Saturday, 28 February 2015

Bird News - Saturday 28th February 2015

Lagoon 7 - 1 Ringed Plover still and 2 Dunlin

Lagoon 4 - 2 Ringed Plovers still, 3 Dunlin and 3 Smew (1 drake)

Lagoon 3 - 1 Smew (drake) also 1 Bittern still this evening

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still off Barnsdale Wood

Hambelton Peninsular - 1 Pink-footed Goose still

Also of interest up to 4,000 Starlings currently murmurating over Barnsdale Wood

Friday, 27 February 2015

Bird News - Friday 27th February 2015

Lagoon 4 - 6 Ringed Plovers still also 2 Smew (1 drake)

Hambelton Peninsular - 1 White-fronted Goose (Greenland) still and 1 Pink-footed Goose still

South Arm 2 - Great White Egret still

Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Tuesday, 24 February 2015

Bird News - Tuesday 24th February 2015

Lagoon 4 - 3 Dunlin, 6 Ringed Plovers and 4 Smew (1 drake) still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still (also on Lagoon 2, Heron Bay, South Arm 1 and then flew over Lagoon 4)

North Arm - 1 Red-necked Grebe still off Armley Wood

Hambelton Peninsular - 1 Brent Goose still

South Arm 3 - 1 Scaup (female) still

South Arm 1 - 1 Great Northern Diver still

Saturday, 21 February 2015

Bird News - Saturday 21st February 2015

Lagoon 7 - 2 Ringed Plovers still

Lagoon 4 - 1 Ringed Plover still also 1 Smew (redhead)

Lagoon 3 - Bittern still this evening and 1 Scaup also Great White Egret flew over

Friday, 20 February 2015

Bird News - Friday 20th February 2015

Lagoon 7 - 2 Ringed Plovers

Lagoon 4 - 6 Ringed Plovers now, 2 Dunlin and 4 Smew (2 drakes)

Lagoon 3 - Bittern again

Lagoon 1 - 1 Ringed Plover flew over East

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

South Arm 3 - 4 Scaup (1 drake, 1 1st winter drake and 2 females) and 1 Smew (drake)

South Arm - 2 Great Northern Divers still

Hambelton Peninsular - 1 Brent Goose still on the North side

Normanton Church - 1 Scaup (female)

Heron Bay - 1 Great White Egret still

Thursday, 19 February 2015

Bird News - Thursday 19th February 2015

Lagoon 4 - 4 Ringed Plovers now also 3 Smew (2 drakes) still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Avocet this morning then was on Lagoon 4 this afternoon

Wednesday, 18 February 2015

Bird News - Wednesday 18th February 2015

Lagoon 3 - 3 Smew (1 drake) still

South Arm 3 - 3 Smew (2 drakes) still

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

Tuesday, 17 February 2015

Bird News - Tuesday 17th February 2015

Lagoon 4 - 3 Smew (2 drakes), 2 Dunlin and 1 Ringed Plover (1st of the year)

Lagoon 3 - 7 Smew (1 drake) still and 2 Scaup (1 adult drake and 1 1st winter drake)

Lagoon 2 - 1 Great White Egret still and 1 Smew

Hambelton Peninsular - 3 White-fronted Geese (2 Europeans and 1 Greenland), 1 Pink-footed Goose still and 15 Barnacle Geese (considered to be wild) (also at Whitwell) also 1 Brent Goose still

South Arm - 2 Great Northern Divers still and 1 Scaup (drake)

Dam - 1 Red-necked Grebe still at the South End

Saturday, 14 February 2015

Bird News - Saturday 14th February 2015

Lagoon 2 - 1 Great White Egret still, then flew to Lagoon 1 this evening

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still

South Arm 3 - 2 Smew (redheads) still

Dam - 1 Red-necked Grebe still

Friday, 13 February 2015

Bird News - Friday 13th February 2015

Hambelton Peninsular - 2 Great Northern Divers still this evening then drifted towards the South side

Wednesday, 11 February 2015

Tuesday, 10 February 2015

Bird News - Tuesday 10th February 2015

Lagoon 4 - 4 Smew (2 drakes)

Lagoon 3 - 3 Smew (1 drake)

North Arm - 1 Great Northern Diver still also 2 Black-necked Grebes still off Barnsdale Wood

South Arm 3 - 1 Smew (drake) and 1 Scaup (drake)

Monday, 9 February 2015

Sunday, 8 February 2015

Bird News - Sunday 8th February 2015

Lagoon 4 - 2 Smew

Lagoon 3 - 1 Marsh Harrier (green wing tagged bird) and 1 Red-crested Pochard

Lagoon 1 - 2 Stonechats

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still and 1 Scaup also Red-necked Grebe still off Armley Wood

Hambleton Peninsular - 1 Brent Goose still also 3 White-fronted Geese (2 Europeans and 1 Greenland) still

South Arm 3 - 6 Smew, 1 Red-crested Pochard and 3 Scaup still

Dam - 1 Great Northern Diver still

Also in case you missed us on Countryfile you can catch up here

Saturday, 7 February 2015

Bird News - Saturday 7th February 2015

South Arm 3 - 4 Smew (3 drakes) still, 1 Red-crested Pochard (female) and 2 Scaup still

Whitwell Creek - 2 Red-crested Pochards (drakes)

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still off Barnsdale Wood also Red-necked Grebe still off Armley Wood

Friday, 6 February 2015

Bird News - Friday 6th February 2015

North Arm - Red-necked Grebe still off Armley Wood

South Arm 3 - 6 Smew still also 6 Scaup

Wednesday, 4 February 2015

Bird News - Wednesday 4th February 2015

North Arm - Red-necked Grebe still off Armley Wood

Bird News - Tuesday 3rd February 2015

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still off Barnsdale Wood also Red-necked Grebe still off Armley Wood

Hambelton Peninsular - 3 White-fronted Geese still (2 Europeans and 1 Greenland)

South Arm 3 - 2 Smew still