Sunday, 30 September 2018

Bird News - Sunday 30th September 2018

Lagoon 3 - 1 Marsh Harrier still

Manton Bay - 1 American Wigeon again (from Waderscrape Hide)

South Arm 3 - 7 Red-crested Pochards

South Arm 2 - 1 Red-necked Grebe still

Thursday, 27 September 2018

Tuesday, 25 September 2018

Bird News - Tuesday 25th September 2018

North Arm - 1 Red-necked Grebe still (opposite Barnsdale mowing West) this morning

Saturday, 22 September 2018

Bird News - Saturday 22nd September 2018

South Arm 3 - 1 Grey Phalarope (adult) still also 1 Arctic Tern (juvenile) still

South Arm 1 -  1 Great Skua between South Arm 3 island and Goldeneye Hide from about 12:05-13:15 then flew off high west

Manton Bay - 1 Grey Phalarope (1st winter) this morning

North Arm - 4 Great White Egrets, 2 Red-crested Pochards, 20 Dunlin and 10 Ringed Plovers

Friday, 21 September 2018

Bird News - Friday 21st September 2018

Lagoon 3 - 1 Bittern again

South Arm 3 - 1 Grey Phalarope still (from Teal Hide) also 2+ Arctic Terns (juveniles)

Goldeneye Spit - 1 Sanderling

North Arm - 1 Merlin (female/immature) this afternoon

Thursday, 20 September 2018

Bird News - Thursday 20th September 2018

South Arm 3 - 1 Grey Phalarope (between the fisherman’s car park at the Old Hall and Lapwing Hide on the water)

Old Hall - 1 Glossy Ibis (found at 13:40) then flew off at 13:58 heading south-east with cormorants over Hambleton Wood then lost to view also 9 Dunlin and 5 Ringed Plovers

North Arm - 14 Dunlin, 2 Great White Egrets and 16 Ringed Plovers


Tuesday, 18 September 2018

Bird news - Tuesday 18th September 2018

Manton Bay - 1 American Wigeon again

Burley Fishponds - 1 Pectoral Sandpiper this evening then flew high east at 18:10 also 1 Garganey

Monday, 17 September 2018

Sunday, 16 September 2018

Bird News - Sunday 16th September 2018

Lagoon 1 - 1 Stonechat still

Goldeneye Spit - 16 Dunlin and 13 Ringed Plovers

South Arm 3 - 1 Garganey (drake) (from Fieldfare Hide)

Saturday, 15 September 2018

Bird News - Saturday 15th September 2018

Lagoon 4 - 12 Dunlin and 5 Ringed Plovers

Lagoon 3 - 3 Ruff, 3 Green Sandpipers and 2 Black-tailed Godwits

Lagoon 1 - 1 Green Sandpiper, 1 Ruff, 1 Greenshank and 1 Common Sandpiper

Manton Bay - 1 Green Sandpiper

North Arm - 1 Red-necked Grebe still

Sunday, 9 September 2018

Bird News - Sunday 9th September 2018

Lagoon 3 - 4 Black-tailed Godwits and 7 Ruff

Lagoon 1 - 2+ Marsh Harriers and 1 Garganey

North Arm - 1 Common Scoter (female) still

South Arm - 6 Red-crested Pochards

Saturday, 8 September 2018

Bird News - Saturday 8th September 2018

Lagoon 3 - 1 Black-tailed Godwit still, 1 Bittern still and 1 Marsh Harrier still

Lagoon 1 - 2 Ruff

North Arm - 1 Common Scoter (female) still

Also 8 Green Sandpipers, 2 Greenshank, 3 Dunlin, 3 Common Sandpipers and 13 Ringed Plovers around the reserve

Friday, 7 September 2018

Bird News - Friday 7th September 2018

Lagoon 3 - 6 Ruff, 4 Black-tailed Godwits, 1 Green Sandpiper and 2 Marsh Harriers still

Lagoon 1 - 4 Greenshank, 1 Ruff and 4 Green Sandpipers

North Arm - 1 Red-necked Grebe still

Wednesday, 5 September 2018

Bird News - Wednesday 5th September 2018

Lagoon 3 - 6 Ruff, 4 Black-tailed Godwits, 1 Green Sandpiper and 2 Marsh Harriers

Lagoon 1 - 4 Greenshank, 1 Ruff and 1 Green Sandpiper

North Arm - 1 Red-necked Grebe still

Sunday, 2 September 2018

Bird News - Sunday 2nd September 2018

Lagoon 3 - 3 Black-tailed Godwits, 2 Green Sandpipers and 1 Ruff

North Arm - 1 Great Northern Diver still

Hambelton Peninsular - 1 Turnstone (just north of Barnhill Creek)

Dam - 1 Turnstone also 1 Wheatear

Saturday, 1 September 2018