Monday, 17 June 2019

Bird News - Monday 17th June 2019

Lagoon 4 - 1 Green Sandpiper still

Friday, 7 June 2019

Bird News - Friday 7th June 2019

Lagoon 4 - 1 Turnstone still and 10+ Dunlin

Lagoon 3 - 1 Garganey (drake) also 1 Mediterranean Gull (heard only)

Sunday, 2 June 2019

Friday, 31 May 2019

Bird News - Friday 31st May 2019

Lagoon 4 - 1 Curlew Sandpiper (different bird from Wednesday) also 2 Sanderling and 19 Dunlin

Lagoon 1 - 1 Great White Egret

Wet Meadow - 2 Garganey (drakes) still

Tuesday, 28 May 2019

Bird News - Tuesday 28th May 2019

Lagoon 4 - 1 Curlew Sandpiper, 25 Dunlin and 25 Ringed Plovers

Wet Meadow - 2 Garganey (drakes) still

Sunday, 26 May 2019

Bird News - Sunday 26th May 2019

Lagoon 4 - 7 Sanderling

Lagoon 1 - 1 Garganey (drake) still

Wet Meadow - 1 Garganey (drake) still

Saturday, 25 May 2019

Saturday, 18 May 2019

Bird News - Saturday 18th May 2019

Lagoon 5 - 1 Whooper Swan still

Lagoon 4 - 1 Grey Plover, 1 Sanderling and 1 Greenshank

Lagoon 3 - 1 Black Tern

Lagoon 1 - 1 Garganey (drake) still

South Arm 3 - 1 Arctic Tern

Friday, 17 May 2019

Bird News - Friday 17th May 2019

Lagoon 5 - 1 Whooper Swan still (but no sign this evening) also 1 Grey Plover still

Lagoon 4 - 5 Sanderling, 1 Turnstone, 1 Grey Plover, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit also 3 Dunlin

Lagoon 3 - 7 Black Terns

Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Bird News - Wednesday 15th May 2019

Lagoon 3 - 1 Grey Plover also 7 Black Terns

Wet Meadow - 1 Garganey (drake) still

Manton Bay - 2 Black Terns also 3+ Arctic Terns

Tuesday, 14 May 2019

Bird News - Tuesday 14th May 2019

Lagoon 4 - 3 Sanderling, 3 Greenshank, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Knot, 1 Common Sandpiper, 7 Dunlin and 1 Whooper Swan (adult)

Lagoon 1 - 3 Grey Plovers, 1 Turnstone and 4 Dunlin

Sunday, 12 May 2019

Bird News - Sunday 12th May 2019

Lagoon 4 - 2 Bar-tailed Godwits still, 2 Sanderlings still, 1 Knot still also 1 Sandwich Tern this evening

Lagoon 1 - 2 Garganey (pair) still

Saturday, 11 May 2019

Bird News - Saturday 11th May 2019

Lagoon 4 - 2 Bar-tailed Godwits still, 1 Knot still also 2 Little Gulls still

Lagoon 1 - 2 Garganey (pair) still

Manton Bay - 1 Black Tern

Friday, 10 May 2019

Bird News - Friday 10th May 2019

Lagoon 4 - 1 Knot still, 2 Bar-tailed Godwits and 2 Little Gulls

Lagoon 1 - 2 Garganey (pair) from Mallard Hide

Manton Bay - 3 Black Terns

Thursday, 9 May 2019

Bird News - Thursday 9th May 2019

Lagoon 4 - 5 Sanderling, 1 Whimbrel, 7 Turnstones, 1 Knot, 1 Little Gull, 2 Bar-tailed Godwits also 110 Dunlin

Lagoon 3 - 3 Little Gulls also 4 Arctic Terns

Lagoon 1 - 19 Turnstones flew over heading towards Lagoon 4 mid morning

Wednesday, 8 May 2019

Bird News - Wednesday 8th May 2019

Lagoon 4 - 4 Grey Plover, 2 Knot (summer Plumage), 2 Sanderling, 2 Arctic Terns, 1 Common Sandpiper, 3 Whimbrel also 84 Dunlin

