Saturday, 31 January 2015

Bird News - Saturday 31st January 2015

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still

Whitwell - 1 Great Northern Diver still

Friday, 30 January 2015

Bird News - Friday 30th January 2015

Lagoon 3 - Bittern still this evening

South Arm 3 - 5 Smew still

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still

Thursday, 29 January 2015

Bird News - Thursday 29th January 2015

Sailing Club Bay - 3 White-fronted Geese (2 Europeans snd 1 Greenland) still also 1 Pink-footed Goose still

Bird News - Wednesday 29th January 2015

Hambelton Peninsular - 1 Great Northern Diver still

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still off Barnsdale Wood and 2 White-fronted Geese (Europeans) still also Red-necked Grebe still off Armley Wood

Burley Fishponds - 3 Smew still

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Bird News - Tuesday 27th January 2015

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still off Barnsdale Wood also Red-necked Grebe still off Armley Wood

Burley Fishponds - 3 Smew

Monday, 26 January 2015

Bird News - Monday 26th January 2015

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still off Barnsdale Wood also Red-necked Grebe still off Armley Wood

South Arm 3 - 5 Smew and 1 Great White Egret still

Sunday, 25 January 2015

Bird News - Sunday 25th January 2015

Lagoon 3 - 2 Smew still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still

Hambelton Peninsular - 1 Brent Goose still on the South side also 2 White-fronted Geese (Europeans) still on the North side

Saturday, 24 January 2015

Bird News - Saturday 24th January 2015

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still

North Arm - 1 Black-necked Grebe still off Barnsdale Wood

Dam - 1 Great Northern Diver still

Friday, 23 January 2015

Bird News - Friday 23rd January 2015

Lagoon 3 - 2 Bewick's Swans this afternoon

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still off Barnsdale also Red-necked Grebe still off Armley Wood

Hambleton Peninsular - 3 White-fronted Geese still (2 Europeans and 1 Greenland)

Dam - 1 Great Northern Diver still

South Arm 1 - 4 Red-crested Pochards (3 drakes) also 1 Scaup (drake)

South Arm 3 - 7 Smew (2 drakes)

Bird News - Thursday 22nd January 2015

Normanton Church - Brent Goose still this afternoon, but no sign late afternoon

Dam - 1 Great Northern Diver still

Wednesday, 21 January 2015

Bird News - Wednesday 21st January 2015

Lagoon 3 - 7 Smew (2 drakes) still

South Arm 3 - 2 Smew (1 drake) still

Dam - 1 Med Gull this afternoon

Sailing Club Bay - 1 Brent Goose this morning briefly then flew to the Dam and no sign since

Bird News - Tuesday 20th January 2015

Lagoon 3 - 2 Dunlin

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still in Dickinsons Bay also Red-necked Grebe still off Armley Wood

Burley Fishponds - 1 Great White Egret still (also in Manton Bay during the day)

South Arm 3 - 11 Smew (3 drakes) still

South Arm 2 - 4 Scaup still

Hambelton Peninsular - 3 White-fronted Geese still (2 Europeans and 1 Greenland)

Dam - 1 Great Northern Diver still between the Dam and Normanton

Monday, 19 January 2015

Bird News - Monday 19th January 2015

Lagoon 3 - 10 Smew (3 drakes) still and 1 Green Sandpiper still

Dam - 2 Great Northern Divers also 7 Whooper Swans flew over

Sailing Club Bay - 3 White-fronted Geese (2 Europeanms and 1 Greenland) still

Sunday, 18 January 2015

Bird News - Sunday 18th January 2015

Lagoon 4 - 1 Pink-footed Goose this evening roosted (heard only)

Lagoon 3 - 1 Jack Snipe still, 11 Smew (3 drakes) now and 1 Green Sandpiper

Lagoon 2 1 Great White Egret still (also on Lagoon 1 and Lagoon 3)

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebe still also Red-necked Grebe still off Armley Wood

Whitwell - 1 Great Northern Diver still

South Arm 3 - 1 Scaup (female)

South Arm 23 Scaup (2 drakes and 1 female) still

South Arm 12 Scaup (2 drakes) and 1 Red-crested Pochard

Greenbank - 2 White-fronted Geese (Europeans) still

Sailing Club Bay - White-fronted Goose (Greenland) still

Manton Bay - 14 Dunlin

Heron Bay - 6 Dunlin

Egelton Reserve - 40+ Pink-footed Geese flew over

Saturday, 17 January 2015

Bird News - Saturday 17th January 2015

Lagoon 3 - 9 Smew (1 drake) and 1 Jack Snipe

Lagoon 1 - 1 Stonechat

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still also Red-necked Grebe still off Armley Wood

