Sunday, 31 August 2014

Bird News - Sunday 31st August 2014

Lagoon 4 - 1 Dunlin, 1 Greenshank and 3 Ruff 

Lagoon 3 - 3 Green Sandpipers 

Lagoon 2 - 1 Greenshanks also Bittern dropped in this morning 

Lagoon 1 - 7 Ruff1 Greenshank, 1 Wood Sandpiper still, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Green SandpipersMarsh Harrier still and 3 Garganey still

Saturday, 30 August 2014

Bird News - Saturday 30th August 2014

Lag 4 - 3 Dunlin, 5 Ruff, 1 Greenshank, 1 Mediterranean Gull this afternoon and 2 Common Sandpipers

Lag 3 - 2 Green sandpipers

Lag 1 - 5 Ruff, 1 Wood Sandpiper still, 2 Green Sandpipers, 4 Garganey still, 1 Dunlin, 1 Whinchat from Harrier Hide and Marsh Harrier still

South Arm 3 - 2 Black Terns

Friday, 29 August 2014

Bird News - Friday 29th August 2014

Dam - Red-necked Grebe still today showing well also 1 Turnstone 

Manton Bay - 2 Black Terns still and Spotted Crake still from Waderscrape Hide today generally showing well

Thursday, 28 August 2014

Bird News - Thursday 28th August 2014

Lagoon 4 - Marsh Harrier flew over 

Manton Bay - 1 Ruff, 1 Common Sandpiper and Spotted Crake still showing will this morning then generally illusive this afternoon/evening 

Dam - Red-necked Grebe still at the North End mainly during the morning and then toward the South End

Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Bird News - Wednesday 27th August 2014

Lagoon 5 - 1 Greenshanks and 1 Common Sandpiper still 

Lagoon 4 - 2 Curlew Sandpipers (found) all day today, 2 Greenshanks, Little Stint still, but then flew off south this afternoon (but could easily be still around), 2 Common Sandpipers, 8+ Dunlin, Med Gull briefly this afternoon, 3 Little Gulls and 1 Black-tailed Godwit

Lagoon 2 - 1 Greenshank and 1 Green Sandpiper

Lagoon 1 - 1 Marsh Harrier still, 3 Garganey and 3 Ruff

South Arm 3 - 3 Greenshanks, 2 Ruff, 1 Green Sandpiper and 1 Wood Sandpiper still

Tuesday, 26 August 2014

Bird News - Tuesday 26th August 2014

Lagoon 4 - 8+ Dunlin, 3 Ruff early morning only then flew to Lagoon 1, 2 Common Sandpipers, 1 Green Sandpiper briefly, 3 Greenshanks, Little Stint (juvenile) still, Sanderling (juvenile) early morning only and 1 Curlew Sandpiper (found) (juvenile) this afternoon/evening, Bar-tailed Godwit this afternoon then flew off and 1 Wheatear

Lagoon 1 - 4 Ruff and 1 Marsh Harrier

Dam - Red-necked Grebe (Steve Lister) (summer plumage) also 2 Sandwich Terns and 1 Little Gull

Monday, 25 August 2014

Bird News - Monday 25th August 2014

Lagoon 4 - Little Stint, 6 Dunlin, 3 Greenshanks, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper and 1 Ruff

Manton Bay - Spotted Crake still from Waderscrape Hide today and showed particularly well this morning 1 Whinchat still, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Greenshank, 2 Ruff and 4 Dunlin 

North Arm - Little Gull (juvenile), 3 Ruff, 2 Common Sandpipers, 1 Green Sandpiper and 1 Greenshank

Sunday, 24 August 2014

Bird News - Sunday 24th August 2014

Lagoon 4 - 4 Dunlin, 2 Common Sandpipers, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Greenshanks and 3 Ruff 

Lagoon 1 - 1 Greenshank and 1 Green Sandpiper 

Manton Bay - Spotted Crake still showing well from Waderscrape Hide also 1 Ruff, 1 Greenshanl, 1 Wood Sandpiper, 4 Green Sandpipers, 1 Common Sandpieper, 3 Black-tailed Godwits still and 1 Whinchat still

Saturday, 23 August 2014

Bird News - Saturday 23rd August 2014

Lagoon 1 - Marsh Harrier still 

Manton Bay - Spotted Crake today from Waderscrape Hide first seen at 12:45 and present till at least 19:15 after being first thought to be a Water Rail also 2 Whinchats (Shallow Water Hide), 2 Ruff, 3 Black-tailed Godwits, 4 Common  Sandpipers and Metiterranean Gull roosted