Lagoon 3 - 9 Black Terns still also 2 Little Gulls and 1 Bar-tailed Godwit

Tuesday, 7 May 2019

Bird News - Tuesday 7th May 2019

Lagoon 4 - 2 Bar-tailed Godwits also 1 Wheatear still

Lagoon 3 - 1 Kittiwake this afternoon also 10+ Black Terns

Monday, 6 May 2019

Bird News - Monday 6th May 2019

Lagoon 4 - 1 Bar-tailed Godwit also 3 Black-tailed Godwits

Lagoon 3 - 10+ Arctic Terns

Sunday, 5 May 2019

Bird News - Sunday 5th May 2019

Lagoon 5 - 2 Common Sandpipers

Lagoon 4 - 3 Dunlin1 Little Gull (adult) also 1 Wheatear (female)

Lagoon 3 - 20 Arctic Terns also 1 Little Gull (1st summer)

Wet Meadow - 1 Greenshank

Friday, 26 April 2019

Thursday, 25 April 2019

Bird News - Thursday 25th April 2019

Lagoon 4 - 8 Whimbrel, 1 Greenshank, 6 Dunlin1 Grey Plover, 4 Little Gulls, 4 Black Terns, 2 Ruff, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit and 1 Wood Sandpiper again

Lagoon 3 - 1 Arctic Tern

Lagoon 1 - 3 Pink-footed Geese still

Burley Fishponds - 1 Greenshank also 1 Scaup (female)

Wednesday, 24 April 2019

Bird News - Wednesday 24th April 2019

Lagoon 4 - 1 Black-tailed Godwit, 2 Ruff, 1 Greenshank, 7 Dunlin also 1 Wood Sandpiper

Lagoon 3 - 1+ Black Tern, 1+ Little Gull also 1 Hobby this evening

Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Bird News - Tuesday 23rd April 2019

Lagoon 4 - 4 Little Gulls (1st summers), 3 Sanderlings, 4 Bar-tailed Godwits, 1 Whimbrel also 4 Arctic Terns

Monday, 22 April 2019

Bird News - Monday 22nd April 2019

Lagoon 4 - 1 Wood Sandpiper still, 6 Bar-tailed Godwits, 2 Whimbrel and 3 Little Gulls (immatures)

Lagoon 3 - 1 Little Gull

Lagoon 1 - 1 Little Gull

Sunday, 21 April 2019

Bird News - Sunday 21st April 2019

Lagoon 4 - 1 Wood Sandpiper still (also on Wet Meadow), 1 Greenshank, 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Black-tailed Godwit and 2 Common Sandpipers

Saturday, 20 April 2019

Bird News - Saturday 20th April 2019

Lagoon 4 - 1 Bearded Tit flew over at about 11:00 between Dunlin and Sandpiper Hide heading West also 3 Dunlin, 1 Common Sandpiper, 1 Black-tailed Godwit also 1 Greenshank

Lagoon 1 - 1 Mediterranean Gull and 1 Marsh Harrier

Wet Meadow - 1 Wood Sandpiper this morning (then on Lagoon 4 this evening) also 1 Whimbrel, 1 Greenshank and 1 Jack Snipe

Friday, 19 April 2019

Bird News - Friday 19th April 2019

Lagoon 4 -  1 Spotted Redshank still, 1 Grey Plover still, 4 Little Gulls, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 4 Whimbrel, 3 Greenshanks also 1 Sandwich Tern this morning

Thursday, 18 April 2019

Bird News - Thursday 18th April 2019

Lagoon 4 - 1 Grey Plover, 1 Greenshank1 Whimbrel also 1 Wheatear

Lagoon 2 - 1 Brambling still

Sunday, 14 April 2019

Bird News - Sunday 14th April 2019

Lagoon 5 - 1 Green Sandpiper again

Lagoon 4 - 1 Dunlin also 4 Little Gulls

Lagoon 2 - 4 Bramblings behind the lagoon again

Lagoon 1 - 4 Pink-footed Geese still

Heron Bay - 1 Marsh Harrier

Saturday, 13 April 2019

Bird News - Saturday 13th April 2019

Lagoon 5 - 1 Green Sandpiper again

Lagoon 4 - 1 Avocet

Lagoon 3 - 4 Little Gulls (adults), 2 Arctic Terns also 1 Mediterranean Gull (2nd summer)

