Tuesday, 31 May 2016

Monday, 30 May 2016

Bird News - Monday 30th May 2016

Lagoon 4 - 2 Sandwich Terns this evening

Lagoon 3 - 9 Spoonbills flew over Bittern Hide heading towards the North Arm at 12:16, then we're on Lagoon 3 until 12:45 when they flew south towards Manton Bay

Sunday, 29 May 2016

Saturday, 28 May 2016

Friday, 27 May 2016

Bird News - Friday 27th May 2016

Lagoon 4 - 1 Red-necked Phalarope this evening (found by Nigel Messenger) from 18:55 to about 17:40 then flew behind an island and could not be found again, then was seen again from about 20:30 till about 20:45 this evening and then flew off towards Lagoon 3 and was not seen again (there's a description you wouldn't find on the LROS site) also 2 Sanderling and 1 Dunlin still


Saturday, 21 May 2016

Friday, 20 May 2016

Bird News - Friday 20th May 2016

Lagoon 4 - 5 Turnstones (4 flew off this evening), 2 Dunlin and 2 Sanderling

Wednesday, 18 May 2016

Tuesday, 17 May 2016

Bird News - Tuesday 17th May 2016

Lagoon 4 - 18 Dunlin

South Arm 3 - 1 Black Tern and 1 Arctic Tern

Dam - 1 Great Northern Diver still

Sunday, 15 May 2016

Bird News - Sunday 15th May 2016

South Arm 3 - 1 Black Tern this morning

North Arm - 1 Great Northern Diver still

Saturday, 14 May 2016

Bird News - Saturday 14th May 2016

Lagoon 4 - 1 Sanderling, 1 Dunlin, 1 Ruff and 2 Greenshanks

Lagoon 3 - 10 Black Terns (also on Lagoon 4)

North Arm - 1 Great Northern Diver still, 2 Greenshanks and 1 Common Sandpiper still

Friday, 13 May 2016

Bird News - Friday 13th May 2016

Lagoon 4 - 2 Common Sandpipers still and 3 Dunlin

Lagoon 3 - 12 Black Terns this evening

North Arm - 1 Great Northern Diver still this morning

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

Bird News - Wednesday 11th May 2016

Lagoon 4 - 2 Dunlin also 3+ Arctic Terns

Lagoon 3 - 2 Knot still, 1 Garganey still and 1 Marsh Harrier

Lagoon 1 - 5 Black Terns this morning (also on Lagoon 3)

Tuesday, 10 May 2016

Bird News - Tuesday 10th May 2016

Lagoon 4 - 4 Turnstones, 3 Sanderling, 13 Dunlin and 1 Common Sandpiper still

Lagoon 3 - 2 Knot, 1 Common Sandpiper and 1 Garganey (drake) still

Lagoon 1 - 3 Black Terns this afternoon and 4 Dunlin

North Arm - 2 Grey Plovers, 1 Whimbrel and 1 Great Northern Diver still (summer plumage)



Monday, 9 May 2016

Bird News - Monday 9th May 2016

Lagoon 4 - 9 Dunlin still, 4 Sanderling, 4 Turnstones, 3 Common Sandpipers, 1 Grey plover still and 1 Greenshank throughout the day

Lagoon 3 - 2 Black Terns, 1 Garganey (drake - also on Lagoon 4) and 1 Common Sandpiper still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Garganey (drake - different to Lagoon 3 and Lagoon 4 bird), 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Ruff, 1 Greenshank, 1 Sanderling, 2 Dunlin also 2 Bar-tailed Godwits and 1 Curlew Sandpiper (no sign this evening though)

North Arm - 1 Great Northern Diver still

Sunday, 8 May 2016

Bird News - Sunday 8th May 2016

Lagoon 4 - 2 Sanderlings (EA), 11 Dunlin, 1 Greenshank and 1 Common Sandpiper this evening

Lagoon 3 - 1 Common Sandpiper and 2 Black Terns

Lagoon 1 - 1 Grey Plover still, 1 Greenshank, 5 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper and 13 Black Terns

North Arm - 2 Greenshanks, 2 Common Sandpipers1 Great Northern Diver still and 13 Black Terns (26 this evening, so presumably the Lagoon 1 birds)

Saturday, 7 May 2016

Friday, 6 May 2016

Bird News - Friday 6th May 2016

Lagoon 4 - 2 Sanderling and 12 Dunlin

Lagoon 3 - 9 Black Terns (also in North Arm and Lagoon 4)

Lagoon 2 - 1 Wood Sandpiper

Lagoon 1 - 1 Grey Plover still and 1 Sanderling

South Arm - 1 Great Northern Diver still

Thursday, 5 May 2016

Bird News - Thursday 5th May 2016

Lagoon 4 - 13 Dunlin still and 2 Common Sandpipers still

Lagoon 3 - 1 Garganey still, 45+ Black Terns and 1 Arctic Tern

Lagoon 1- 15+ Black Terns, 1 Greenshank, 1 Grey Plover still and 1 Garganey

South Arm 3 - 2 Great Northern Divers still

North Arm - 1 Great Northern Diver still


Wednesday, 4 May 2016

Bird News - Wednesday 4th May 2016

Lagoon 4 - 1 Grey Plover (different to yesterday's bird)

Lagoon 1 - 1 Marsh Harrier (also on Lagoon 3), 4 Black Terns and 3 Dunlin

Whitwell - Black Redstart still this morning near the restaurant

Tuesday, 3 May 2016

Bird News - Tuesday 3rd May 2016

Lagoon 4 - 30+ Dunlin still (11 flew off this evening though), 2 Whimbrel still and 1 Grey Plover still

Lagoon 1 - 9 Dunlin

South Arm 3 - 2 Great Northern Divers still

Whitwell - 1 Black Redstart (female) this morning only also 2 Common Sandpipers

Dam - 1 Common Sandpiper and 4 Wheatears

Monday, 2 May 2016

Bird News - Monday 2nd May 2016

Lagoon 4 - 50+ Dunlin, 1 Grey Plover still, 1 Whimbrel still and 1 Common Sandpiper still

Lagoon 3 - 9 Dunlin (different to the ones on Lagoon 4)

South Arm 3 - 2 Great Nirthern Divers still and 2 Scaup (females)

North Arm - 7 Arctic Terns this evening

Sunday, 1 May 2016