Thursday, 31 December 2015

Bird News - Thursday 31st December 2015

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still

Tuesday, 29 December 2015

Bird News - Tuesday 29th December 2015

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still, 1 Red-necked Grebe still and 1 Smew (redhead)

South Arm 1 - 1 Great White Egret still this morning (from Teal Hide)

Whitwell - 4 Great Northern Divers (3 juveniles and 1 adult) this morning showing well in the creek

Monday, 28 December 2015

Bird News - Monday 28th December 2015

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still

North Arm - 1 Red-necked Grebe still, 2 Black-necked Grebes still and 1 Smew (redhead)

Burley Fishponds - 1 Great White Egret still

Whitwell - 4 Great Northern Divers still

Sunday, 27 December 2015

Bird News - Sunday 27th December 2015

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still

Whitwell - 2 Great Northern Divers still

Saturday, 26 December 2015

Bird News - Saturday 26th December 2015

Lagoon 4 - 1 Caspian Gull roosted (3rd winter)

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still also 1 Red-necked Grebe still

Whitwell - 3 Great Northern Divers this morning (1 in the creek, 1 between the Dam and Whitwell and 1 at the Dam) and at least 2 still present in the afternoon

Friday, 25 December 2015

Bird News - Friday 25th December 2015

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

Whitwell - 2 Great Northern Divers still (off the Harbour)

Thursday, 24 December 2015

Wednesday, 23 December 2015

Bird News - Wednesday 23rd December 2015

Lagoon 1 - 2 Great White Egrets still

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

Tuesday, 22 December 2015

Bird News - Tuesday 22nd December 2015

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still also 1 Red-necked Grebe still (off Barnsdale)

Monday, 21 December 2015

Bird News - Monday 21st December 2015

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still, 1 Red-necked Grebe still also 2 Great White Egrets still

Sunday, 20 December 2015

Saturday, 19 December 2015

Bird News - Saturday 19th December 2015

Lagoon 4 - 1 Caspian Gull (4th winter)

Lagoon 3 - 2 Green Sandpipers still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still

Burley Fishponds - 1 Stonechat still

Friday, 18 December 2015

Bird News - Friday 18th December 2015

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still and 1 Scaup also 1 Red-necked Grebe still (off Barnsdale)

Dam - 2+ Great Northern Divers still

Thursday, 17 December 2015

Tuesday, 15 December 2015

Bird News - Tuesday 15th December 2015

Lagoon 4 - 15 Dunlin

Lagoon 3 - 3 Green Sandpipers

Wet Meadow - 1 Great White Egret still

Sunday, 13 December 2015

Bird News - Sunday 13th December 2015

Lagoon 3 - 1 Short-eared Owl this afternoon

North Arm - 3 Slavonian Grebes still and 2 Black-necked Grebes still

Whitwell - 4 Great Northern Divers now (between here and Whitwell)

Saturday, 12 December 2015

Bird News - Saturday 12th December 2015

Lagoon 1 - 3 Great White Egrets

North Arm - 2 Slavonian Grebes still and 2 Black-necked Grebes still

Friday, 11 December 2015

Wednesday, 9 December 2015

Bird News - Wednesday 9th December 2015

Whitwell - 3 Great Northern Divers still (between here and the Dam)

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

Tuesday, 8 December 2015

Bird News - Tuesday 8th December 2015

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still and 2 Stonechats still

Whitwell - 3 Great Northern Divers (no sign of the possible Black-throated Diver though)

North Arm - 2 Slavonian Grebes still and 2 Black-necked Grebes still

South Arm 3 - 1 Great White Egret still

Monday, 7 December 2015

Bird News - Monday 7th December 2015

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still, 2 Stonechats still and 10 Dunlin

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still, 2 Slavonian Grebes still, 1 Red-necked Grebe still also 1 Scaup (drake)

Whitwell - 1 Great Northern Diver still

Sunday, 6 December 2015

Bird News - Sunday 6th December 2015

North Arm 2 Black-necked Grebes still, 2 Slavonain Grebes still and 2 Scaup

Saturday, 5 December 2015

Friday, 4 December 2015

Thursday, 3 December 2015

Wednesday, 2 December 2015

Tuesday, 1 December 2015

Bird News - Tuesday 1st December 2015

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

Burley Fishponds - 2 Smew (1 drake)

Monday, 30 November 2015

Bird News - Monday 30th November 2015

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

Sunday, 29 November 2015

Bird News - Sunday 29th November 2015

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

Saturday, 28 November 2015

Bird News - Saturday 28th November 2015

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still also 3 Dunlin

North Arm - 1 Slavonian Grebe still, 2 Black-necked Grebes still, 1 Smew (drake), 2 Scaup (females), 14 Dunlin, 1 Ringed Plover also 1 Red-necked Grebe still and 1 Scaup (female) aff Barnsdale

Friday, 27 November 2015

Thursday, 26 November 2015

Bird News - Thursday 26th November 2015

Lagoon 6 - 1 Great White Egret flew over this afternoon

Lagoon 4 - 1 Green Sandpiper flew over this morning

South Arm 3 - 1 Smew (redhead) still

Wednesday, 25 November 2015

Bird News - Wednesday 25th November 2015

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still also 2 Slavonian Grebes still and 1 Red-necked Grebe still

Tuesday, 24 November 2015

Bird News - Tuesday 24th November 2015

Lagoon 3 - 1 Knot

Lagoon 2 - 1 Smew (redhead)

Lagoon 1 - 1 Stonechat (male) still

North Arm - 1 Black-necked Grebe still also 2 Slavonian Grebes still, 1 Red-necked Grebe still and 1 Red-crested Pochard (drake)

South Arm 3 - 1 Smew (redhead)

Monday, 23 November 2015

Sunday, 22 November 2015

Saturday, 21 November 2015

Friday, 20 November 2015

Bird News - Friday 20th November 2015

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still also 2 Slavonian Grebes still (off Barnsdale)

Thursday, 19 November 2015

Bird News - Thursday 19th November 2015

Lagoon 4 - 2 Great White Egrets still flew over this morning

North Arm - 1 Black-necked Grebe still also 2 Slavonian Grebes still

Dam - 1 Great Northern Diver still

Wednesday, 18 November 2015

Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Sunday, 15 November 2015

Bird News - Sunday 15th November 2015

Dam - 1 Great Northern Diver (juvenile)

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still also 1 Slavonian Grebe still and 1 Red-necked Grebe still

Thursday, 12 November 2015

Bird News - Thursday 12th November 2015

Lagoon 2 - 1 Short-eared Owl this afternoon (first seen on Monday)