Friday, 22 August 2014

Bird News - Friday 22nd August 2014

Lagoon 1 - Marsh Harrier still, 1 Greenshank, 2 Green Sandpipers and 4 Garganey

North Arm - Black-necked Grebe still

Manton Bay - 1 Wood Sandpiper still

Thursday, 21 August 2014

Bird News - Thursday 21st August 2014

Lagoon 5 - 1 Greenshank, 1 Ruff and 2 Common Sandpipers still

North Arm - 1 Greenshank still, 2 Common Sandpipers and 1 Black-necked Grebe still

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Bird News - Wednesday 20th August 2014

Lag 5 - 3 Greenshanks still, 2 Ruff and 2 Common Sandpipers

Lag 4 - 3 Dunlin now

Lag 2 - 1 Green Sandpiper

Lag 1 - 1 Greenshank

Wet Meadow - 1 Marsh Harrier still

Tuesday, 19 August 2014

Bird News - Tuesday 19th August 2014

Lagoon 5 - 5 Greenshanks 

Lagoon 4 - 2 Common Sandpipers, 2 Dunlin and 1 Black-tailed Godwits 

Lagoon 2 - 4 Green Sandpipers 

North Arm - 5 Red-crested Pochard, 1 Greenshanks and 1 Black-tailed Godwit (Dickinson's Bay) also 1 Black-necked Grebe still

Manton Bay - 4 Common Sandpipers, 4 Green Sandpipers, 1 Ruff, 2 Dunlin and 1 Wood Sandpiper still

Monday, 18 August 2014

Bird News - Monday 18th August 2014

North Arm - 1 Black-necked Grebe (found) this afternoon and 1 Common Sandpiper

Sunday, 17 August 2014

Bird News - Sunday 17th August 2014

Lagoon 4 - 1 Marsh Harrier flew over (early morning), 1 Dunlin, 1 Mediteranean Gull and 2 Black-tailed Godwits

Thursday, 14 August 2014

Bird News - Thursday 14th August 2014

Lagoon 4 - 4 Dunlin and 1 Common Sandpiper

Lagoon 2 - 1 Green Sandpiper

Lagoon 1 - 1 Greenshank, 1 Common Sandpiper and 3 Green Sandpipers

Manton Bay - 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank and 4 Common Sandpipers still

Wednesday, 13 August 2014

Bird News - Wednesday 13th August 2014

Manton Bay - 3 Green Sandpipers, 9 Common Sandpipers and 1 Wood Sandpiper still

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Bird News - Tuesday 12th August 2014

Lagoon 4 - 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Dunlin and 1 Ruff

Lagoon 1 - 2 Green Sandpipers and 1 Common Sandpiper

North Arm - 1 Common Sandpiper

Sunday, 10 August 2014

Bird News - Sunday 10th August 2014

Lagoon 4 - 4 Dunlin, 1 Ruff, 1 Little Gull and Med Gull roosted

Lagoon 1 - 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Knot and 1 Garganey

Wednesday, 6 August 2014

Tuesday, 5 August 2014

Bird News - Tuesday 5th August 2014

Lagoon 4 - 6 Dunlin and 2 Common Sandpipers still

Lagoon 2 - 5 Green Sandpipers still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Ruff1 Common Sandpiper1 Greenshank and Bittern flew over

Monday, 4 August 2014

Bird News - Monday 4th August 2014

Lagoon 4 - 6 Dunlin and 2 Common Sandpipers still

Lagoon 2 - 5 Green Sandpipers still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Ruff, 1 Common Sandpiper and  1 Greenshank

Sunday, 3 August 2014

Bird News - Sunday 3rd August 2014

Lagoon 4 - 6 Dunlin and 1 Common Sandpiper

Lagoon 3 - 2 Red-crested Pochards

Lagoon 2 - 6 Green Sandpipers still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Garganey still, 1 Ruff, 1 Black-tailed Godwit and 2 Greenshanks

North Arm - 1 Greenshank

Friday, 1 August 2014

Bird News - Friday 1st August 2014

Lagoon 3 - Scaup (female)

Lagoon 2 - 2 Garganey, 6 Green Sandpipers still and 2 Ruff