Lagoon 2 - 15 Bramblings behind the Lagoon near Lagoon 3

Friday, 12 April 2019

Bird News - Friday 12th April 2019

Lagoon 4 - 1 American Wigeon (drake) still

Lagoon 3 - 3 Little Gulls still also 1 Marsh Harrier still

Lagoon 2 - 1 Sedge Warbler also 3Bramblings still behind Osprey Hide

Lagoon 1 - 4 Pink-footed Geese still

Wednesday, 10 April 2019

Bird News - Wednesday 10th April 2019

Lagoon 4 - 1 American Wigeon (drake) still also 3 Little Gulls still

Lagoon 2 - 3 Bramblings still behind Osprey Hide

North Arm - 21 Whooper Swans

Tuesday, 9 April 2019

Bird News - Tuesday 9th April 2019

Lagoon 4 - 1 American Wigeon (drake) still also 6 Dunlin and 2 Ringed Plovers

Lagoon 3 - 3 Arctic Terns this evening

Lagoon 2 - 10+ Bramblings (behind Osprey Hide)

Lagoon 1 - 19 Little Gulls this morning (13 of which were then on Lagoon 3 this evening) also 4 Pink-footed Geese still

South Arm 3 - 2 Scaup (pair) still (off Old Hall)

Lax Hill/Gibbets Gorse - 30+ Bramblings

Monday, 8 April 2019

Friday, 5 April 2019

Bird Nrews - Friday 5th April 2019

Lagoon 4 - 1 Little Gull (adult) this morning then over South Arm 3 later on with 1 Common Tern

Lagoon 3 - 1 Brambling is full song

Lyndon Feeders - 3 Bramblings

Egelton Reserve - 3 Bramblings

Wednesday, 3 April 2019

Bird News - Wednesday 3rd April 2019

Lagoon 3 - 5 Bramblings in trees behind Buzzard Hide

Lagoon 2 - 8 Bramblings in trees behind the lagoon

Tuesday, 2 April 2019

Bird News - Tuesday 2nd April 2019

Lagoon 4 - 1 American Wigeon (drake) still

Lagoon 1 - 3 Pink-footed Geese also 1 Marsh Harrier again

Sunday, 31 March 2019

Bird News - Sunday 31st March 2019

Lagoon 4 - 1 American Wigeon (drake) still also 1 Ringed Plover and 1 Marsh Harrier

Lagoon 3 - 1 Scaup (drake)

Lagoon 2 - 1 House Martin and 1 Swallow

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

Saturday, 30 March 2019

Bird News - Saturday 30th March 2019

Lagoon 4 - 2 Marsh Harriers

Lagoon 2 - 1 Great White Egret also 1 Brambling (male) in the woodland

Old Hall - 1 Red-necked Grebe still

Wednesday, 27 March 2019

Bird News - Wednesday 27th March 2019

Lagoon 4 - 1 Wheatear this afternoon

Lagoon 3 - 1 Marsh Harrier (female) also 6 Bramblings nearby

North Arm - 3 Slavonion Grebes still

Monday, 25 March 2019

Bird News - Monday 25th March 2019

South Arm - 1 Red-necked Grebe again (coming into summer plumage) off Hinmans Spinney opposite Sailing Club Bay

Friday, 22 March 2019

Bird News - Friday 22nd March 2019

South Arm - 1 Kittiwake flew over heading southeast this morning

North Arm - 3 Slavonion Grebes still also 1 Black-necked Grebe still

Old Hall - 1 Scaup (drake) still

Thursday, 21 March 2019

Bird News - Thursday 21st March 2019

North Arm - 3 Slavonion Grebes still

Egelton Meadows - 2 Brambling in trees behind Sandpiper Hide

Wednesday, 20 March 2019

Bird News - Wednesday 20th March 2019

Lagoon 4 - 1 Spoonbill dropped in at 16:44 until this evening also 1 Avocet, 1 Little Ringed Plover, 4 Black-tailed Godwits and 14 Smew (4 drakes) still

North Arm - 1 Black-necked Grebe still also 1 Slavonion Grebe still

Tuesday, 19 March 2019

Monday, 18 March 2019

Bird News - Monday 18th March 2019

Lagoon 4 - 8 Smew (4 drakes) still

Lagoon 3 - 1 Scaup still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Red-necked Grebe still

North Arm - 3 Slavonion Grebes still also 2 Black-necked Grebes still

Sunday, 17 March 2019

Bird News - Sunday 17th March 2019

Lagoon 4 - 14 Smew still

Lagoon 3 - Possible Bonapartes Gull this afternoon, but no further sign when looked for also 1 Avocet

Wet Meadow - 1 Green Sandpiper

South Arm 3 - 5 Scaup still

Hambelton Peninsular - 1 Red-necked Grebe again between Hambelton Wood and Hinmans Spinney