South Arm 2 - 1 Slavonian Grebe still

Manton Bay - 1 Black-tailed Godwit

Tuesday, 10 November 2015

Sunday, 8 November 2015

Bird News - Sunday 8th November 2015

North Arm - 1 Pink-footed Goose still also 2 Black-necked Grebes still, 1 Scaup (juvenile) and 1 Red-necked Grebe still

South Arm 2 - 1 Slavonain Grebe still

Friday, 6 November 2015

Bird News - Friday 6th November 2015

Lagoon 2 - 2 Great White Egrets still

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still also 16 Red-crested Pochards

South Arm 2 - 1 Slavonian Grebe still

Manton Bay - Water Pipit flew past the Visitor Center this afternoon heading west at roughly 13.40

Thursday, 5 November 2015

Bird News - Thursday 5th November 2015

Lagoon 4 - 12 Red-crested Pochards this morning

South Arm 3 - 1 Great White Egret still

Tuesday, 3 November 2015

Bird News - Tuesday 3rd November 2015

South Arm 3 - 1 Great White Egret still

Manton Bay - 1 Red-crested Pochard

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still also 1 Pink-footed Goose still

Saturday, 31 October 2015

Bird News - Saturday 31st October 2015

North Arm - 1 Slavonian Grebe still and 1 Red-necked Grebe still also 2 Black-necked Grebes still (in Dickinsons Bay)

Friday, 30 October 2015

Bird News - Friday 30th October 2015

North Arm - 1 Slavonian Grebe still also 2 Black-necked Grebes still, 1 Red-necked Grebe still, 3 Red-crested Pochards still and 2 Pink-footed Geese

Thursday, 29 October 2015

Bird News - Thursday 29th October 2015

North Arm - 1 Slavonian Grebe this morning also 5 Red-crested Pochards, 2 Black-necked Grebes still and 1 Great White Egret still

Tuesday, 27 October 2015

Bird News - Tuesday 27th October 2015

North Arm - 1 Red-necked Grebe still (off Barnsdale) also 2 Black-necked Grebes still and 1 Merlin

Monday, 26 October 2015

Bird News - Monday 26th October 2015

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still also 1 Red-necked Grebe still (off Barnsdale)

Saturday, 24 October 2015

Bird News - Saturday 24th October 2015

Lagoon 1 - 1 Stonechat still

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still also 1 Pink-footed Goose

Friday, 23 October 2015

Bird News - Friday 23rd October 2015

North Arm - 1 Red-necked Grebe still (off Barnsdale)

Heron Bay - 1 Great White Egret still

Thursday, 22 October 2015

Wednesday, 21 October 2015

Bird News - Wednesday 21st October 2015

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still also 2 Pink-footed Geese and 1 Scaup (immature male)

Monday, 19 October 2015

Bird News - Monday 19th October 2015

Lagoon 3 - 1 Bittern still (near Crake Hide)

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great Grey Shrike this afternoon started off in front of Snipe Hide then moved towards Harrier Hide and the disappeared around towards Fieldfare Hide until about 17:30



Sunday, 18 October 2015

Bird News - Sunday 18th October 2015

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still

Heron Bay - 1 Great White Egret still

Saturday, 17 October 2015

Bird News - Saturday 17th October 2015

Lagoon 3 - 2 Bearded Tits still (actually seen for the first time) also 2 Bitterns

Manton Bay - 1 Garganey still also 1 Ruff still and 1 Green Sandpiper still

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still (off Barnsdale)

Friday, 16 October 2015

Bird News - Friday 16th October 2015

Lagoon 5 - 1 Stonechat (male)

Lagoon 1 - 3 Dunlin still this morning also 1 Great White Egret still

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still

South Arm 3 - 1 Red-necked Grebe still also 1 Scaup

Manton Bay - 1 Ruff still also 1 Green Sandpiper still



Thursday, 15 October 2015

Bird News - Thursday 15th October 2015

Lagoon 4 - 1 Pink-footed Goose (then flew to the field the other side of Egelton Lane)

Lagoon 3 - 1+ Bearded Tits/Bearded Reedling (or what ever there called these days!) heard only between Bittern Hide and Shoveler Hide also 1 Bittern still (possibly 2) also 1 Scaup (juvenile)

Lagoon 1 - 3 Dunlin still also 1 Great White Egret still

Tuesday, 13 October 2015

Bird News - Tuesday 13th October 2015

Lagoon 4 - 2 Pink-footed Geese this evening

Lagoon 3 - 1 Bittern still but no sign of the Bearded Tits

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still

Manton Bay - 1 Garganey still

Whitwell - 2 Scaup

Dam - 1 Rock Pipit this morning

Monday, 12 October 2015

Saturday, 10 October 2015

Bird News - Saturday 10th October 2015

Lagoon 4 - 1 Wheatear (on island 9)

Lagoon 2 - 1 Great White Egret still

Lagoon 1 - 4 Dunlin

Wet Meadow - 2 Stonechats still

Manton Bay - 1 Mediterranean Gull this morning (usual metal ringed bird) but no sign of the Garganey

South Arm 1 - 1 Red-necked Grebe still this morning

Friday, 9 October 2015

Bird News - Friday 9th October 2015

Lagoon 1 - 3 Dunlin also 1 Great White Egret still

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still (off Barnsdale)

South Arm 1 - 1 Red-necked Grebe still this morning

Manton Bay - 1 Garganey still, 4 Ruff still also 1 Green Sandpiper still

Heron Bay - 1 Great White Egret still

Whitwell - 1 Scaup (female)

Thursday, 8 October 2015

Bird News - Thursday 8th October 2015

Manton Bay - 2 Great White Egrets still this afternoon

South Arm 1 - 1 Red-necked Grebe still

Hambelton Peninsular - 1 Wheatear this morning


Wednesday, 7 October 2015

Tuesday, 6 October 2015

Monday, 5 October 2015

Saturday, 3 October 2015

Friday, 2 October 2015

Bird News - Friday 2nd October 2015

Lagoon 4 - 1 Dunlin still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Greenshank still

Wet Meadow - 2 Stonechats still

Heron Bay - 2 Great White Egrets still this morning (also 1 on Lagoon 1)

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still

Dam - 1 Red-necked Grebe still

Manton Bay - 1 Green Sandpiper still, 1 Garganey also 1 Marsh Harrier (juvenile) flew over South