Dam - Great Northern Diver still

Greenbank - 2 White-fronted Geese (European) still and 1 Pink-footed Goose still

South Arm 2 - 4 Scaup (3 drakes)

Friday, 16 January 2015

Bird News - Friday 16th January 2015

Lagoon 3 - 8 Smew (3 drakes)

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still also Red-necked Grebe still

Whitwell - 1 Great Northern Diver still

Wednesday, 14 January 2015

Bird News - Wednesday 14th January 2015

Lagoon 3 - 1 Green Sandpiper

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still also Red-necked Grebe still off Armley Wood

South Arm 3 - 5 Smew (2 drakes)

Tuesday, 13 January 2015

Bird News - Tuesday 13th January 2015

Lagoon 4 - 1 Dunlin

Lagoon 3 - 5 Smew (1 drake) and 1 Green Sandpiper

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still also 1 Red-necked Grebe still off Armley Wood

Greenbank - 1 Pink-footed Goose and 2 White-fronted Geese (Europeans) still

Monday, 12 January 2015

Bird News - Monday 12th January 2015

North Arm - Red-necked Grebe still off Armley Wood

Greenbank - White-fronted Goose (Greenland) still and 1 Pink-footed Goose still

Sunday, 11 January 2015

Bird News - Sunday 11th January 2015

Lagoon 3 - 1 Smew still

North Arm - 1 Black-necked Grebe still also Red-necked Grebe still off Armley Wood also Great Northern Diver still showing exceptionally well

Greenbank - 2 White-fronted Geese (European) still

Saturday, 10 January 2015

Friday, 9 January 2015

Bird News - Friday 9th January 2015

Lagoon 3 - 5 Smew (1 drake) and 1 Green Sandpiper

North Arm - 1 Black-necked Grebe still also Red-necked Grebe still off Armley Wood

Burley Fishponds - 1 Smew (drake) still

South Arm 3 - 1 Scaup (female) still

Greenbank 3 White-fronted Geese still (2 European and 1 Greenland)

Dam Great Northern Diver still

Thursday, 8 January 2015

Bird News - Thursday 8th January 2015

Lagoon 3 - 5 Smew (1 drake)

North Arm - 1 Black-necked Grebe still also Red-necked Grebe still off Armley Wood

Burley Fishponds - 1 Smew (drake) still

Tuesday, 6 January 2015

Bird News - Tuesday 6th January 2015

Lagoon 3 - Bittern this evening still

North Arm - 1 Great White Egret still, 1 Pink-footed Goose again and 2 Black-necked Grebes still also Red-necked Grebe still off Armley Wood

Burley Fishponds - 1 Smew (drake) still

South Arm 3 - Scaup still

South Arm 1 - Great Northern Diver still

Monday, 5 January 2015

Bird News - Monday 5th January 2015

Lagoon 3 1 Great White Egret still this afternoon then flew towards the North Arm also 5 Smew (1 drake) still

Burley Fishponds - Smew (drake) still

Sunday, 4 January 2015

Bird News - Sunday 4th January 2015

Lagoon 3 - 4 Smew (1 drake) and Bittern again

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still also Red-necked Grebe still off Armley Wood

Dam - Great Northern Diver still between there and Whitwell

Saturday, 3 January 2015

Bird News - Saturday 3rd January 2015

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still also Red-necked Grebe still off Armley Wood

Burley Fishponds - 1 Smew (drake) still

Whitwell - Great Northern Diver still

Friday, 2 January 2015

Bird News - Friday 2nd January 2015

Lagoon 3 - 2 Smew (redheads)

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes also Red-necked Grebe still of Armley Wood

Burley Fishponds - 1 Smew (drake) again

Whitwell Point - 2 Great Northern Divers still

South Arm 3 - 1 Scaup (female) still and 1 Smew (drake)

Greenbank - White-fronted Goose juvenile (Greenland) still

Goldeneye Spit - 8 Dunlin still

Thursday, 1 January 2015

Bird News - Thursday 1st January 2015

Lagoon 4 - 1 Mediterranean Gull roosted

Lagoon 3 - 1 Green Sandpiper and 1 Black-tailed Godwit (colour ringed bird) still

North Arm - 6 Red-crested Pochards and 1 Black-necked Grebe also Red-necked Grebe still off Armley Wood

Hambelton Peninsular - White-fronted Goose juvenile (Greenland) still

Whitwell Point - 1 Great Northern Diver still

Manton Bay - 25+ Dunlin