Thursday, 31 March 2016

Bird News - Thursday 31st March 2016

Lagoon 1 - 1 Long-billed Dowitcher still, 1 Ruff and 2 Willow Warblers

North Arm - 1 Garganey (drake) still, 1 Slavonian Grebe still, 1 Red-necked Grebe still and 1 Great Northern Diver still

Wednesday, 30 March 2016

Bird News - Wednesday 30th March 2016

Lagoon 4 - 1 Dunlin still

North Arm - 1 Red-necked Grebe still, 1 Slavonian Grebe still, 1 Great Northern Diver still and 1 Garganey

Tuesday, 29 March 2016

Bird News - Tuesday 29th March 2016

Lagoon 3 - 1 Long-billed Dowitcher still (from Shoveler Hide)

North Arm - 1 Red-necked Grebe still and 1 Slavonian Grebe still

Whitwell - 1 House Martin

Monday, 28 March 2016

Bird News - Monday 28th March 2016

Lagoon 4 - 1 Dunlin

Lagoon 3 - 1 Long-billed Dowitcher still (from Shoveler Hide)

Sunday, 27 March 2016

Bird News - Sunday 27th March 2016

Lagoon 6 - 1 Wheatear this morning

Lagoon 5 - 1 Green Sandpiper still

Lagoon 3 - 1 Long-billed Dowitcher still (from Shoveler Hide)

Lagoon 1 - 1 Mediterranean Gull (2nd summer still) and 1 Dunlin

South Arm 3 - 1 Great Northern Diver still and 2 Scaup (1 drake and 1 female)

North Arm - 1 Great Northern Diver still, 1 Red-necked Grebe still and 1 Slavonian Grebe still

Burley Fishponds - 1 Brambling at about midday along Tims Road

Saturday, 26 March 2016

Bird News - Saturday 26th March 2016

Lagoon 7 - 2 Avocets

Lagoon 5 - 3 Red-crested Pochards and 1 Green Sandpiper

Lagoon 4 - 1 Little Ringed Plover

Lagoon 3 - 1 Long-billed Dowitcher still (from Shoveler Hide)

Lagoon 1 - 1 Mediterranean Gull (2nd summer), 1 Swallow also 1 Merlin flew over South West

Wet Meadow - 1 Wheatear

North Arm - 1 Swallow also 1 Red-necked Grebe still

South Arm 3 - 1 Great Northern Diver still

Friday, 25 March 2016

Bird News - Friday 25th March 2016

Lagoon 3 - 1 Long-billed Dowitcher still

Lagoon 1 - 2 Avocets, 1 Black-tailed Godwit and 1 Mediterranean Gull (2nd summer)

Egelton Meadows - 1 Firecrest (between Osprey Hide Sandpiper Hide) from about midday until this evening

North Arm - 1 Red-necked Grebe still, 1 Slavonian Grebe (afternoon not being seen for a while), 1 Great Northern Diver still and 2 Mediterranean Gulls

Thursday, 24 March 2016

Bird News - Thursday 24th March 2016

South Arm 3 - 1 Great Northern Diver still and 2 Smew (1 drake)

North Arm - 1 Great Northern Diver still and 1 Red-necked Grebe still

Wednesday, 23 March 2016

Bird News - Wednesday 23rd March 2016

Lagoon 3 - 1 Long-billed Dowitcher still (from Shoveler Hide) this morning and 1 Grey Plover flew over

South Arm 3 - 1 Great Northern Diver still and 1 Little Gull (adult)

North Arm - 1 Red-necked Grebe still and 1 Great Northern Diver still

Tuesday, 22 March 2016

Bird News - Tuesday 22nd March 2016

Lagoon 4 - 3 Smew still and 1 Dunlin

Lagoon 3 - 1 Long-billed Dowitcher (from Shoveler Hide) still (also on Lagoon 1)