Whitwell - 2 Scaup (darkes) this morning

Thursday, 1 October 2015

Bird News - Thursday 1st October 2015

Lagoon 4 - 3 Dunlin and 4 Ringed Plovers

Lagoon 3 - 1 Bittern again this evening

Lagoon 1 - 2 Great White Egrets still also 1 Greenshank still

Wet Meadow - 2 Stonechats still


Monday, 28 September 2015

Bird News - Monday 28th September 2015

Lagoon 3 - 1 Bittern still this evening

Lagoon 2 - 1 Greenshank 

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still

North Arm - 1 Black Tern (juvenile), 1 Arctic Tern (juvenile) also 1 Red-necked Grebe still and 2 Black-necked Grebes still

Sunday, 27 September 2015

Bird News - Sunday 27th September 2015

Lagoon 3 - 1 Bittern again this evening

North Arm - 1 Black-necked Grebe still this morning

Saturday, 26 September 2015

Friday, 25 September 2015

Bird News - Friday 25th September 2015

Lagoon 4 - 2 Dunlin still

Lagoon 3 - 2 Green Sandpipers still also 1 Bittern again this evening

Lagoon 2 - 3 Black-tailed Godwits still

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still also 1 Red-necked Grebe still (off Barnsdale)

Whitwell Creek - 1 Common Sandpiper

Manton Bay - 9 Ruff, 1 Green Sandpiper also 4 Red-crested Pochards (3 drakes)

Heron Bay - 2 Great White Egrets still

Thursday, 24 September 2015

Bird News - Thursday 24th September 2015

Lagoon 4 - 1 Mediterranean Gull this evening also 2 Dunlin and 9 Ringed Plovers

Lagoon 3 - 2 Green Sandpipers and 1 Bittern again briefly flying near Buzzard Hide this evening also 2 Great White Egrets still (flew over)

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still also 1 Red-necked Grebe still (off Barnsdale)

Wednesday, 23 September 2015

Bird News - Wednesday 23rd September 2015

Lagoon 3 - 1 Bittern this evening

North Arm - 1 Red-necked Grebe still (off Barnsdale)

Tuesday, 22 September 2015

Bird News - Tuesday 22nd September 2015

Lagoon 4 - 4 Dunlin

Lagoon 3 - 5 Green Sandpipers also 2 Red-crested Pochards (1 drake)

Lagoon 1 - 3 Black-tailed Godwits1 Greenshank, 2 Ruff also 2 Stonechats still

Heron Bay - 2 Great White Egrets still this afternoon (also 1 on Wet Meadow this morning and 1 in South Arm 3)

North Arm - 11 Grey Plovers this morning only, 1 Common Sandpiper also 1 Red-necked Grebe still and 2 Black-necked Grebes still (off Barnsdale)

Manton Bay - 6 Ruff also 1 Green Sandpiper

Monday, 21 September 2015

Bird News - Monday 21st September 2015

Lagoon 1 - 3 Black-tailed Godwits

South Arm 3 - 1 Little Gull (adult) this morning also 1 Great White Egret still

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still

Sunday, 20 September 2015

Bird News - Sunday 20th September 2015

Lagoon 1 - 1 Marsh Harrier still this morning

North Arm - 1 Red-necked Grebe still off Barnsdale

Saturday, 19 September 2015

Bird News - Saturday 19th September 2015

Lagoon 2 - 1 Great White Egret still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Marsh Harrier2 Red-crested Pochards still, 1 Dunlin, 1 Greenshank still and 2 Black-tailed Godwits

Wet Meadow - 2 Stonechats also 1 Whinchat

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still

Thursday, 17 September 2015

Wednesday, 16 September 2015

Bird News - Wednesday 16th September 2015

Lagoon 7 - 1 Whinchat near cycle track

Lagoon 6 - 3 Whinchats behind Tern Hide

Lagoon 5 - 1 Wheatear near the cycle track

Lagoon 1 - 2 Black-tailed Godwits1 Greenshank also 1 Stonechat (from Mallard Hide)

Tuesday, 15 September 2015

Bird News - Tuesday 15th September 2015

Lagoon 6 - 1 Wheatear behind Tern Hide

Lagoon 4 - 8 Dunlin

Lagoon 3 - 1 Green Sandpiper

Lagoon 2 - 2 Green Sandpipers

Lagoon 1 - 1 Black-tailed Godwit still, 3 Ruff1 Greenshank and 3 Red-crested Pochards still

South Arm 3 - 1 Black Tern

Wet Meadow - 1 Great White Egret still this morning

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still also 7 Dunlin

Sunday, 13 September 2015

Bird News - Sunday 13th Septeber 2015

Lagoon 7 - 1 Green Sandpiper

Lagoon 3 - 3 Green Sandpipers

Lagoon 2 - 1 Ruff, 4 Green Sandpipers, 2 Greenshanks and 1 Great White Egret still

Lagoon 1 - 2 Red-crested Pochards still also 1 Black-tailed Godwit still

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still also 3 Black Terns midday (briefly)

Burley Fishponds - 1 Great Skua (unfortunately I'm all Skua'd out) flew over coming from the East (then headed towards Lagoon 4 and then drifted back to the North Arm, but couldn't be found afterwards sadly)

Heron Bay - 1 Great White Egret still

Saturday, 12 September 2015

Bird News - Saturday 12th September 2015

Lagoon 1 - 6 Red-crested Pochards still, 1 Black-tailed Godwit still, 1 Ruff and 1 Great White Egret still

Wet Meadow - 1 Whinchat this afternoon

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still this morning

Friday, 11 September 2015

Bird News - Friday 11th September 2015

Lagoon 7 - 1 Common Sandpiper and 1 Green Sandpiper

Lagoon 4 - 7 Dunlin

Lagoon 3 - 4 Green Sandpipers still

Lagoon 2 - 1 Spotted Redshank

Lagoon 1 - 1 Black-tailed Godwit this morning also 1 Great White Egret still, 1 Dunlin, 1 Greenshank and 4 Red-crested Pochards still

North Arm - 1 Common Sandpiper still

South Arm 3 - 1 Ruff, 1 Greenshank and 1 Common Sandpiper still

Goldeneye Spit - 1 Little Gull this morning with Black-headed Gulls

Wednesday, 9 September 2015

Bird News - Wednesday 9th September 2015

Lagoon 7 - 1 Green Sandpiper flew over

Lagoon 1 - 1 Black-tailed Godwit flew over

North Arm - 1 Red-necked Grebe still and 1 Red-crested Pochard still (in Dickinson's Bay) also 2 Black-necked Grebes still

