Saturday, 21 April 2018

Bird News - Saturday 21st April 2018

Lagoon 4 - 8 Black-tailed Godwits and 1 Turnstone this morning also 4 Dunlin and 1 Curlew Sandpiper this afternoon

Lagoon 1 - 1 Little Gull still also 1 Wood Sandpiper (then later on Lagoon 4) this afternoon

South Arm 3 - 1 Fulmar flew over at 09:53 and headed towards Manton Bay and then gained height and went over the North Arm at about 10:00 also 1 Little Gull and 1 Arctic Tern

North Arm - 1 Scaup (female)

Friday, 20 April 2018

Bird News - Friday 20th April 2018

Lagoon 4 - 1 Little Gull still, 1 Turnstone still and 1 Bar-tailed Godwit still

Egelton Reserve - 1 Hobby and 1 Swift

Thursday, 19 April 2018

Bird News - Thursday 19th April 2018

Lagoon 4 - 5 Little Gulls, 1 American Wigeon (drake) still, 1 Turnstone still, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit still, 1 Whimbrel and 1 Dunlin

Wednesday, 18 April 2018

Bird News - Wednesday 18th April 2018

Lagoon 4 - 1 Bar-tailed Godwit1 Whimbrel also 12 Ruff and 2 Sandwich Terns this evening

Tuesday, 17 April 2018

Bird News - Tuesday 17th April 2018

Lagoon 4 - 1 American Wigeon (drake) still and 1 Bar-tailed Godwit

North Arm - 1 Common Scoter

Monday, 16 April 2018

Sunday, 15 April 2018

Bird News - Sunday 15th April 2018

Lagoon 4 - 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Dunlin and 3 Avocets

Lagoon 3 - 1 Mediterranean Gull (2nd summer still)

Manton Bay - 2 Great Northern Divers still

Also 9 Little Gulls about (including at least 1 on Lagoon 3)

Saturday, 14 April 2018

Bird News - Saturday 14th April 2018

Lagoon 2 - 1 Arctic Tern also 1 Little Gull

Sailing Club Bay - 1 Great Northern Diver still

Dam - 5 Common Scoters still (2 drakes) between the Dam and Hambelton Peninsular

North Arm - 2 Common Scoters (pair)

Old Hall - 1 Common Scoter (drake)

Friday, 13 April 2018

Bird News - Friday 13th April 2018

Lagoon 4 - 1 Sanderling and 1 Greenshank

Lagoon 2 - 1 Common Crane flew over at 10:20

South Arm - 1 Great Northern Diver still

Thursday, 12 April 2018

Tuesday, 10 April 2018

Bird News - Tuesday 10th April 2018

Lagoon 4 - 1 American Wigeon (drake) still also 1 Pink-footed Goose

Lagoon 3 - 1 Mediterranean Gull (2nd summer) still

Lagoon 1 - 2 Common Scoters (pair) also 1 Little Gull (1st winter)

Whitwell - 1 Slavonian Grebe

Manton Bay - 1 Great Northern Diver still

Monday, 9 April 2018

Bird News - Monday 9th April 2018

Lagoon 4 - 1 American Wigeon (drake) still also 1 Pink-footed Goose still

Dam - 1 Slavonian Grebe still (north end)

Sunday, 8 April 2018

Bird news - Sunday 8th April 2018

Lagoon 4 - 1 American Wigeon (drake) still

Lagoon 3 - 1 Mediterranean Gull (2nd summer) still

Dam - 1 Arctic Skua (dark morph) flew from the Dam towards Manton Bay at 08:40 also 1 Slavonain Grebe still

North Arm - 2 Kittiwakes and 1 Common Scoter (drake)

