer plumage), 1 Wood Sandpiper, 3 Green Sandpipers, 2 Greenshanks, 2 Ruff, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Common Sandpiper and 5 Dunlin