South Arm 3 - 1 Great White Egret still also 1 Greenshank

Tuesday, 8 September 2015

Bird News - Tuesday 8th September 2015

Lagoon 3 - 1 Wryneck trapped and ringed in the reedbed this afternoon

South Arm 3 - 1 Great Skua this afternoon at 13:56 then flew West

North Arm - 1 Red-necked Grebe still also 2 Black-necked Grebes still

Monday, 7 September 2015

Bird News - Monday 7th September 2015

Lagoon 1 - 1 Ruff and 2 Black-tailed Godwits still

North Arm - 1 Black-necked Grebe still, 1 Red-necked Grebe still (off Barnsdale) and 1 Red-crested Pochard still

South Arm 3 - 1 Great White Egret still

Goldeneye Spit - 2 Dunlin

Heron Bay - 1 Green Sandpiper

Main Water - 2 Caspian Gulls (1 adult and 1 3cy) this evening

Sunday, 6 September 2015

Bird News - Sunday 6th September 2015

Manton Bay - 2 Great White Egrets still this afternoon (also 1 this evening in the North Arm)

North Arm - 1 Red-necked Grebe also 2 Black-necked Grebes still, 1 Red-crested Pochard, 1 Dunlin and 1 Common Sandpiper (Dickinson's Bay)

Saturday, 5 September 2015

Bird News - Saturday 5th September 2015

Lagoon 4 - 1 Mediterranean Gull this afternoon

Lagoon 3 - 7 Green Sandpipers

Lagoon 2 - 2 Ruff also 1 Green Sandpiper

Lagoon 1 - 1 Greenshank, 4 Black-tailed Godwits, 1 Common Sandpiper and 4 Red-crested Pochards still

North Arm - 1 Black-necked Grebe still (but just the one) also 1 Red-crested Pochard still

South Arm 3 - 2 Great White Egrets still this morning

Friday, 4 September 2015

Bird News - Friday 4th September 2015

Manton Bay - 12 Ruff, 1 Common Sandpiper1 Greenshank also 2 Great White Egrets (flew in from a fair height and came from the South - presumably the two usual ones)

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still


Thursday, 3 September 2015

Bird News - Thursday 3rd September 2015

North Arm - 9 Dunlin still and 3 Common Sandpipers

South Arm - 2 Common Sandpipers

Wednesday, 2 September 2015

Bird News - Wednesday 2nd September 2015

Lagoon 3 - 6 Green Sandpipers

Lagoon 2 - 3 Ruff and 4 Green Sandpipers still

Lagoon 1 - 4 Garganey still, 7 Red-crested Pochards, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Black-tailed Godwits still and 1 Great White Egret still

North Arm - 2 Common Sandpipers still, 16 Dunlin also 1 Red-crested Pochard and 2 Black-necked Grebes now (in Dickinson's Bay)


Tuesday, 1 September 2015

Bird News - Tuesday 1st September 2015

Lagoon 4 - 14 Dunlin (also in the North Arm), 4 Ruff and 1 Common Sandpiper

Lagoon 3 - 5 Green Sandpipers

Lagoon 2 - 5 Green Sandpipers and 1 Greenshank

Lagoon 1 - 1 Garganey still, 3 Red-crested Pochards still, 2 Whinchats3 Black-tailed Godwits, 2 Greenshanks, 1 Marsh Harrier still also 1 Great White Egret (the second one)

North Arm - 1 Ruff also 1 Black-necked Grebe still in Dickinson's Bay

Burley Fishponds - 1 Common Sandpiper and 1 Green Sandpiper

Goldeneye Spit - 1 Spoonbill this morning briefly

South Arm 3 - 1 Great White Egret still also 1 Little Gull

Manton Bay - 9 Ruff, 4 Common Sandpipers, 2 Green Sandpipers, 1 Greenshank also 2 Wood Sandpipers still

Monday, 31 August 2015

Bird News - Monday 31st August 2015

Lagoon 4 - 180 Ringed Plovers this morning (but no sign from 10:40, but 25+ this afternoon) also 1 Common Sandpiper still

Lagoon 3 - 1 Black-tailed Godwit also 3 Green Sandpipers still

Lagoon 2 - 2 Green Sandpipers still also 2 Greenshanks

Lagoon 1 - 1 Greenshank still, 2 Black-tailed Godwits also 1 Marsh Harrier still

North Arm - 60 Ringed Plovers this morning, but up to 80 (84 if your Brian Moore) this afternoon also 12 Dunlin, 8 Ruff, 3 Common Sandpipers still also 1 Turnstone (also on Lagoon 4)

South Arm 3 - 1 Ruff still, 1 Common Sandpiper (from Greenbank), 1 Great White Egret still (from Fieldfare Hide) also 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank, 1 Arctic Tern (juvenile) and 1 Little Gull (2nd winter) this afternoon

Wader Total = 300

Sunday, 30 August 2015

Bird News - Sunday 30th August 2015

Lagoon 4 - 14 Dunlin still also 1 Common Sandpiper still

Lagoon 3 - 1 Greenshank

North Arm - 4+ Common Sandpipers still

South Arm 3 - 1 Turnstone flying around this mroning

Saturday, 29 August 2015

Bird News - Saturday 29th August 2015

Lagoon 4 - 2 Little Stints still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still, 1 Greenshank also 2 Garganey still

South Arm 3 - 5+ Black Terns still

North Arm - 1 Black-necked Grebe (thats the Red-necked Grebe that came up on Birdguides) still also 9 Ruff still

Friday, 28 August 2015

Bird News - Friday 28th August 2015

Lagoon 4 - 2 Little Stints still, 13 Dunlin still, 2 Common Sandpipers still also 1 Greenshank

North Arm - 1 Black-necked Grebe (in Dickinson's Bay) also 1 Knot still

South Arm 3 - 1 Great White Egret still also 10 Black Terns still

Manton Bay - 2 Wood Sandpipers still also 1 Spotted Redshank

Thursday, 27 August 2015

Bird News - Thursday 27th August 2015

Lagoon 5 - 1 Common Sandpiper

Lagoon 4 - 37 Ringed Plovers, 11 Dunlin, 2 Little Stints still, 1 Common Sandpiper also 4 Black-tailed Godwits

Lagoon 3 - 7 Green Sandpipers and 1 Wood Sandpiper still

Lagoon 2 - 3 Green Sandpipers and 1 Greenshank still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank also 5 Black-tailed Godwits and 1 Spotted Redshank (briefly this afternoon)