Lagoon 1 - 1 Dunlin

North Arm - 1 Red-necked Grebe still (no sign of the Slavonian or the Black-necked Grebes) and 1 Great Northern Diver still

South Arm 3 - 3 Great Northern Divers still and 2 Scaup

Monday, 21 March 2016

Bird News - Monday 21st March 2016

Lagoon 4 - 4 Smew still

Lagoon 3 - 1 Long-billed Dwoitcher still (from Shoveler Hide)

North Arm - 1 Red-necked Grebe still and 1 Great Northern Diver still

Martin Bay - 1 Osprey

Sunday, 20 March 2016

Bird News - Sunday 20th March 2016

Lagoon 4 - 4 Smew still

Lagoon 3 - 1 Long-billed Dowitcher still this morning

North Arm - 1 Red-necked Grebe still, 1 Slavonian Grebe still and 3 Black-necked Grebes still

South Arm 3 - 1 Great Northern Diver still

Saturday, 19 March 2016

Bird News - Saturday 19th March 2016

Lagoon 7 - 4 Dunlin

Lagoon 4 - 3 Smew (redheads)

Lagoon 3 - 1 Long-billed Dowitcher still this morning (from Shoveler Hide)

Lagoon 1 - 3 Dunlin

North Arm - 3 Black-necked Grebes still, 1 Slavonian Grebe still and 1 Red-necked Grebe still

South Arm 3 - 2 Great Northern Divers still

Friday, 18 March 2016

Bird News - Friday 18th March 2016

Lagoon 3 - 1 Long-billed Dowitcher still (from Shoveler Hide)

North Arm - 1 Red-necked Grebe still, 1 Slavonian Grebe still and 3 Black-necked Grebes still

Thursday, 17 March 2016

Bird News - Thursday 17th March 2016

Lagoon 4 - 1 Mediterranean Gull (roosted) also 1 Dunlin still

Lagoon 3 - 1 Long-billed Dowitcher still (from Shoveler Hide)

North Arm - 1 Red-necked Grebe still, 1 Slavonian Grebe still and 3 Black-necked Grebes still

Dam - 1 Great Northern Diver still

Wednesday, 16 March 2016

Bird News - Wednesday 16th March 2016

Lagoon 4 - 5 Smew (1 drake) still and 1 Dunlin

Lagoon 3 - 1 Long-billed Dowitcher still (from Shoveler Hide)

North Arm - 1 Red-necked Grebe still, 1 Slavonian Grebe still and 3 Black-necked Grebes still

Tuesday, 15 March 2016

Bird News - Tuesday 15th March 2016

Lagoon 4 - 4 Smew still

Lagoon 3 - 1 Long-billed Dowitcher still (from Shoveler Hide)

Lagoon 1 - 1 Dunlin

North Arm - 3 Black-necked Grebes still, 1 Slavonian Grebe still, 1 Red-necked Grebe still and 1 Great Northern Diver still

Bird News - Monday 14th March 2016

Lagoon 3 - 1 Long-billed Dowitcher still (from Shoveler Hide)

North Arm - 1 Great Northern Diver still

Sunday, 13 March 2016

Bird News - Sunday 13th March 2016

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

Lagoon 3 - 1 Long-billed Dowitcher still (from Shoveler Hide)

Saturday, 12 March 2016

Bird News - Saturday 12th March 2016

Lagoon 6 - 1 Jack Snipe this afternoon

Lagoon 4 - 5 Smew (1 drake) still and 2 Red-crested Pochards (drakes)

Lagoon 3 - 1 Long-billed Dowitcher still (from Shoveler Hide)

North Arm - 3 Black-necked Grebes still, 1 Red-necked Grebe still, 1 Slavonian Grebe still, 1 Great Northern Diver and 1 Common Scoter (female)

