Friday, 30 November 2018

Bird News - Friday 30th November 2018

Lagoon 4 - 1 Smew (redhead)

Lagoon 1 - 5 Bewick’s Swans still

South Arm 3 - 16 Red-crested Pochards still

Tuesday, 27 November 2018

Sunday, 25 November 2018

Bird News - Sunday 25th November 2018

Lagoon 1 - 5 Bewick’s Swans still also 1 Whooper Swan, 1 Black-tailed Godwit still, 1 Smew (redhead) and 1 Stonechat

Whitwell - 1 Red-throated Diver (juvenile) between Whitwell Point and the Dam also 1 Slavonian Grebe still

Hambelton Peninsular - 1 Slavonian Grebe still on the north side of the peninsular

South Arm 3 - 1 Great Northern Diver still, 1 Red-necked Grebe still also 6 Whooper Swans flew over the Old Hall


Saturday, 24 November 2018

Bird News - Saturday 24th November 2018

Lagoon 4 - 2 Dunlin

Lagoon 2 - 1 Marsh Harrier still

Lagoon 1 - 5 Bewick’s Swans still, 1 Black-tailed Godwit still, 3 Smew (redheads), 1 Dunlin and 1 Marsh Harrier still

South Arm 3 - 1 Red-necked Grebe still

South Arm 3 Island - 2 Ruff, 25 Dunlin, 22 Red-crested Pochards still

Whitwell - 1 Great Northern Diver still, 1 Common Scoter (female) also 1 White-fronted Goose (from the A606 roadside between Whitwell and Barnsdale feeding in the large field)






































Friday, 23 November 2018

Bird News - Friday 23rd November 2018

Lagoon 4 - 2 Dunlin and 1 Marsh Harrier

Lagoon 3 - 1 Bearded Tit this morning

Lagoon 1 - 5 Bewick’s Swans still this morning also 1 Marsh Harrier

North Arm - 2 Scaup still (1 female and immature male)

South Arm 3 - 1 Great Northern Diver and 1 Red-necked Grebe still (off Old Hall)

Hambelton Peninsular - 1 Slavonian Grebe off the north side

Whitwell Point - 1 Slavonian Grebe

Dam - 1 Green Sandpiper also 1 Slavonian Grebe (either one of the same two or another bird)

Heron Bay - 25 Dunlin


Thursday, 22 November 2018

Bird News - Thursday 22nd November 2018

Lagoon 3 - 1 Marsh Harrier still

Lagoon 1 - 5 Bewick’s Swans (3 juveniles) also 1 Black-tailed Godwit

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


Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Bird News - Wednesday 21st November 2018

Old Hall - 1 Great Northern Diver still this morning

Hambelton Peninsular - 1 White-fronted Goose still at midday

Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Bird News - Tuesday 20th November 2018

Dam - 2 Slavonian Grebes off the North End

Hambelton Peninsular - 1 White-fronted Goose

Old Hall - 1 Red-necked Grebe still

North Arm - 7 Red-crested Pochards and 5 Dunlin

Monday, 19 November 2018

Bird News - Monday 19th November 2018

Lagoon 3 - 1 Marsh Harrier still

South Arm 3 - 2 Bewick Swans this afternoon (from about 2:00 then flew east roughly an hour later and then seen in the North Arm early evening

Saturday, 17 November 2018

Bird News - Saturday 17th November 2018

North Arm - 8 Whooper Swans

South Arm 3 - 1 Great Northern Diver still

Manton Bay - 2 Black-tailed Godwits



Thursday, 15 November 2018

Bird News - Thursday 15th November 2018

Lagoon 3 - 1 Bearded Tit this morning

South Arm 3 - 1 Red-necked Grebe still

South Arm 2 - 62 Red-crested Pochards still

Goldeneye Spit - 1  Greenshank

North Arm - 1 Scaup, 2 Red-crested Pochards and 10 Dunlin

Monday, 12 November 2018

Bird News - Monday 12th November 2018

North Arm - 1 Scaup and 2 Black-tailed Godwits

South Arm 31 Red-necked Grebe still also 1 Great Northern Diver

Sunday, 11 November 2018

Bird News - Sunday 11th November 2018

Manton Bay - 3 Green Sandpipers

South Arm 2 - 62 Red-crested Pochards

Dam - 1 Green Sandpiper and 2 Red-crested Pochards

Also 16 Great White Egrets still about the reserve

Tuesday, 6 November 2018

Bird News - Tuesday 6th November 2018

Lagoon 3 - 1 Shorelark flew over heading North at 11:49

South Arm 3 - 1 Red-necked Grebe still (off Old Hall)

Monday, 5 November 2018

Sunday, 4 November 2018

Bird News - Sunday 4th November 2018

South Arm 3 - 1 Red-necked Grebe still (Old Hall)

South Arm 2 - 28 Red-crested Pochards

North Arm - 1 Bar-tailed Godwit and 4 Red-crested Pochards