North Arm - 12 Ruff, 5 Dunlin, 5 Ringed Plovers also 5 Common Sandpipers

Manton Bay - 18 Ruff, 7 Common Sandpipers, 2 Wood Sandpipers, 5 Green Sandpipers also 1 Greenshank

Heron Bay - 3 Common Sandpipers and 1 Green Sandpiper

Goldeneye Spit - 3 Ruff also 1 Little Gull (this morning only)

South Arm 3 - 1 Green Sandpiper (Fieldfare Hide) also 16 Ruff and 6 Common Sandpipers (from Greenbank)

South Arm - 5+ Black Terns still



Total number of waders (notable - so not including Curlew, Redshank, Snipe or Lapwing) = 174 individuals, but I only saw 169 and I didn't even do the shoreline or the peninsular or main water, which would have added at least another 20 or so Common Sandpipers

Quick Summary:

Dunlin - 16 individuals

Ringed Plovers - 42 individuals

Green Sandpipers - 17 individuals

Common Sandpipers - 24 individuals

Ruff - 49 individuals

Wednesday, 26 August 2015

Bird News - Wednesday 26th August 2015

Lagoon 4 - 30+ Ringed Plovers, 2 Little Stints still, 1 Ruff, 24 Dunlin and 2 Common Sandpipers still

Lagoon 3 - 1 Wood Sandpiper still also 1 Common Sandpiper and 6 Green Sandpipers

Lagoon 2 - 2 Green Sandpipers still also 1 Greenshank

Lagoon 1 - 1 Greenshank still, 1 Common Sandpiper also 4 Garganey and 4 Red-crested Pochards now

North Arm - 16 Ruff, 6 Common Sandpipers still also 1 Black Tern this morning

South Arm - 8+ Black Terns still

South Arm 3 - 2 Common Sandpipers still also 1 Ruff

Tuesday, 25 August 2015

Bird News - Tuesday 25th August 2015

Lagoon 4 - 2 Little Stints still also 20 Ringed Plovers and 4 Dunlin

Lagoon 3 - 1 Wood Sandpiper still also 1 Green Sandpiper and 1 Common Sandpiper

Lagoon 2 - 7 Green Sandpipers also 1 Greenshank

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still also 1 Greenshank, 1 Dunlin1 Marsh Harrier (juvenile) also 3 Red-crested Pochards (1 drake) still and 2 Garganey

North Arm - 6 Common Sandpipers, 24 Ringed Plovers, 20 Dunlin, 13 Ruff, 1 Little Stint1 Knot (this afternoon only) also 1 Red-crested Pochard (female)

South Arm 3 - 6 Common Sandpipers (on the Greenbank) also 4 Greenshanks and 2 Ruff (Fieldfare Hide)

South Arm - 12+ Black Terns still

Manton Bay - 2 Wood Sandpipers

Sailing Club Bay - 2 Common Sandpipers also  5 Ruff, but flew west (likely to be part of the others about the reserve)

Monday, 24 August 2015

Sunday, 23 August 2015

Bird News - Sunday 23rd August 2015

Lagoon 3 - 1 Wood Sandpiper still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still also 3 Garganey

South Arm 3 - 2+ Black Terns still

Saturday, 22 August 2015

Bird News - Saturday 22nd August 2015

Lagoon 4 -  2 Little Stints

Lagoon 3 - 1 Wood Sandpiper still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still

South Arm 3 - 27 Black Terns this afternoon

Thursday, 20 August 2015

Bird News - Thursday 20th August 2015

Lagoon 3 - 1 Wood Sandpiper still, 6 Green Sandpipers, 8 Ruff,

North Arm - 5 Common Sandpiper still, 23 Ringed Plovers, 16 Dunlin, 12 Ruff and 1 Red-crested Pochard (female)

Tuesday, 18 August 2015

Bird News - Tuesday 18th August 2015

Lagoon 4 - 1 Common Sandpiper, 13 Dunlin also 1 Little Gull (adult)

Lagoon 3 - 3 Green Sandpipers, 1 Greenshank also 1 Wood Sandpiper still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still, 1 Red-crested Pochard (drake), 1 Dunlin also 1 Arctic Tern (juvenile)

South Arm 3 - 1 Black Tern

North Arm - 3 Red-crested Pochards

Monday, 17 August 2015

Bird News - Monday 17th August 2015

Wet Meadow - 1 Great White Egret still

South Arm 3 - 3 Green Sandpipers still (from Fieldfare Hide) also 1 Ruff (from Gadwall Hide)

Heron Bay - 2 Green Sandpipers

Goldeneye Spit - 2 Common Sandpipers

Saturday, 15 August 2015

Bird News - Saturday 15th August 2015

North Arm - 1 Wood Sandpiper still also 3 Common Sandpipers still also 7 Dunlin

Friday, 14 August 2015

Bird News - Friday 14th August 2015

Lagoon 2 - 1 Great White Egret still

Manton Bay - 1 Garganey (juvenile) this afternoon

Dam - 1 Redstart at Sykes Lane Car Park

North Arm - 1 Black Tern, 1 Little Gull, 1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Turnstone1 Common Scoter (drake) this morning also 1 Knot this evening

South Arm 3 - 5 Black Terns3 Green Sandpipers still also 1 Ruff (Fieldfare Hide) also 1 Ruff (Gadwall Hide)

Goldeneye Spit - 1 Ruff

Heron Bay - 1 Greenshank


Thursday, 13 August 2015

Bird News - Thursday 13th August 2015

Lagoon 4 - 5 Dunlin also 1 Little Stint

Lagoon 3 - 2 Ruff, 6 Green Sandpipers, 2 Greenshank, 1 Wood Sandpiper still also 1 Black Tern

Lagoon 2 - 1 Great White Egret still

Lagoon 1 - 2 Dunlin

North Arm - 9 Dunlin also 4 Common Sandpipers still

Wednesday, 12 August 2015

Bird News - Wednesday 12th August 2015

Lagoon 3 - 1 Wood Sandpiper

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still (also on Lagoon 2)

Tuesday, 11 August 2015

Bird News - Tuesday 11th August 2015

Lagoon 5 - 1 Mediterranean Gull midday (usual metal ringed bird)

Lagoon 4 - 1 Mediterranean Gull this evening (2nd summer)

Lagoon 1 - 3 Red-crested Pochards (1 drake), 1 Greenshank still also 2 Marsh Harriers

North Arm - 9 Black-tailed Godwits this morning but no further sign, 1 Wood Sandpiper still (on and off), 2 Dunlin also 4 Common Sandpipers still

