Monday, 31 March 2014

Sunday, 30 March 2014

Bird News - Sunday 30th March 2014

Lagoon 4 - 1 Dunlin

Lagoon 1 - 1 Swallow over

South Arm 3 - Red-crested Pochard still

Fieldfare Hide - Willow Warbler calling

Saturday, 29 March 2014

Bird News - Saturday 29th March 2014

Lagoon 4 - 2 Dunlin

Lagoon 3 - Little Gull still

Lagoon 1 - 3 Black-tailed Godwits

Wet Meadow - 1 Green Sandpiper

Friday, 28 March 2014

Bird News - Friday 28th March 2014

Lagoon 4 - 1 Mediterranean Gull (1st winter) roosted

Lagoon 3 - Little Gull

Lagoon 1 - Black-tailed Godwit still

South Arm 3 - Red-crested Pochard (drake)

North Arm - Black-necked Grebe still and Slavonian Grebe still

Wednesday, 26 March 2014

Bird News - Wednesday 26th March 2014

North Arm - 1 Long-tailed Duck still, 2 Black-necked Grebes and 1 Slavonian Grebe still

Tuesday, 25 March 2014

Bird News - Tuesday 25th March 2014

Lagoon 4 - 5 Dunlin and 10+ Ringed Plovers

Manton Bay - Whimbrel flew over also 1 Water Pipit (John Wright) flew past

Lapwing Hide - 1 Rock Pipit

Monday, 24 March 2014

Bird News - Monday 24th March 2014

Lagoon 4 - 5 Ringed Plovers, 4 Dunlin and 2 Avocets still

Lagoon 1 - Black-tailed Godwit still

Sunday, 23 March 2014

Bird News - Sunday 23rd March 2014

North Arm - 3 Long-tailed Ducks still, 1 Black-necked Grebe still and Red-breasted Merganser still also 8+ Bramblings roosted

Lagoon 1 - 1 Black-tailed Godwit still

Saturday, 22 March 2014

Bird News - Saturday 22nd March 2014

Lagoon 4 - 5 Dunlin, 2 Avocets and 8+ Ringed Plovers

Lagoon 1 - Black-tailed Godwit still

Dam - 1 Wheatear

North Arm - 3 Long-tailed Ducks still, Red-breasted Merganser still and Slavonian Grebe still also 7 Bramblings roosted

Friday, 21 March 2014

Bird News - Friday 21tst March 2014

South Arm 1 - Great Northern Diver still

North Arm - 2 Long-tailed Ducks still, Red-breasted Merganser (female) still and Slavonian Grebe still

Wednesday, 19 March 2014

Bird News - Wednesday 19th March 2014

Lagoon 4 - 1 Avocet still, 6 Dunlin, 8 Ringed Plovers also 1 Mediterranean Gull (1st winter) roosted

Lagoon 3 - Marsh Harrier still

North Arm - 14 Kittiwakes (Tim Appleton) this afternoon, but didn't hang around though also 3 Long-tailed Ducks still, 1 Slavonian Grebe still and Red-breasted Merganser also 12+ Bramblings roosted

Tuesday, 18 March 2014

Bird News - Tuesday 18th March 2014

Lagoon 5 - 1 Green Sandpiper

Lagoon 4 - 2 Ringed Plovers, 2 Dunlin and Smew (redhead) still

Lagoon 3 - 4 Red-crested Pochards and 1 Marsh Harrier (female)

Lagoon 1 - 1 Black-tailed Godwit still

South Arm 3 - 1 Scaup (female)

North Arm - 3 Long-tailed Ducks still and 1 Slavonian Grebe still

Monday, 17 March 2014

Bird News - Monday 17th March 2014

South Arm 1 - Great Northern Diver still

North Arm - 1 Long-tailed Ducks still

Sunday, 16 March 2014

Bird News - Sunday 16th March 2014

Lagoon 4 - 3 Dunlin, 8 Ringed Plovers still, 4 Avocets and 1 Smew (redhead) still

