Friday, 31 August 2018

Bird News - Friday 31st August 2018

Fieldfare Hide - 1 Barred Warbler trapped and ringed at 13:29 then flew off into the plantation beyond Fieldfare Hide and not seen since

Thursday, 30 August 2018

Tuesday, 28 August 2018

Bird News - Tuesday 28th August 2018

Lagoon 1 - 2 Greenshank, 4 Black-tailed Godwits, 2 Common Sandpipers and 1 Garganey

North Arm - 1 Common Scoter (female) still also 1 Great Northern Diver still, 10 Ringed Plovers and 1 Dunlin

Monday, 27 August 2018

Bird News - Monday 27th August 2018

Lagoon 1 - 3 Marsh Harriers, 3 Black-tailed Godwits, 2 Ruff and 1 Common Sandpiper

South Arm 3 - 1 Black Tern

North Arm - 1 Red-necked Grebe still

Sunday, 26 August 2018

Bird News - Sunday 26th August 2018

Lagoon 1 - 1 Greenshank, 1 Garganey, 3 Ruff, 2 Great White Egrets, 1 Common Sandpiper and 3 Black-tailed Godwits

North Arm - 1 Red-necked Grebe still and 1 Great Northern Diver still

South Arm 3 - 1 Black Tern

Saturday, 25 August 2018

Friday, 24 August 2018

Bird News - Friday 24th August 2018

Lagoon 1 - 7 Garganey and 1 Marsh Harrier still

Manton Bay - 2 Black-tailed Godwits still

North Arm - 1 Great Northern Diver still and 1 Red-necked Grebe still (off Fisherman’s Car Park) also 2 Red-crested Pochards (drakes)

Dam - 1 Sanderling just west on the shoreline

Wednesday, 22 August 2018

Bird News - Wednesday 22nd August 2018

Lagoon 3 - 2 Great White Egrets still

Burley Fishponds - 1 Purple Heron again

North Arm - 1 Common Scoter still, 1 Red-necked Grebe still, 1 Great Northern Diver still also 3 Black Terns

Tuesday, 21 August 2018

Bird News - Tuesday 21st August 2018

South Arm 3 - 1 Black Tern

Burley Fishponds - 1 Purple Heron again after going missing for about 1 week

Sunday, 19 August 2018

Bird News - Sunday 19th August 2018

Lagoon 3 - 1 Bittern seen in flight again also 1 Ruff

Lagoon 1 - 1 Greenshank and 1 Common Sandpiper also 1 Little Stint this evening

North Arm - 1 Great Northern Diver still

Manton Bay - 4 Black-tailed Godwits, 4 Dunlin and 6 Green Sandpipers

Goldeneye Spit - 1 Red-necked Phalarope still

BTO Ringing Stand - 1 Grasshopper Warbler ringed this morning

Saturday, 18 August 2018

Bird News - Saturday 18th August 2018

Lagoon 4 - 1 Spotted Redshank this evening

Lagoon 3 - 1 Bittern, 1 Garganey and 2 Marsh Harriers still

Lagoon 2 - 1 Green Sandpiper

Lagoon 1 - 2 Ruff still and 1 Greenshank

North Arm - 1 Common Scoter still also 1 Red-necked Grebe still

Burley Fishponds - 2 Green Sandpipers

South Arm 3 - 1 Great Northern Diver still

Goldeneye Spit - 1 Red-necked Phalarope still (from Goldeneye Hide)

Manton Bay - 8 Green Sandpipers, 1 Greenshank and 4 Black-tailed Godwits

Friday, 17 August 2018

Bird News - Friday 17th August 2018

Lagoon 4 - 2 Caspian Gulls this afternoon

Lagoon 3 - 3 Dunlin

Lagoon 2 - 1 Great White Egret still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still, 2 Ruff also 2 Marsh Harriers (also over Lagoon 3)

Manton Bay - 1 Wood Sandpiper still, 10 Black-tailed Godwits, 3 Green Sandpipers and 1 Garganey

North Arm - 1 Great Northern Diver still, 1 Red-necked Grebe still, 1 Common Scoter and 1 Common Sandpiper

Goldeneye Spit - 1 Red-necked Phalarope still

Thursday, 16 August 2018

Bird News - Thursday 16th August 2018

Goldeneye Spit - 1 Red-necked Phalarope still (from Godleneye Hide)

Manton Bay - 1 Wood Sandpiper still

Heron Bay - 2 Great White Egrets still

North Arm - 1 Great Northern Diver still, 1 Red-necked Grebe still and 1 Common Scoter still