Manton Bay - 1 Pied Flycatcher in between the Visitor Center and Deep Water Hide (female - briefly midday found by Rod Baker, but unfortunately I didn't get onto it although I was stood next to him when he found it)

South Arm 3 - 1 Ruff also 3 Green Sandpipers still (from Fieldfare Hide)

Monday, 10 August 2015

Bird News - Monday 10th August 2015

Lagoon 1 - 2 Red-crested Pochards still

North Arm - 2 Green Sandpipers, 1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Ruff4 Common Sandpipers still, 11 Little Ringed Plovers still also 3 Red-crested Pochards (1 drake and 2 females - could be the same females from Lagoon 1)

Burley Fishponds - 2 Green Sandpipers still also 2 Common Sandpipers still

Sunday, 9 August 2015

Bird News - Sunday 9th August 2015

North Arm - 1 Black-tailed Godwit still

Burley Fishponds - 2 Common Sandpipers still also 2 Green Sandpipers still

Saturday, 8 August 2015

Bird News - Saturday 8th August 2015

Lagoon 4 - 7 Dunlin still also 1 Common Sandpiper still

Lagoon 3 - 1 Dunlin, 1 Black-tailed Godwit also 3 Green Sandpipers

Lagoon 2 - 1 Great White Egret still (also on Lagoon 1) also 1 Marsh Harrier (juvenile - also on Lagoon 3 earlier)

Lagoon 1 - 1 Greenshank also 2 Red-crested Pochards still

North Arm - 1 Common Scoter (female) also 2 Common Sandpipers still

Friday, 7 August 2015

Bird News - Friday 7th August 2015

Lagoon 4 - 8+ Dunlin still, 1 Common Sandpiper still also 1 Mediterranean Gull still this afternoon

Lagoon 3 - 4 Green Sandpipers still

Lagoon 2 - 1 Great White Egret still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Black-tailed Godwit

North Arm - 4 Dunlin, 1 Black-tailed Godwit also 2 Common Sandpipers still

Burley Fishponds - 2 Green Sandpipers also 2 Common Sandpipers

Heron Bay - 1 Green Sandpiper still

Manton Bay - 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 3 Common Sandpipers still also 5 Green Sandpipers

Thursday, 6 August 2015

Bird News - Thursday 6th August 2015

Wet Meadow - 1 Great White Egret still also 3 Green Sandpipers

South Arm 3 - 2+ Black Terns still

Manton Bay - 2 Ruff, 1 Common Sandpiper also 1 Green Sandpiper

Wednesday, 5 August 2015

Bird News - Wednesday 5th August 2015

Lagoon 4 - 6 Dunlin still also 3 Common Sandpipers still

Lagoon 3 - 1 Green Sandpiper

North Arm - 6 Common Sandpipers also 11 Little Ringed Plovers still

Tuesday, 4 August 2015

Bird News - Tuesday 4th August 2015

Lagoon 4 - 7 Dunlin still, 1 Greenshank, 3 Common Sandpipers still also 1 Wheatear (juvenile)

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still also 2 Red-crested Pochards still

North Arm - 1 Greenshank still, 2 Green Sandpipers still, 3 Common Sandpipers still also 1 Dunlin still

Manton Bay - 1 Red-crested Pochard (drake) still

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Monday, 3 August 2015

Bird News - Monday 3rd August 2015

Lagoon 4 - 7 Dunlin, 3 Common Sandpipers still also 1 Caspian Gull

Lagoon 3 - 1 Common Sandpiper

North Arm - 1 Dunlin still, 1 Common Sandpiper still also 17 Little Ringed Plovers still

South Arm 3 - 2 Green Sandpipers still (from Fieldfare Hide)

South Arm 2 - 3 Black Terns

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Sunday, 2 August 2015

Bird News - Sunday 2nd August 2015

Wet Meadow - 1 Great White Egret still this morning

North Arm - 2 Common Sandpipers still, 1 Dunlin, 1 Avocet also 17 Little Ringed Plovers still

South Arm 3 - 3 Common Sandpipers

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Saturday, 1 August 2015

Bird News - Saturday 1st August 2015

Lagoon 4 - 4 Dunlin still also 1 Caspian Gull still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Greenshank also 2 Red-crested Pochards still

North Arm - 4 Common Sandpipers still also 21+ Little Ringed Plovers

Manton Bay - 1 Greenshank still also 1 Red-crested Pochard (drake)

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Friday, 31 July 2015

Bird News - Friday 31st July 2015

Lagoon 4 - 4 Common Sandpipers still, 4 Dunlin also 1 Mediterranean Gull this evening

Lagoon 1 - 2 Red-crested Pochards still

North Arm - 1 Dunlin also 14 Little Ringed Plovers still

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Thursday, 30 July 2015

Bird News - Thursday 30th July 2015

Lagoon 7 - 1 Redstart (male) in the hedge by the cycle track this morning

Lagoon 4 - 1 Common Sandpiper still

Manton Bay - 3 Common Sandpipers, 3 Green Sandpipers, 1 Greenshank, 1 Black-tailed Godwit also 1 Whimbrel

Goldeneye Spit - 3 Dunlin

Heron Bay - 1 Great White Egret still also 1 Greenshank

Wet Meadow - 1 Green Sandpiper still

Wednesday, 29 July 2015

Bird News - Wednesday 29th July 2015

Lagoon 4 - 6 Dunlin, 4 Common Sandpipers still also 1 Ruff

Lagoon 3 - 1 Bittern this afternoon from Bittern Hide

North Arm - 4 Dunlin, 2 Common Sandpipers still, 1 Common Scoter (drake) also 15 Little Ringed Plovers

Tuesday, 28 July 2015

Bird News - Tuesday 28th July 2015

Lagoon 4 - 1 Sanderling still, 10 Dunlin still, 2 Common Sandpipers still also 1 Mediterranean Gull (usual metal ringed bird) and 1 Caspian Gull still

Lagoon 3 - 1 Green Sandpiper

Lagoon 1 - 1 Spotted Redshank still also 1 Great White Egret still (also in Heron Bay) this morning

North Arm - 5 Common Sandpipers still also 1 Greenshank still

South Arm 3 - 3 Green Sandpipers (from Fieldfare Hide)

