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

Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Tuesday, 20 March 2018

Bird News - Tuesday 20th March 2018

Lagoon 4 - 9 Smew (3 drakes) this evening

South Arm 3 - 1 Great Northern Diver still also 11 Scaup

North Arm - 1 Black-necked Grebe still also 4 White-fronted Geese (in Dickinson’s Bay)

Monday, 19 March 2018

Bird News - Monday 19th March 2018

Lagoon 4 - 2 Avocets still also 4 Smew (1 drake)

Lagoon 3 - 1 Dunlin

Goldeneye Spit - 3 Dunlin and 2 Ringed Plovers

South Arm 3 - 9 Scaup (6 drakes) still

South Arm 1 - 1 Common Scoter (drake)

Sunday, 18 March 2018

Bird News - Sunday 18th March 2018

Lagoon 4 - 2 Smew (pair) still

Burley Fishponds - 1 American Wigeon (drake) still

South Arm 2 - 1 Great Northern Diver still

Saturday, 17 March 2018

Bird News - Saturday 17th March 2018

Lagoon 4 - 1 American Wigeon (drake) still, 4 Smew still, 1 Mediterranean Gull (adult) also 1 Rock Pipit (flew over)


Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Bird News - Wednesday 14th March 2018

Lagoon 4 - 4 Smew (2 drakes)

South Arm 2 - 1 Great Northern Diver still

Manton Bay - 2 Ospreys

Tuesday, 13 March 2018

Bird News - Tuesday 13th March 2018

Lagoon 4 - 9 Smew (3 drakes)

Dam - 2 Kittiwakes this morning also 1 Great Northern Diver still

North Arm - 1 Black-necked Grebe still also 4 White-fronted Geese (in Dickinson’s Bay)

South Arm 3 - 1 Red-necked Grebe still, 9 Scaup still and 1 Great Northern Diver still

Barnhill Creek - 1 Great Northern Diver still

Monday, 12 March 2018

Bird News - Monday 12th March 2018

Lagoon 8 - 2 Sand Martins

Lagoon 4 - 11 Smew (2 drakes), 1 Avocet still and 16 Dunlin

Lagoon 1 - 1 Sand Martin

South Arm 3 - 9 Smew (5 drakes) still

Manton Bay - 1 Osprey back today

Saturday, 10 March 2018

Bird News - Saturday 10th March 2018

Lagoon 4 - 10 Smew still, 3 Avocets also 1 Short-eared Owl (by Church Lane seen by Craig Reed)

South Arm 2 - 1 Great Northern Diver still also 1 Red-necked Grebe still

Friday, 9 March 2018

Bird News - Friday 9th March 2018

Lagoon 4 - 12 Smew still

South Arm 2 - 1 Red-necked Grebe still

North Arm - 1 Black-necked Grebe still

Barnhill Creek - 2 Great Northern Divers still

Wednesday, 7 March 2018

Bird News - Wednesday 7th March 2018

Lagoon 2 - 1 American Wigeon (drake) still

South Arm 3 - 1 Great Northern Diver still also 9 Scaup (6 drakes) still

North Arm - 1 Black-necked Grebe still

Egelton Reserve - 13 Smew (6 drakes) still around

Tuesday, 6 March 2018

Bird News - Tuesday 6th March 2018

South Arm 3 - 2 Great Northern Divers still also 9 Scaup

North Arm - 1 Black-necked Grebe still

Egelton Reserve - 13 Smew (6 drakes) still

Monday, 5 March 2018

Bird News - Monday 5th March 2018

Lagoon 4 - 10 Smew (3 drakes)

Lagoon 3 - 1 Smew (drake)

South Arm 3 - 1 Red-necked Grebe (coming into summer plumage) still, 1 Great Northern Diver still, 1 American Wigeon (drake) still and 6 Scaup (3 drakes)

North Arm - 1 Black-necked Grebe still also 1 Knot (found dead) this morning