Wednesday, 15 August 2018

Bird News - Wednesday 15th August 2018

Lagoon 3 - 1 Bittern again in flight

Goldeneye Spit - 1 Red-necked Phalarope (from Goldeneye Hide)

North Arm - 1 Red-necked Grebe (from Barnsdale) also 1 Great Northern Diver still

Tuesday, 14 August 2018

Bird News - Tuesday 14th August 2018

Lagoon 3 - 1 Bittern flying around this morning

South Arm 3 - 6 Garganey also 2 Black-necked Grebes now (from Gadwall Hide)

Goldeneye Spit - 1 Red-necked Phalarope still (from Goldeneye Hide)

North Arm - 1 Great Northern Diver still

Monday, 13 August 2018

Bird News - Monday 13th August 2018

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still

Goldeneye Spit - 1 Red-necked Phalarope still (from Goldeneye Hide) also 2 Sanderling this afternoon

North Arm - 1 Great Northern Diver still

Burley Fishponds - 1 Purple Heron (juvenile) still this morning

South Arm 3 - 1 Black-necked Grebe (from Firldfare Hide)

Sunday, 12 August 2018

Bird News - Sunday 12th August 2018

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still

Goldeneye Spit - 1 Red-necked Phalarope (juvenile) first seen at 11:45 showing well from Goldeneye Hide

Saturday, 11 August 2018

Bird News - Saturday 11th August 2018

Lagoon 3 - 1 Green Sandpiper and 1 Dunlin

Lagoon 1 - 6 Dunlin

Manton Bay - 1 Wood Sandpiper still, 7 Black-tailed Godwits and 3 Green Sandpipers

Heron Bay - 1 Great White Egret still

Burley Fishponds - 1 Purple Heron (juvenile) still

Thursday, 9 August 2018

Bird News - Thursday 9th August 2018

Lagoon 3 - 2 Green Sandpipers8 Black-tailed Godwits and 1 Ruff

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret still, 1 Marsh Harrier and 6 Dunlin also 1 Curlew Sandpiper (reported)

North Arm - 1 Great Northern Diver still also 1 Green Sandpiper and 1 Common Scoter (female) still

Burley Fishponds - 1 Purple Heron (juvenile) still at 16:15

Manton Bay - 2 Wood Sandpipers still also 6 Black-tailed Godwits and 3 Green Sandpipers

Egelton Reserve - 3 Common Sandpipers around

Wednesday, 8 August 2018

Bird News - Wednesday 8th August 2018

Manton Bay - 2 Wod Sandpipers still

Burley Fishponds - 1 Purple Heron (juvenile) still

Heron Bay - 2 Great White Egrets still

Monday, 6 August 2018

Sunday, 5 August 2018

Bird News - Sunday 5th August 2018

Lagoon 1 - 4 Garganey

North Arm - 1 Great Northern Diver still also 1 Common Scoter (female) still

Burley Fishponds - 1 Purple Heron still (flew in this morning at 7:30)

Manton Bay - 2 Wood Sandpipers still, 1 Great White Egret still, 1 Greenshank and 8 Black-tailed Godwits

Saturday, 4 August 2018

Bird News - Saturday 4th August 2018

Lagoon 4 - 1 Garganey

Lagoon 3 - 1 Ruff and 2 Black-tailed Godiwts

Lagoon 2 - 1 Spotted Redskank (from Grebe Hide) also 1 Garganey and 1 Great White Egret still

Lagoon 1 - 2 Garganey and 1 Marsh Harrier (juvenile)

Manton Bay - 2 Wood Sandpipers still, 8 Black-tailed Godwits and 3 Dunlin

North Arm - 1 Great Northern Diver still also 1 Common Scoter (female) still

Burley Fishponds - 1 Purple Heron still

Friday, 3 August 2018

Bird News - Friday 3rd August 2018

Lagoon 3 - 2 Green Sandpipers still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Garganey and 3 Greenshanks

Manton Bay - 2 Wood Sandpipers still, 33 Black-tailed Godwits and 6 Green Sandpipers

North Arm - 1 Common Scoter (female)

Thursday, 2 August 2018

Bird News - Thursday 2nd August 2018

Manton Bay - 1 Wood Sandpiper still, 5 Black-tailed Godwits and 5 Green Sandpipers this evening

Wednesday, 1 August 2018

Bird News - Wednesday 1st August 2018

Lagoon 1 - 1 Garganey

Burley Fishponds - 1 Purple Heron again

North Arm - 1 Great Northern Diver still

Manton Bay - 2 Wood Sandpipers still