Manton Bay - 1 Black-tailed Godwit still

Goldeneye Spit - 1 Black-tailed Godwit

Heron Bay - 1 Greenshank and 1 Green Sandpiper

Wet Meadow - 1 Ruff and 1 Green Sandpiper

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Monday, 27 July 2015

Bird News - Monday 27th July 2015

Lagoon 4 - 10 Dunlin2 Common Sandpipers still and 1 Sanderling

Lagoon 2 - 1 Spotted Redshank still this afternoon

Burley Fishponds - 1 Great White Egret still at midday

Sunday, 26 July 2015

Bird News - Sunday 26th July 2015

Lagoon 4 - 8 Dunlin and 2 Common Sandpipers still

North Arm - 4 Greenshanks, 5 Common Sandpipers, 1 Sanderling, 1 Dunlin and 1 Common Scoter still

Saturday, 25 July 2015

Bird News - Saturday 25th July 2015

Lagoon 4 - 3 Dunlin still also 2 Common Sandpipers

Lagoon 1 - 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Marsh Harrier and 2 Whimbrel this afternoon

North Arm - 1 Knot still, 2 Dunlin, 1 Sanderling, 1 Wood Sandpiper still, 1 Green Sandpiper still, 2 Greenshanks, 4 Common Sandpipers still and 1 Common Scoter (female) still

Burley Fishponds - 1 Great White Egret this morning still (also in Heron Bay this afternoon)

Heron Bay - 1 Common Sandpiper

Manton Bay - 7 Black-tailed Godwits, 2 Green Sandpipers still and 1 Greenshank

Goldeneye Spit - 1 Common Sandpiper still

South Arm 3 - 5 Green Sandpipers and 2 Greenshanks

Friday, 24 July 2015

Bird News - Friday 24th July 2015

Lagoon 4 - 3 Dunlin still and 2 Common Sandpipers still

Lagoon 3 - 1 Spotted Redshank still

North Arm - 5 Dunlin still, 1 Wood Sandpiper still, 1 Knot, 2 Greenshanks still, 1 Sanderling this afternoon only and 5 Common Sandpipers still

Burley Fishponds - 1 Common Scoter (female)

Wet Meadow - 1 Great White Egret still

Manton Bay - 5 Black-tailed Godwits, 1 Dunlin and 2 Green Sandpipers still

Goldeneye Spit - 2 Greenshanks and 1 Common Sandpiper still

Thursday, 23 July 2015

Bird News - Thursday 23rd July 2015

Lagoon 4 - 2 Dunlin still

Lagoon 1 - 12 Black-tailed Godwits this afternoon

North Arm - 2 Dunlin, 1 Sanderling still, 4 Common Sandpipers still, 1 Wood Sandpiper still and 2 Greenshanks still

Wet Meadow - 1 Great White Egret still, 2 Black-tailed Godwits and 2 Green Sandpipers

South Arm 3 - 3 Green Sandpipers still (from Fieldfare Hide)

Goldeneye Spit - 1 Greenshank and 1 Common Sandpiper

Wednesday, 22 July 2015

Bird News - Wednesday 22nd July 2015

North Arm - 2 Greenshanks still also 3 Dunlin, 1 Green Sandpiper and 6 Common Sandpipers

Tuesday, 21 July 2015

Bird News - Tuesday 21st July 2015

Lagoon 4 - 7 Dunlin2 Common Sandpipers still also 2 Caspian Gulls

Lagoon 3 - 2 Black-tailed Godwits and 1 Spotted Redshank still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Whimbrel this morning

North Arm - 1 Whimbrel, 1 Wood Sandpiper, 3 Common Sandpipers still, 3 Turnstones and 3 Greenshanks

Heron Bay - 3 Greenshanks also in Manton Bay also 1 Great White Egret still

Manton Bay - 1 Mediterranean Gull (usual metal ringed bird) from Shallow Water Hide also 1 Green Sandpiper still

Wet Meadow - 1 Ruff and 2 Green Sandpipers

Goldeneye Spit - 3 Common Sandpipers

South Arm 3 - 1 Common Sandpiper also 1 Greenshank and 5 Green Sandpiper (from Fieldfare Hide)

Monday, 20 July 2015

Bird News - Monday 20th July 2015

North Arm - No sign if the White-winged Black Tern, but 4 Common Scoters, 3 Common Sandpipers and 2 Dunlin still

Sunday, 19 July 2015

Bird News - Sunday 19th July 2015

Lagoon 4 - 1 Caspian Gull still

Lagoon 3 - 1 Spotted Redshank still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Turnstone this morning

North Arm - 1 White-winged Black Tern this morning since 12:53 till 18:30 at the latest (found by Andy Brett - Well Done Andy!!!) also 1 Sanderling, 4 Dunlin and 2 Common Sandpipers still

Heron Bay - 1 Great White Egret still



Saturday, 18 July 2015

Bird News - Saturday 18th July 2015

Lagoon 4 - 1 Dunlin still also 1 Ruff this evening

Lagoon 1 - 2 Dunlin this afternoon (also in the North Arm this morning)

North Arm - 2 Greenshanks this morning also 1 Caspian Gull still (also on Lagoon 4) and 5 Common Sandpipers

Heron Bay - 1 Great White Egret still

Friday, 17 July 2015

Bird News - Friday 17th July 2015

Lagoon 4 - 2 Dunlin also 1 Black-tailed Godwit

North Arm - 2 Black Terns

Manton Bay - 2 Ruff

South Arm 3 - 1 Black Tern (also in the North Arm and on Lagoon 4)

Heron Bay - 1 Great White Egret still

Thursday, 16 July 2015

Bird News - Thursday 16th July 2015

Lagoon 4 - 1 Greenshank (also on Lagoon 3) also 1 Mediterranean Gull this afternoon

Lagoon 3 - 1 Spotted Redshank still

North Arm - 1 Little Tern also 1 Whimbrel (also flew over Lagoon 2 earlier), 1 Greenshank and 2 Common Sandpipers still

Wet Meadow - 1 Great White Egret still

Wednesday, 15 July 2015

Bird News - Wednesday 15th July 2015

North Arm - 1 Temminck's Stint still this evening at 19:30

Manton Bay - 2 Garganey still also 1 Black Tailed Godwit still, 2 Green Sandpipers and 1 Dunlin

South Arm 3 - 1 Black-tailed Godwit still also 1 Greenshank still and 1 Green Sandpiper still

South Arm 2 - 1 Little Gull this morning at 6:40

Heron Bay - 1 Great White Egret still

Tuesday, 14 July 2015

Bird News - Tuesday 14th July 2015

Lagoon 4 - 1 Caspian Gull from this morning on and off as well as a Mediterranean Gull (only briefly this afternoon) and 1 Dunlin, 2 Common Sandpipers also 1 Whimbrel this evening only

