Sunday, 30 November 2014

Bird News - Sunday 30th November 2014

North Arm - 2 Great White Egrets still, 6 Common Scoters, 2 Black-necked Grebes, 3 White-fronted Geese 2 adults and 1 juvenile (2 Europeans and 1 Greenland) then the Greenland flew to Manton Bay

Saturday, 29 November 2014

Friday, 28 November 2014

Bird News - Friday 28th November 2014

North Arm - 1 Great White Egret still

Field Behind Lagoon 7 - White-fronted Goose juvenile (Greenland) still

Wednesday, 26 November 2014

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

Bird News - Tuesday 25th November 2014

Lagoon 3 - Red-necked Grebe still

North Arm - 2 Great White Egrets still and 1 Black-necked Grebe still

South Arm 3 - Long-tailed Duck still

South Arm 2 - 14 Dunlin

South Arm 1 - 1 Black-necked Grebe still and 1 Mediterranean Gull roosted

Sailing Club - 2 Scaup

Monday, 24 November 2014

Bird News - Monday 24th November 2014

Lagoon 3 - Red-necked Grebe still

North Arm - 2 Great White Egrets still, 2 Black-necked Grebes still and 1 Slavonian Grebe still

Burley Fishponds - 1 Green Sandpiper

South Arm 3 - 1 Black-necked Grebe

Manton Bay - White-fronted Goose juvenile (Greenland) still

Sunday, 23 November 2014

Bird News - Sunday 23rd November 2014

Lagoon 3 - Red-necked Grebe still also Ferruginous Duck hybrid (different from last one)

Lagoon 2 - 2 Black-tailed Godwits still

North Arm - 18 Dunlin still, 2 Black-necked Grebes still, 1 Slavonian Grebe still and 2 Great White Egrets still

Saturday, 22 November 2014

Bird News - Saturday 22nd November 2014

Lagoon 3 - Red-necked Grebe still

North Arm - 2 Great White Egrets still, 2 Black-necked Grebes still, 1 Slavonian Grebe still, 9 Red-crested Pochards and 10 Dunlin

Friday, 21 November 2014

Bird News - Friday 21st November 2014

Lagoon 3 - Red-necked Grebe still and 2 Red-crested Pochards

North Arm - 2 Great White Egrets still, 1 Slavonian Grebe still, 2 Black-necked Grebes still and 5 Red-crested Pochards

Manton Bay - White-fronted Goose juvenile (Greenland) still

Thursday, 20 November 2014

Bird News - Thursday 20th November 2014

Lagoon 3 - Red-necked Grebe still

North Arm - 2 Great White Egrets still, 1 Slavonian Grebe and 1 Black-necked Grebe still

Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Bird News - Wednesday 19th November 2014

Lagoon 3 - 1 Red-necked Grebe still

North Arm - 2 Great White Egrets still, 1 Slavonian Grebe still and 1 Black-necked Grebe still

Tuesday, 18 November 2014

Bird News - Tuesday 18th November 2014

Lagoon 3 - Red-necked Grebe still

North Arm - 2 Great White Egrets still, 1 Slavonian Grebe still, 2 Black-necked Grebes, 2 Red-crested Pochards and White-fronted Goose juvenile (Greenland) still with Greylags this morning

South Arm 3 - 3 Scaup (1 Drake and 2 Females)

Monday, 17 November 2014

Bird News - Monday 17th November 2014

Lagoon 3 - Red-necked Grebe still

Lagoon 2 - 2 Great White Egrets still

North Arm - 1 Slavonian Grebe still

South Arm 3 - Long-tailed Duck still (closer to Lapwing Hide today)

Sunday, 16 November 2014

Bird News - Sunday 16th November 2014

Lagoon 3 - Red-necked Grebe still

North Arm - 2 Great White Egrets still, 2 Black-necked Grebes and 1 Slavonian Grebe still

South Arm 3 - 1 Scaup (drake)

Saturday, 15 November 2014

Bird News - Saturday 15th November 2014

Lagoon 3 - Red-necked Grebe still also 2 Black-tailed Godwits

North Arm - 2 Great White Egrets still and 1 Slavonian Grebe still showing well close in

Friday, 14 November 2014

Bird News - Friday 14th November 2014

Lagoon 3 - Red-necked Grebe still

North Arm - 1 Great White Egret, 1 Slavonian Grebe still and 3 Black-necked Grebes now

Thursday, 13 November 2014

Bird News - Thursday 13th November 2014

Lagoon 3 - Red-necked Grebe still (now re-identified as a 1st Winter and is different to the bird at the Dam)

North Arm - 1 White Fronted Goose juvenile (Greenland) this morning with the Greylags also, 2 Great White Egrets, 1 Slavonian Grebe and 2 Black-necked Grebes still

Wednesday, 12 November 2014

Bird News - Wednesday 12th November 2014

North Arm - 1 Long-tailed Duck still, Slavonian Grebe still, 2 Black-necked Grebes and 1 Great White Egret still

Tuesday, 11 November 2014

Bird News - Tuesday 11th November 2014

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still

North Arm - 1 Great White Egret still, 8 Red-crested Pochards, Long-tailed Duck still, 2 Black-necked Grebes and 1 Slavonian Grebe this afternoon onwards

Gibbets Gorse - 4 Scaup (drakes)

Sailing Club Bay - 1 Scaup (juvenile)

Sunday, 9 November 2014

Bird News - Sunday 9th November 2014

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still also 3 Black-tailed Godwits (also on Lagoon 3)

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still, 1 Scaup27 Red-crested Pochards (second largest flock for reservoir), but no sign of the Great Northern Diver also very late Common Tern flew over (latest ever Rutland Record)

Burley Fishponds - 1 Great White Egret still 

Heron Bay - 1 Dunlin

Saturday, 8 November 2014

Bird News - Saturday 8th November 2014

North Arm - 1 Great Northern Diver off the end of the Fishponds Cottage Road to the right near the Fishermen's Car park area

Burley Fishponds - 1 Great White Egrets still

Wednesday, 5 November 2014

Bird News - Wednesday 5th November 2014

North Arm - 5 Red-crested Pochards still and 2 Black-necked Grebes still

Burley Fishponds - 1 Great White Egret still and 1 Green Sandpiper still

Monday, 3 November 2014

Sunday, 2 November 2014

Bird News - Sunday 2nd November 2014

Lagoon 3 - Ring-necked Duck still this afternoon (then flew to South Arm 3) and 3 Black-tailed Godwits still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still and 2 Stonechats

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes, 3 Green Sandpipers and 9 Red-crested Pochards still

Dam - Red-necked Grebe still