Saturday, 16 March 2019

Bird News - Saturday 16th March 2019

Lagoon 5 - 2 Green Sandpipers

Lagoon 4 - 9 Smew (3 drakes) still

North Arm - 3 Slavonion Grebes still

South Arm 3 - 1 Scaup (female) still

Friday, 15 March 2019

Bird News - Friday 15th March 2019

Lagoon 5 - 1 American Wigeon (drake) after going missing for a while also 1 Green Sandpiper

South Arm 3 - 3 Scaup (females)

Thursday, 14 March 2019

Bird News - Thursday 14th March 2019

Manton Bay - 1st Osprey (Maya) back this morning at 10:39

North Arm - 3 Slavonion Grebes still

Wednesday, 13 March 2019

Bird News - Wednesday 13th March 2019

Lagoon 4 - 8 Smew (3 drakes) still

South Arm 3 - 1 Scaup (female) stil

Hambelton Peninsular - 1 Red-necked Grebe (coming into summer plumage) opposite the Sailing Club

Tuesday, 12 March 2019

Bird News - Tuesday 12th March 2019

North Arm - 3 Slavonion Grebes still this evening

Lagoon 4 - 14 Smew (5 drakes) also 1 Avocet

Monday, 11 March 2019

Bird News - Monday 11th March 2019

Lagoon 4 - 7 Smew (3 drakes)

North Arm - 3 Slavonion Grebes still also 2 Black-necked Grebes still

South Arm 3 - 5 Scaup (off old Hall)

Sunday, 10 March 2019

Bird News - Sunday 10th March 2019

Lagoon 4 - 13 Smew (5 drakes) still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Red-necked Grebe still

North Arm - 3 Slavonion Grebes still

South Arm 3 - 1 Scaup (female)

Saturday, 9 March 2019

Bird News - Saturday 9th March 2019

North Arm - 2 Slavonion Grebes still also 2 Black-necked Grebes still

South Arm 3 - 2 Scaup (pair)

Friday, 8 March 2019

Bird News - Friday 8th March 2019

Lagoon 4 - 8 Smew (3 drakes) still

North Arm - 3 Slavonion Grebes still

South Arm 3 - 1 Red-necked Grebe still

Wednesday, 6 March 2019

Bird News - Wednesday 6th March 2019

Lagoon 4 - 13 Smew still

South Arm - 1 Red-necked Grebe still also 5 Scaup still

North Arm - 3 Slavonion Grebes still also 2 Black-necked Grebes still (all starting to come into summer plumage)

Tuesday, 5 March 2019

Monday, 4 March 2019

Bird News - Monday 4th March 2019

South Arm - 3 Scaup (1 drake) still

North Arm - 3 Slavonion Grebes still also 2 Black-necked Grebes still

Saturday, 2 March 2019

Bird News - Saturday 2nd March 2019

Lagoon 4 - 8 Smew (3 drakes) still

North Arm - 3 Slavonion Grebes still also 2 Black-necked Grebes still

South Arm 3 - 1 Red-necked Grebe still also 6 Scaup (2 drakes)

Friday, 1 March 2019

Thursday, 28 February 2019

Tuesday, 26 February 2019

Bird News - Tuesday 26th February 2019

North Arm - 3 Slavonon Grebes still also 2 Black-necked Grebes still

South Arm - 6 Scaup (2 drakes) still

Monday, 25 February 2019

Bird News - Monday 25th February 2019

Lagoon 4 - 1 Smew (drake)

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still also 3 Slavonion Grebes still

Lyndon Reserve - 1 Brambling (male) on the feeders

Sunday, 24 February 2019

Bird News - Sunday 24th February 2019

Lagoon 3 - 1 Smew (redhead)

South Arm 3 - 1 Red-necked Grebe still also 1 Scaup (drake) still

North Arm - 3 Slavonion Grebes still, 2 Black-necked Grebes still also 1 Mediterranean Gull (1st winter) at midday

Sunday, 17 February 2019

Bird News - Sunday 17th February 2019

Lagoon 4 - 9 Smew still

North Arm - 3 Slavonion Grebes still also 2 Black-necked Grebes still

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

Saturday, 16 February 2019

Bird News - Saturday 16th February 2019

Lagoon 4 - 10 Smew still

Lagoon 3 - 3 Smew still also 1 Bittern this afternoon

Lagoon 1 - 1 Stonechat still

North Arm - 3 Slavonion Grebe still, 2 Black-necked Grebes still also 1 Scaup (female)

South Arm 3 - 1 Red-necked Grebe still also 2 Scaup (females)