Lagoon 2 - 2 Green Sandpipers still

North Arm - 1 Temminck's Stint still (also on Lagoon 4 this evening) and 1 Dunlin and 3 Common Sandpipers still

South Arm 3 - 1 Scaup (drake) and 5 Common Sandpipers also 2 Black-tailed Godwits, 1 Greenshank and 4 Green Sandpipers from Fieldfare Hide

Manton Bay - 2 Garganey still

Heron Bay - 1 Great White Egret still (also on Wet Meadow and flew over Lagoon 4 towards Burley Fishponds this evening)

Monday, 13 July 2015

Bird News - Monday 13th July 2015

Heron Bay - 1 Great White Egret still

Manton Bay - 1 Temminck's Stint from Shallow Water Hide from 14:03 then in the North Arm from 16:50

North Arm - 2 Dunlin also 15 Little Ringed Plovers still



Sunday, 12 July 2015

Bird News - Sunday 12th July 2015

Lagoon 1 - 1 Scaup (female) still

Heron Bay - 1 Great White Egret still

South Arm 3 - 1 Black-tailed Godwit still and 3 Green Sandpipers still

Saturday, 11 July 2015

Bird News - Saturday 11th July 2015

Lagoon 1 - 3 Scaup still

North Arm - 3 Common Sandpipers still also 1 Common Scoter (drake)

South Arm 3 - 1 Great White Egret still (from Fieldfare Hide)

Friday, 10 July 2015

Bird News - Friday 10th July 2015

Lagoon 3 - 1 Common Sandpiper

Lagoon 2 - 3 Green Sandpipers

Lagoon 1 - 4 Scaup (1 Drake)

South Arm 3 - 1 Great White Egret still

Manton Bay - 1 Black-tailed Godwit

Thursday, 9 July 2015

Bird News - Thursday 9th July 2015

Lagoon 4 - 37 Black-tailed Godwits this afternoon

Lagoon 3 - 1 Scaup (drake)

Lagoon 2 - 1 Green Sandpiper still

North Arm - 1 Green Sandpiper this morning only also 3 Common Sandpipers still

South Arm 3 - 3 Green Sandpipers still and 1 Black-tailed Godwit still (from Fieldfare Hide)

Wet Meadow - 1 Great White Egret still this morning on and off

Wednesday, 8 July 2015

Tuesday, 7 July 2015

Bird News - Tuesday 7th July 2015

Lagoon 5 - 1 Common Sandpiper

North Arm - 6 Common Sandpipers

Heron Bay - 1 Great White Egret still after being at Cossington Meadows on Sunday (also on the Wet Meadow) also 1 Common Sandpiper

Goldeneye Spit - 2 Common Sandpipers still

South Arm 3 - 4 Green Sandpipers

Sunday, 5 July 2015

Bird News - Sunday 5th July 2015

North Arm - 4 Common Sandpipers also 1 Little Gull (1st summer) this morning only

Heron Bay - 7 Common Sandpipers

Saturday, 4 July 2015

Bird News - Saturday 4th July 2015

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

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret (also in Heron Bay at 16:30) still this morning at 8:30, but not since

North Arm - 1 Greenshank and 1 Common Sandpiper still

Friday, 3 July 2015

Bird News - Friday 3rd July 2015

Lagoon 4 - 15 Black-tailed Godwits (flew over Hambelton Peninsular earlier)

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret from 10:00 also 2 Green Sandpipers

North Arm - 2 Common Sandpipers

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Bird News - Wednesday 1st July 2015

Lagoon 4 - 1 Greenshank and 1 Ruff

Lagoon 3 - 1 Spotted Redshank still

Lagoon 2 - 2 Green Sandpipers still

Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Bird News - Tuesday 30th June 2015

Lagoon 4 - 1 Mediterranean Gull this afternoon briefly then flew over the road and started fly-catching

Lagoon 3 - 1 Black-tailed Godwit (though illusive - also flew over Lagoon 4), 1 Spotted Redshank (different to Saturdays bird) and 4 Green Sandpiper still

Lagoon 2 - 4 Green Sandpipers


Monday, 29 June 2015

Bird News - Monday 29th June 2015

Lagoon 4 - 1 Little Tern still early morning

Lagoon 3 - 3 Green Sandpipers still

Lagoon 2 - 1 Green Sandpiper still and 1 Garganey (juvenile) again

Sunday, 28 June 2015

Bird News - Sunday 28th June 2015

Lagoon 4 - 2 Little Terns from 11:50 till 19:00 when they flew South

Lagoon 3 - 6 Green Sandpipers and 1 Greenshank


Saturday, 27 June 2015

Bird News - Saturday 27th June 2015

Lagoon 3 - 3 Green Sandpipers still

Lagoon 2 - 3 Green Sandpipers, 1 Spotted Redshank and 1 Garganey (juvenile)

Lagoon 1 - 1 Mediterranean Gull (2nd summer) flew over heading South



Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Tuesday, 23 June 2015

Bird News - Tuesday 23rd June 2015

Lagoon 4 - 1 Dunlin still also 1 Mediterranean Gull this afternoon (briefly then flew South)

Lagoon 3 - 1 Black-tailed Godwit still also 1 Green Sandpiper still

Monday, 22 June 2015

Bird News - Monday 22nd June 2015

Lagoon 4 - 1 Marsh Harrier flew over early morning

Lagoon 3 - 1 Green Sandpiper still also 1 Black-tailed Godwit

Friday, 19 June 2015

Thursday, 18 June 2015

Wednesday, 17 June 2015

Tuesday, 16 June 2015

Bird News - Tuesday 16th June 2015

Lagoon 4 - 1 Dunlin still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Red-crested Pochard (drake) molting still

Lyndon - Cattle Egret flew over the Visitor Center heading South towards Wing

Thursday, 11 June 2015

Wednesday, 10 June 2015

Tuesday, 9 June 2015

Bird News - Tuesday 9th June 2015

Lagoon 4 - 1 Dunlin still also 1 Greenshank

Lagoon 3 - 1 Green Sandpiper this afternoon but then flew off North

Lagoon 1 - 1 Garganey (drake) this afternoon but elusive

Manton Bay - 1 Black Tern still

Wet Meadow - 1 Spotted Redshank still

Monday, 8 June 2015

Bird News - Monday 8th June 2015

Lagoon 4 - 3 Dunlin

Wet Meadow - 1 Spotted Redshank this morning (then on Lagoon 5 this afternoon)

Manton Bay - 1 Black Tern