Lagoon 3 - 1 Garganey (drake) still

North Arm - 3 Long-tailed Ducks still, Slavonian Grebe still also 2 Swallows over and 12 Bramblings roosted

South Arm 3 - 3 Scaup (1 drake)

Saturday, 15 March 2014

Bird News - Saturday 15th March 2014

Lagoon 4 - 2 Avocets still, 1 Dunlin and 8 Ringed Plovers

Lagoon 3 - 3 Garganey (2 drakes)

Lagoon 2 - 3 Pink-footed Geese and 3 Sand Martins flew over

Lagoon 1 - Black-tailed Godwit still

South Arm 3 - Great Northern Diver still

North Arm - 3 Long-tailed Ducks still, 1 Black-necked Grebe still, 1 Slavonian Grebe still and 1 Sand Martin over this morning

Dam - Black Redstart still at the South End

Friday, 14 March 2014

Bird News - Friday 14th March 2014

South Arm 3 - Great Northern Diver still also Red-crested Pochard and 1 Black-necked Grebe

North Arm - 2 Long-tailed Ducks still, 1 Black-necked Grebe still and 1 Slavonian Grebe still

Dam - Black Redstart still at the South End

Wednesday, 12 March 2014

Bird News - Wednesday 12th March 2014

Lagoon 4 - 6+ Ringed Plovers, 12 Dunlin and 18 Whooper Swans

Lagoon 3 - Marsh Harrier (female)

North Arm - 9 Whooper Swans, 3 Long-tailed Ducks still, 4 Black-necked Grebes still and 1 Slavonian Grebe still also 17+ Bramblings roosted

Tuesday, 11 March 2014

Bird News - Tuesday 11th March 2014

Lagoon 4 - 2 Sand Martins this morning also 3 Avocets still and Smew (redhead) still

North Arm 3 Long-tailed Ducks still, 3 Black-necked Grebes still and Slavonian Grebe still

Dam - Black Redstart still at the South End

Monday, 10 March 2014

Bird News - Monday 10th March 2014

North Arm - 3 Long-tailed Ducks still, 4 Black-necked Grebes still and Slavonian Grebe still

Sunday, 9 March 2014

Bird News - Sunday 9th March 2014

Lagoon 4 - 3 Dunlin, 8 Ringed Plover, 2 Green Sandpiper and Smew (redhead) still

Lagoon 3 - 2 Avocets

Dam - Black Redstart still at the South End

Saturday, 8 March 2014

Bird News - Saturday 8th March 2014

Lagoon 4 - 2 Avocets, 5+ Ringed Plovers,  7 Whooper Swans (also in the North Arm this morning) and Smew (redhead) still

Lagoon 2 - 3 Red-crested Pochards (2 drakes)

Lagoon 1 - 1 Black-tailed Godwit still

North Arm - 3 Long-tailed Ducks still, 4 Black-necked Grebes still, 1 Slavonian Grebe still and
Great Northern Diver still also 18+ Bramblings roosted

Friday, 7 March 2014

Bird News - Friday 7th March 2014

North Arm - 1 Slavonian Grebe, 4 Black-necked Grebes still and 3 Long-tailed Ducks still also 17+ Bramblings roosted

Thursday, 6 March 2014

Bird News - Thursday 6th March 2014

North Arm - 1 Slavonian Grebe still, 4 Black-necked Grebes still and 3 Long-tailed Ducks still

Dam - Black Redstart still

Wednesday, 5 March 2014

Bird News - Wednesday 5th March 2014

North Arm - 3 Long-tailed Ducks still and 27 Whooper Swans briefly before flying off north west this evening

Tuesday, 4 March 2014

Bird News - Tuesday 4th March 2014

South Arm 3 - Great-northern Diver

Dam - Black Redstart still

North Arm - 3 Long-tailed Ducks and 4 Black-necked Grebes still

Saturday, 1 March 2014

Bird News - Saturday 1st March 2014

North Arm - 3 Long-tailed Ducks, 5 Black-necked Grebes still and 20+ Bramblings roosted

Dam - Great-northern Diver still also Black Redstart still