Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Bird News - Tuesday 30th September 2014

Lagoon 4 - Mediterranean Gull (1st Winter) roosted, 2 Ruff also 7 Ringed Plovers and 7 Dunlin (also in the North Arm)

Lagoon 3 - 2 Green Sandpipers still and Marsh Harrier still

Lagoon 2 - 2 Great-white Egrets still (also on Lagoon 4, Lagoon 1 and in the North Arm) also 1 Greenshank

Monday, 29 September 2014

Bird News - Monday 29th September 2014

Lagoon 4 - 1 Ruff and 1 Greenshank

Lagoon 3 - 3 Green Sandpipers, 1 Greenshank, 1 Marsh Harrier and 2 Great-white Egrets (found) to the left of Shoveler Hide between the small reed island and the main reedbed near Bittern Hide

Sunday, 28 September 2014

Bird News - Sunday 28th September 2014

North Arm - Ring-necked Duck drake still this morning briefly then flew out to main water also 2 Ruff and 1 Greenshank

Dam - Red-necked Grebe still

Friday, 26 September 2014

Bird News - Friday 26th September 2014

Lagoon 4 - 1 Ruff, 2 Greenshanks, 3 Dunlin and 8 Ringed Plovers

Lagoon 3 - 1 Stonechat still, 1 Greenshank and 2 Green Sandpipers

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still from Dickinson's Bay also Ring-necked Duck still in Burley Fishponds this morning

Thursday, 25 September 2014

Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Bird News - Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Lagoon 4 - 1 Dunlin also 7 Grey Plovers flew over (remarkable flock)

Lagoon 1 - Stonechat from Mallard Hide

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes from Dickinson's Bay

Dam - Red-necked Grebe still from the South End

Manton Bay - Great White Egret flew over West this morning

Monday, 22 September 2014

Sunday, 21 September 2014

Bird News - Sunday 21st September 2014

Lagoon 4 - 4 Ruff and 1 Greenshank  

Lagoon 3 - 4 Green Sandpipers

Lagoon 2 - 1 Green Sandpiper and 1 Black-tailed Godwit (also over Lagoon 1 and Lagoon 4)

Lagoon 1 - 1 Common Sandpiper and 2 Ruff

North Arm - 1 Scaup (female), 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Ruff and Little Gull

Friday, 19 September 2014

Bird News - Friday 19th November 2014

Lagoon 4 - 1 Little Stint still, 5 Ruff, 2 Greenshanks and 1 Mediterranean Gull roosted (orange ringed bird)

North Arm - 2 Red-crested Pochards and 1 Little Gull

Dam - Red-necked Grebe still and 8 Common Scoters then lost due to fog

Thursday, 18 September 2014

Bird News - Thursday 18th September 2014

Lagoon 4 - 6 Ruff and 5 Greenshanks

Lagoon 3 - 1 Bittern and 5 Green Sandpipers

Lagoon 1 - 3 Black-tailed Godwits

North Arm - 1 Little Gull this morning

Manton Bay - 1 Common Sandpiper still

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Bird News - Tuesday 16th September 2014

Lagoon 4 - 1 Little Stint this evening, 3 Greenshank and 2 ruff

Lagoon 1 - 1 Curlew Sandpiper (Rod Baker) this morning then no sign

Dam - Red-necked Grebe still

Manton Bay - 2 Red-crested Pochards

North Arm - 1 Red-crested Pochard (Dickinson's Bay)

Monday, 15 September 2014

Bird News - Monday 15th September 2014

Manton Bay - 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 1 Dunlin, 2 Green Sandpipers and 1 Common Sandpiper

Sunday, 14 September 2014

Bird News - Sunday 14th September 2014

Lagoon 4 - 2 Greenshanks and 2 Ruff

Lagoon 3 - 1 Marsh Harrier, 2 Green Sandpipers, 1 Greenshanks, 1 Ruff and 8 Red-crested Pochards still

Lagoon 2 - 1 Green Sandpiper

Lagoon 1 - 3 Ruff, 2 Green Sandpipers, 2 Black-tailed Godwits and 1 Marsh Harrier

Manton Bay - 1 Dunlin, 4 Green Sandpipers and 1 Common Sandpiper

Saturday, 13 September 2014

Bird News - Saturday 13th September 2014

Lagoon 4 - 2 Turnstones and 1 Greenshank

Lagoon 3 - 4 Red-crested Pochards, 3 Green Sandpipers and 1 Greenshank

Lagoon 1 - 1 Ruff and 1 Black-tailed Godwit

Manton Bay - Little Stint still though illusive, 1 Greenshank and 1 Green Sandpiper

Dam - Red-necked Grebe still

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Bird News - Wednesday 10th September 2014

Lagoon 3 - 8 Red-crested Pochards, 1 Dunlin, 2 Greenshanks, 1 Green Sandpiper and 1 Ruff

Lagoon 2 - 1 Green Sandpiper

Tuesday, 9 September 2014

Bird News - Tueday 9th September 2014

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

North Arm - 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Ruff and 1 Wheatear

Monday, 8 September 2014

Bird News - Monday 8th September 2014

Lagoon 4 - 2 Ruff and 2 Greenshanks

Lagoon 3 - Bittern today also Marsh Harrier also over Lag 1 and Lag 2 (green wing-tagged SI)

Lagoon 2 - Wryneck today from Grebe Hide above the kingfisher bank first seen this morning and showed well till this evening also 2 Green Sandpipers and 1 Greenshank

Sunday, 7 September 2014

Bird News - Sunday 7th September 2014

Lag 4 - 1 Whinchat today

Lag 3 - 1 Ruff, 1 Greenshank, 1 Green Sandpiper and 1 Red-crested Pochard

Lag 1 - 1 Garganey, 3 Green Sandpipers and 6 Ruff

South Arm 3 - 1 Wood Sandpiper still (Fieldfare Hide)

South Arm - 1 Common Sandpiper

Dam - Red-necked Grebe still

Saturday, 6 September 2014

Bird News - Saturday 6th September 2014

Lagoon 4 - 2 Dunlin, 1 Green Sandpiper and 1 Greenshank

Lagoon 3 - 1 Green Sandpiper and 1 Greenshank

Lagoon 2 - 2 Green Sandpipers

Lagoon 1 - 9 Ruff, 1 Wood Sandpiper still, 2 Black-tailed Godwits and 3 Green Sandpipers

Manton Bay - 3 Common Sandpipers

Wednesday, 3 September 2014

Bird News - Wednesday 3rd September 2014

Lagoon 4 - 1 Ruff and 1 Black-tailed Godwit still

Lagoon 3 - 3 Green Sandpipers still

Lagoon 2 - 2 Greenshanks

Lagoon 1 - Spotted Redshank (juvenile), 1 Ruff and Wood Sandpiper still

Dam - Red-necked Grebe still midway today

Tuesday, 2 September 2014

Bird News - Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Lagoon 4 - 2 Black-tailed Godwits, 1 Ruff, 1 Sanderling (this afternoon only), 2 Greenshanks, 2 Common Sandpipers, 3 Dunlin and 2 Little Gulls today (1 1st summer this morning and 1 adult this afternoon) 

Lagoon 3 - Bittern still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Wood Sandpiper still

Monday, 1 September 2014

Bird News - Monday 1st September 2014

Lagoon 4 - 4 Dunlin, 2 Greenshanks and 1 Ruff

Lagoon 3 - 3 Green Sandpipers

Lagoon 1 - Wood Sandpiper still and 3 Ruff

Dam - Red-necked Grebe still at the South End

North Arm - Black-necked Grebe still also 1 Black Tern