Friday, 11 March 2016

Bird News - Friday 11th March 2016

Lagoon 4 - 1 Avocet

Lagoon 3 - 1 Long-billed Dowitcher still this morning

South Arm 3 - 1 Great Northern Diver still

Thursday, 10 March 2016

Bird News - Thursday 10th March 2016

Lagoon 4 - 5 Smew (1 drake) still

Lagoon 3 - 1 Long-billed Dowitcher from Shoveler Hide still this morning

North Arm - 3 Black-necked Grebes still, 1 Slavonian Grebe still and 1 Red-necked Grebe still

South Arm 2 - 1 Great Northern Diver still

Sailing Club Bay - 2 Scaup (females)

Wednesday, 9 March 2016

Bird News - Wednesday 9th March 2016

Lagoon 4 - 4 Smew (1 drake) still

Hambleton Peninsular - 1 Great Northern Diver still

North Arm - 3 Black-necked Grebes (now coming into summer plumage) still and 1 Great Northern Diver still

South Arm 3 - 2 Common Scoters (drakes) this afternoon

Tuesday, 8 March 2016

Bird News - Tuesday 8th March 2016

Lagoon 4 - 6 Smew (1 drake) still

Lagoon 3 - 1 Long-billed Dowitcher still this morning, but no sign this afternoon also 1 Jack Snipe still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Black-tailed Godwit still

North Arm - 3 Black-necked Grebes still, 1 Slavonian Grebe still and 1 Red-necked Grebe still

South Arm - 1 Great Northern Diver still

Sailing Club Bay - 2 Scaup still

Monday, 7 March 2016

Bird News - Monday 7th March 2016

Lagoon 3 - 1 Long-billed Dowitcher still

North Arm - 1 Red-necked Grebe still, 1 Slavonian Grebe still and 3 Black-necked Grebes still

Sunday, 6 March 2016

Bird News - Sunday 6th March 2016

Lagoon 4 - 6 Smew still

Lagoon 3 - 1 Long-billed Dowitcher still (from Shoveler Hide)

North Arm - 1 Red-necked Grebe still, 1 Slavonian Grebe still and 3 Black-necked Grebes still

Saturday, 5 March 2016

Bird News - Saturday 5th March 2016

Lagoon 4 - 6 Smew (2 drakes) still

Lagoon 3 - 1 Long-billed Dowitcher still (from Shoveler Hide) this morning

North Arm - 1 Red-necked Grebe still, 1 Slavonian Grebe still an 3 Black-necked Grebes still

South Arm - 1 Great Northern Diver still

Friday, 4 March 2016

Bird News - Friday 4th March 2016

Lagoon 4 - 5 Smew still

Lagoon 3 - 1 Long-billed Dowitcher still from Shoveler Hide

North Arm - 1 Red-necked Grebe still, 1 Slavonian Grebe still and 3 Black-necked Grebes still

Thursday, 3 March 2016

Bird News - Thursday 3rd March 2016

Lagoon 4 - 6 Smew (1 drake) still

Lagoon 3 - 1 Long-billed Dowitcher still from Shoveler Hide

North Arm - 1 Red-necked Grebe still, 1 Slavonian Grebe still and 3 Black-necked Grebes still

South Arm 1 - 2 Scaup (1 female and 1 1st winter drake)

Wednesday, 2 March 2016

Bird News - Wednesdy 2nd March 2016

Lagoon 4 - 5 Smew (1 drake) still

Lagoon 3 - 1 Long-billed Dowitcher (from Shoveler Hide) still

North Arm - 1 Red-necked Grebe still, 1 Slavonian Grebe still and 3 Black-necked Grebes still

Tuesday, 1 March 2016

Bird News - Tuesday 1st March 2016

Lagoon 4 - 6 Smew (1 drake), 1 Dunlin and 2 Whooper Swans still (also in the field along Egelton Lane)

Lagoon 3 - 1 Long-billed Dowitcher still all day also 2 Scaup (1 female and 1 1st winter drake)

North Arm - 3 Black-necked Grebes still, 1 Slavonian Grebe still and 1 Red-necked Grebe still