Saturday, 7 April 2018

Bird News - Saturday 7th April 2018

Lagoon 4 - 1 American Wigeon (drake) still

Lagoon 3 - 1 Mediterranean Gull (2nd summer) still

South Arm 3 - 1 Black-necked Grebe still

Dam - 1 Slavonain Grebe also 2 Little Gulls

Friday, 6 April 2018

Bird News - Friday 6th April 2018

Whitwell - 1 Great Northern Diver still

South Arm 2 - 2 Great Northern Divers still

Dam - 1 Slavonain Grebe (north end)

Thursday, 5 April 2018

Wednesday, 4 April 2018

Bird News - Wednesday 4th April 2018

Lagoon 4 - 1 House Martin this afternoon also 2 Mediterranean Gulls (adults) and 1 Yellow Wagtail still

Tuesday, 3 April 2018

Bird News - Tuesday 3rd April 2018

Lagoon 3 - 1 Mediterranean Gull (2nd summer) still also 1 Marsh Harrier

Lagoon 1 - 1 House Martin

South Arm 3 - 1 Great Northern Diver still also 2 Black-necked Grebes still

Dam - 1 Slavonain Grebe (almost in summer plumage) off the north end

Whitwell - 1 Great Northern Diver still

Few Swallows and Willow Warblers about

Monday, 2 April 2018

Bird News - Monday 2nd April 2018

Lagoon 4 - 1 Yellow Wagtail

South Arm 3 - 6 Scaup (3 drakes) still, 2 Black-necked Grebes still and 1 Slavonian Grebe still

Lyndon - 1 Brambling by the feeders

Few Swallows about the reserve also plenty of Sand Martins about

Sunday, 1 April 2018

Bird News - Sunday 1st April 2018

Lagoon 3 - 1 Mediterranean Gull (2nd summer) still

Lagoon 1 - 1 March Harrier still

South Arm 3 - 2 Black-necked Grebe still, 1 Slavonian Grebe still, 6 Scaup still and 2 Great Northern Divers still


Saturday, 31 March 2018

Bird News - Saturday 31st March 2018

Lagoon 4 - 1 American Wigeon (drake) still, 2 Avocets1 Grey Plover and 1 Mediterranean Gull (2nd summer)

Lagoon 3 - 1 Mediterranean Gull (unringed adult)

South Arm 3 - 2 Black-necked Grebes still also 6 Scaup still

South Arm 2 - 1 Slavonian Grebe still also 2 Great Northern Divers still

Deep Water Hide - 1 Brambling

Friday, 30 March 2018

Bird News - Friday 30th March 2018

South Arm 3 - 2 Black-necked Grebes still and 5 Scaup still

South Arm 2 - 1 Slavonian Grebe still and 2 Great Northern Divers still

Thursday, 29 March 2018

Bird News - Thursday 29th March 2018

South Arm 3 - 1 Slavonian Grebe still

South Arm 2 - 2 Great Northern Divers still

Tuesday, 27 March 2018

Bird News - Tuesday 27th March 2018

Lagoon 4 - 1 Little Ringed Plover

South Arm 2 - 2 Great Northern Divers still

North Arm - 1 Black-necked Grebe still

Monday, 26 March 2018

Bird News - Monday 26th March 2018

South Arm - 1 Red-necked Grebe still, 1 Slavonian Grebe still also 2 Great Northern Divers still

Sunday, 25 March 2018

Bird News - Sunday 25th March 2018

Lagoon 4 - 7 Smew still

Manton Bay - 1 Red-necked Grebe still

South Arm 3 - 3 Common Scoters

South Arm 2 - 4 Common Scoter still, 1 Slavonian Grebe still and 2 Great Northern Divers still

North Arm - 1 Black-necked Grebe still


Saturday, 24 March 2018

Bird News - Saturday 24th March 2018

Lagoon 4 - 4 Smew (1 drake) still

South Arm 3 - 1 Great Northern Diver still and 8+ Scaup still

South Arm 2 - 1 Common Scoter and 1 Slavonian Grebe

Barnhill Creek - 1 Great Northern Diver still