Thursday, 31 August 2017

Bird News - Thursday 31st August 2017

Lagoon 4 - 1 Marsh Harrier (flew over), 3 Greenshank, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Ruff, 8 Dunlin, 1 Sanderling still, 1 Little Gull and 2 Great White Egrets still

Lagoon 3 - 2 Green Sandpipers, 1 Bittern and 1 Great White Egret

Lagoon 2 - 1 American Wigeon still

Wet Meadow - 1 Greenshank and 1 Green Sandpiper

North Arm - 1 Wood Sandpiper still, 3 Dunlin and 1 Whimbrel

Wednesday, 30 August 2017

Bird News - Wednesday 30th August 2017

Lagoon 4 - 1 Sanderling

Lagoon 2 - 1 American Wigeon still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

Bird News - Tuesday 29th August 2017

Lagoon 4 - 1 Great White Egret1 Arctic Tern (juvenile), 1 Green Sandpiper and 1 Greenshank

Lagoon 3 - 1 Common Sandpiper and 1 Bittern

Lagoon 2 - 1 American Wigeon (eclipse drake) from Grebe Hide (found mid afternoon)

Lagoon 1 - 1 Marsh Harrier and 2 Great White Egrets

North Arm - 1 Shag (juvenile on tern raft from 10:35-10:40 then flew low into the fishponds) also 1 Marsh Harrier, 6 Dunlin1 Wood Sandpiper still, 2 Ruff, 2 Green Sandpipers, 1 Whimbrel and 1 Red-necked Grebe still

Monday, 28 August 2017

Sunday, 27 August 2017

Saturday, 26 August 2017

Bird News - Saturday 26th August 2017

Lagoon 4 1 Green Sandpiper1 Greenshank and 2 Black-tailed Godwits

Lagoon 3 - 1 Bittern still, 1 Great White Egret and 1 Marsh Harrier

North Arm - 2 Ruff, 1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Whimbrel and 12 Dunlin

Friday, 25 August 2017

Thursday, 24 August 2017

Bird News - Thursday 24th August 2017

Lagoon 4 - 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Greenshanks, 4 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper also 1 Redstart (male) along the track west of Dunlin Hide

Lagoon 3 - 1 Garganey

North Arm - 1 Red-necked Grebe (summer plumage), 1 Wood Sandpiper, 3 Green Sandpipers, 2 Greenshanks, 2 Ruff, 1 Whimbrel, 1 Common Sandpiper and 5 Dunlin

Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Bird News - Tuesday 22nd August 2017

Lagoon 3 - 1 Bittern still and 2 Great White Egrets still

Barnsdale - 1 Corn Bunting flew over (SML)

Monday, 21 August 2017

Bird News - Monday 21st August 2017

Lagoon 2 - 1 Greenshank and 1 Green Sandpiper

North Arm - 1 Wood Sandpiper still

Sunday, 20 August 2017

Bird News - Sunday 20th August 2017

Lagoon 4 - 2 Greenshanks, 1 Great White Egret still, 14 Dunlin and 1 Mediterranean Gull (usual adult) this evening

Lagoon 3 - 1 Black Tern still and 1 Bittern

Lagoon 2 - 1 Red-crested Pochard still

North Arm - 5 Green Sandpiper and 2 Common Sandpipers

Saturday, 19 August 2017

Bird News - Saturday 19th August 2017

Lagoon 4 - 8 Dunlin, 2 Mediterranean Gulls (usual adult and 1 juvenile) and 1 Little Gull

Lagoon 3 - 1 Black Tern still

Wet Meadow - 12 Green Sandpipers and 1 Wood Sandpiper this evening

Heron Bay - 2 Great White Egrets still

Friday, 18 August 2017

Bird News - Friday 18th August 2017

Lagoon 4 - 1 Wheatear, 4 Black-tailed Godwits, 1 Whinchat, 5 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper and 1 Greenshank flew over

Lagoon 3 - 1 Marsh Harrier, 1 Black Tern and 1 Graganey still

Lagoon 2 - 1 Red-crested Pochard (drake)

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still

Wet Meadow - 2 Green Sandpipers still

North Arm - 6 Green Sandpipers, 1 Wood Sandpiper and 3 Common Sandpipers

Thursday, 17 August 2017

Bird News - Thursday 17th August 2017

Lagoon 4 - 2 Green Sandpipers, 1 Greenshank, 8 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Ruff and 1 Garganey

Lagoon 3 - 1 Black Tern and 1 Great White Egret

Wet Meadow - 5 Green Sandpipers still thi evening

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Bird News - Wednesday 16th August 2017

Lagoon 4 - 4 Green Sandpipers, 8 Dunlin, 2 Greenshanks and 1 Black-tailed Godwit (juvenile) still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still flew over this evening

Wet Meadow - 1 Wood Sandpiper still also 8 Green Sandpipers

Tuesday, 15 August 2017

Bird News - Tuesday 15th August 2017

Lagoon 4 - 1 Greenshank, 3 Ruff, 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 1 Common Sandpiper and 10 Dunlin

