Friday, 31 October 2014

Bird News - Friday 31st October 2014

Lagoon 3 - Ring-necked Duck still and 3 Black-tailed Godwits still also Ferruginous Duck hybrid

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still (also on Lagoon 3)

North Arm - 2 Green Sandpipers still, 2 Black-necked Grebes and 1 Red-crested Pochard still

South Arm 3 - 1 Scaup (female) still

Thursday, 30 October 2014

Bird News - Thursday 30th October 2014

Lagoon 3 - Bittern still, 1 Black-tailed Godwit still and 1 Marsh Harrier still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great-white Egret still

North Arm - 2 Red-crested Pochards still this morning

South Arm 3 - 1 Scaup (juvenile)

Wednesday, 29 October 2014

Bird News - Wednesday 29th 2014

Lagoon 4 - 1 Caspian Gull this afternoon/evening and 6 Black-tailed Godwits

Lagoon 3 - 5 Black-tailed Godwits still and 2 Whooper Swans but then flew South

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still

South Arm 3 - 1 Scaup (juvenile)

Tuesday, 28 October 2014

Bird News - Tuesday 28th October 2014

Lagoon 4 - 2 Dunlin also 1 Mediterranean Gull and 1 Caspian Gull roosted this evening

Lagoon 3 - Ring-necked Duck still, 2 Scaup1 Marsh Harrier still, 1 Green Sandpiper and 5 Black-tailed Godwits still

Lagoon 2 - 1 Stonechat still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still

Monday, 27 October 2014

Sunday, 26 October 2014

Bird News - Sunday 26th October 2014

Lagoon 3 - Water Pipit at 8:50 then flew off also 1 Jack Snipe still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still

Saturday, 25 October 2014

Bird News - Saturday 25th October 2014

Lagoon 3 - Ring-necked Duck still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egrets still also 1 Marsh Harrier and 1 Stonechat

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still

Friday, 24 October 2014

Bird News - Friday 24th October 2014

Lagoon 3 - Bittern still, 3 Black-tailed Godwits still, 3 Green Sandpipers and 2 Jack Snipe

Lagoon 2 - 1 Great White Egret still

North Arm - 3 Red-crested Pochards and 2 Black-necked Grebes still

South Arm 3 - 2 Scaup (1 female and 1 juvenile)

Thursday, 23 October 2014

Bird News - Thursday 23rd October 2014

Lagoon 3 - Ring-necked Duck still also 1 Scaup (drake), 3 Black-tailed Godwits and 2 Green Sandpipers

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still

North Arm - 1 Great White Egret (second bird) also 2 Black-necked Grebes and 2 Dunlin

Manton Bay - 2 Dunlin

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Bird News - Tuesday 21st October 2014

Lagoon 2 - 1 Great White Egret still

North Arm - 1 Arctic Skua (Lloyd Park) then flew to South Arm 3 and not seen since

Friday, 17 October 2014

Bird News - Friday 17th October 2014

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still

Dam - Red-necked Grebe still

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still and Ring-necked Duck still

Thursday, 16 October 2014

Bird News - Thursday 16th October 2014

Lagoon 4 - 1 Mediterranean Gull again

Dam - Red-necked Grebe still

North Arm - Ring-necked Duck still, 2 Black-necked Grebes, 2 Red-crested Pochards, 1 Scaup, 1 Wheatear, 4 Dunlin and 4 Ringed Plovers

Manton Bay - 1 Green Sandpiper

Tuesday, 14 October 2014

Bird News - Tuesday 14th October 2014

Lagoon 4 - 1 Mediterranean Gull today

Lagoon 1 - 9 Dunlin this morning also 1 Great White Egret still (also on Lagoon 2)

North Arm - Ring-necked Duck still in Dickinson's Bay also 1 Great Skua (Dave Scott) still till 7:45 when it flew off also 4 Dunlin, 1 Greenshank and 5 Red-crested Pochards

Monday, 13 October 2014

Bird News - Monday 13th October 2014

North Arm - 2 Great Skuas (Colin Towe and Chris Lythall) this afternoon from 15:55 till this evening

South Arm 3 - Fulmar (Colin Towe and Chris Lythall) at 14:55 from Teal Hide then lost to mist

Sunday, 12 October 2014

Bird News - Sunday 12th October 2014

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still, 1 Ring-necked Duck, 1 Little Stint still, 1 Ruff, 5 Ringed Plovers, 1 Dunlin and 2 Scaup

Dam - Red-necked Grebe still

South Arm 3 - 1 Ruff

Saturday, 11 October 2014

Bird News - Saturday 11th October 2014

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still and Ring-necked Duck still

Friday, 10 October 2014

Bird News - Friday 10th October 2014

Lagoon 4 - 1 Little Stint (then joined the one in the North Arm)

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egrets still

North Arm - 1 Little Stint still and Ring-necked Duck still

Dam - 3 Rock Pipits at the North End

Thursday, 9 October 2014

Bird News - Thursday 9th October 2014

Lagoon 5 - 1 Great White Egret still about today

North Arm - Ring-necked Duck still, Little Stint still, 2 Black-necked Grebes still and 5 Red-crested Pochards

Wednesday, 8 October 2014

Bird News - Wednesday 8th October 2014

Lagoon 1 - 2 Great White Egrets still

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still, 1 Greenshank, 1 Little Stint still, 2 Dunlin and 2 Ringed Plovers

Tuesday, 7 October 2014

Bird News - Tuesday 7th October 2014

Lagoon 4 - 1 Curlew Sandpiper today briefly also 2 Dunlin and 1 Caspian Gull roosted

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still, 5 Red-crested Pochards, 8 Dunlin, 1 Greenshank, 12 Ringed Plovers also Ring-necked Duck still

Monday, 6 October 2014

Sunday, 5 October 2014

Bird News - Sunday 5th October 2014

Lagoon 4 - 1 Ruff

Lagoon 3 - 2 Great White Egrets still (also on Lagoon 1 and Wet Meadow)

Lagoon 1 1 Green sandpiper still

North Arm - 1 Little Stint, 13 Ringed Plovers, 6 Dunlin, 2 Ruff, 1 Greenshank, 2 Black-necked Grebes and Ring-necked Duck still

Saturday, 4 October 2014

Bird News - Saturday 4th October 2014

Lagoon 4 - 2 Ruff

Lagoon 1 - 2 Great White Egrets still (also been on Lagoon 2 and in Heron Bay), 1 Ruff, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Black-tailed Godwit and 2 Marsh Harriers (1 with green wing tags still then flew over South Arm)

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still

Friday, 3 October 2014

Bird News - Friday 3rd October 2014

Lagoon 1 - 2 Great White Egrets still this morning, but then one flew to Lagoon 2

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still in Dickinson's Bay

Thursday, 2 October 2014

Bird News - Thursday 2nd October 2014

Lagoon 4 - 3 Dunlin and 1 Ruff

Lagoon 3 - 2 Green Sandpipers and 1 Black-tailed Godwit

Lagoon 1 - 2 Great White Egrets still this morning then both flew to Lagoon 2 and then 1 reappeared on Lagoon 1 this afternoon

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still in Dickinsons Bay

Wednesday, 1 October 2014

Bird News - Wednesday 1st October 2014

Lagoon 1 - 2 Great White Egrets now moved here from Lagoon 2

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

Dam - Red-necked Grebe still at the South End