Lagoon 3 - 1 Scaup and 2 Great White Egrets still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Marsh Harrier

Wet Meadow - 1 Green Sandpiper and 1 Greenshank

South Arm 3 - 1 Great White Egret still

Monday, 14 August 2017

Bird News - Monday 14th August 2017

Lagoon 4 - 1 Greenshank, 6 Dunlin and 1 Black-tailed Godwit

Lagoon 3 - 1 Marsh Harrier and 1 Garganey still

Lagoon 1 - 2 Great White Egrets still

North Arm - 5 Common Sandpipers, 4 Green Sandpipers and 6 Dunlin

Sunday, 13 August 2017

Bird News - Sunday 13th August 2017

Lagoon 6 - 1 Whinchat (from Pintail Hide)

Lagoon 4 - 6 Black-tailed Godwits, 1 Greenshank and 1 Dunlin this evening

Saturday, 12 August 2017

Bird News - Saturday 12th August 2017

Lagoon 4 - 3 Black-tailed Godwits, 5 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Greenshank and 1 Marsh Harrier (3-4 different birds been about today)

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still and 1 Green Sandpiper

North Arm - 1 Wood Sandpiper still (then flew off towards Lagoon 4 this evening) also 3 Green Sandpipers, 1 Dunlin and 2 Common Sandpipers

Friday, 11 August 2017

Bird News - Friday 11th August 2017

Lagoon 4 - 7 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Little Gull (adult this evening) and 2 Mediterranean Gulls (1 usual adult and 1 juvenile)

North Arm - 4 Common Sandpipers (Dickinsons Bay) also 1 Green Sandpiper

Thursday, 10 August 2017

Bird News - Thursday 10th August 2017

Lagoon 4 - 11 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Ruff, 1 Mediterranean Gull and 19 Black-tailed Godwits (12 juveniles)

Lagoon 3 - 1 White-winged Black Tern still, 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Great White Egret still and 1 Garganey

Lagoon 1 - 2 Greenshanks

North Arm - 1 Little Gull and 1 Green Sandpiper

Wednesday, 9 August 2017

Bird News - Wednesday 9th August 2017

North Arm - 1 White-winged Black Tern (found by Nigel Messenger)

South Arm 1 - 1 Sandwitch Tern

Goldeneye Spit - 1 Grey Plover (adult), 2 Turnstones, 5 Dunlin and 1 Common Sandpiper

Tuesday, 8 August 2017

Bird News - Tuesday 8th August 2017

Lagoon 4 - 11 Dunlin and 2 Common Sandpipers

Lagoon 3 - 1 Garganey and 1 Marsh Harrier (juvenile)

North Arm - 1 Green Sandpiper

Monday, 7 August 2017

Bird News - Monday 7th August 2017

Lagoon 4 - 2 Great White Egrets, 8 Dunlin and 2 Mediterranean Gulls (1 usual adult and 1 juvenile) this evening

Sunday, 6 August 2017

Bird News - Sunday 6th August 2017

Lagoon 4 - 1 Whimbrel still also 1 Mediterranean Gull (juvenile) this evening

Lagoon 3 - 1 Marsh Harrier still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Black-tailed Godwit

South Arm 3 - 1 Black-necked Grebe (juvenile) this morning (from Lapwing Hide)

Saturday, 5 August 2017

Bird News - Saturday 5th August 2017

Lagoon 5 - 1 Garganey

Lagoon 4 - 19 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper also 1 Little Gull this evening and 1 Marsh Harrier still

Lagoon 3 - 2 Great White Egrets still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still

Wet Meadow - 9 Green Sandpipers (7 this evening)

North Arm - 1 Wood Sandpiper still and 1 Common Sandpiper

Friday, 4 August 2017

Bird News - Friday 4th August 2017

Lagoon 5 - 1 Garganey

Lagoon 4 - 1 Sanderling, 21 Dunlin, 1 Caspian Gull and 1 Mediterranean Gull (usual adult)

Thursday, 3 August 2017

Bird News - Thursday 3rd August 2017

Lagoon 4 - 17 Dunlin, 3 Common Sandpipers and 1 Mediterranean Gull (juvenile) this evening

Lagoon 1 - 1 Greenshank

North Arm - 1 Wood Sandpiper, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper and 1 Whimbrel

Wet Meadow - 5 Green Sandpipers this evening

Wednesday, 2 August 2017

Bird News - Wednesday 2nd August 2017

Lagoon 4 - 1 Mediterranean Gull (juvenile), 1 Common Sandpiper and 10 Dunlin this evening

Wet Meadow - 6 Green Sandpipers this evening


Tuesday, 1 August 2017

Bird News - Tuesday 1st August 2017

Lagoon 4 - 11 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Great White Egrets and 1 Mediterranean Gull (usual adult) this evening

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret flew over this evening

Wet Meadow - 9 Green Sandpipers this evening

Manton Bay - 1 Arctic Tern