Thursday, 14 February 2019

Bird News - Thursday 14th February 2019

Lagoon 4 - 7 Smew still

South Arm - 1 Red-necked Grebe still

North Arm - 3 Slavonion Grebes still also 2 Black-necked Grebes still

Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Bird News - Wednesday 13th February 2019

Lagoon 4/Lagoon 3 - 15 Smew between the two Lagoons this morning

North Arm - 3 Slavonion Grebes still also 2 Black-necked Grebes still

Tuesday, 12 February 2019

Saturday, 9 February 2019

Bird News - Saturday 9th February 2019

Lagoon 4 - 3 Smew (2 drakes)

Lagoon 1 - 2 Stonechats (pair) also 1 Dunlin

South Arm 3 - 1 Red-necked Grebe still, 3 Scaup also 3 Red-crested Pochards

North Arm - 3 Slavonion Grebes still, 2 Black-necked Grebes still also 37 Dunlin

Thursday, 7 February 2019

Bird News - Thursday 7th February 2019

North Arm - 3 Slavonion Grebes still also 2 Black-necked Grebes still

South Arm 3 - 2 Red-necked Grebes still

Wednesday, 6 February 2019

Bird News - Wednesday 6th February 2019

South Arm 3 - 2 Red-necked Grebes still and 3 Scaup still

North Arm - 3 Slavonion Grebes still also 2 Black-necked Grebes still

Tuesday, 5 February 2019

Bird News - Tuesday 5th February 2019

North Arm - 3 Slavonion Grebes still and 2 Black-necked Grebes still

South Arm 3 - 2 Red-necked Grebes still, 4 Scaup and 3 Smew

Sunday, 3 February 2019

Bird News - Sunday 3rd February 2019

South Arm 3 - 2 Red-necked Grebes still, 4 Scaup still (1 drake), 10 Red-crested Pochards still, 4 Dunlin, 1 Smew (drake) also 2 Ruff (on the Island)

North Arm - 3 Salvonion Grebes still, 2 Black-necked Grebes still also 14 Dunlin

Saturday, 2 February 2019

Bird News - Saturday 2nd February 2019

Lagoon 3 - 3 Smew (drakes)

South Arm - 2 Smew (drakes)

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

North Arm - 3 Slavonion Grebes still also 2 Black-necked Grebes still

Friday, 1 February 2019

Bird News - Friday 1st February 2019

South Arm 3 - 1 Red-necked Grebe still, 7 Scaup still also 5+ Red-crested Pochards still

Wednesday, 30 January 2019

Bird News - Wednesday 30th January 2019

Lagoon 4 - 1 Smew still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Red-crested Pochard still

Crake Hide - 1 Marsh Harrier still

Monday, 28 January 2019

Bird News - Monday 28th January 2019

Lagoon 5 - 1 American Wigeon (drake) still

Lagoon 4 - 3 Smew (1 drake)

Lagoon 3 - 1 Marsh Harrier still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Red-crested Pochard still

Crake Hide - 2 Jack Snipes still

North Arm - 3 Slavonion Grebes still, 2 Black-necked Grebes still and 3 Scaup

South Arm 3 - 1 Red-necked Grebe still, 1 Scaup also 2 Ruff still (on the Island)

Sunday, 27 January 2019

Bird News - Sunday 27th January 2019

Lagoon 1 - 4 Red-crested Pochards

Crake Hide - 1 Jack Snipe still

North Arm - 3 Slavonion Grebes still also 2 Black-necked Grebes still

Saturday, 26 January 2019

Bird News - Saturday 26th January 2019

Lagoon 3 - 1 Bittern also 1 Smew (drake)

Lagoon 1 - 2 Stonechats still

Crake Hide - 1 Jack Snipe still

South Arm 2 - 1 American Wigeon (drake) still

South Arm 3 - 1 Red-necked Grebe still

North Arm - 3 Slavonion Grebes still also 2 Black-necked Grebes still

Friday, 25 January 2019

Bird News - Friday 25th January 2019

Lagoon 3 - 2 Marsh Harriers still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Stonechat

Crake Hide - 2 Jack Snipes now this afternoon

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still, 3 Slavonian Grebes still and 6 Dunlin

South Arm 3 - 2 Red-necked Grebes still (to East of Old Hall) also 6Red-crested Pochards

Thursday, 24 January 2019

Bird News - Thursday 24th January 2019

Lagoon 3 - 1 Marsh Harrier still

Lagoon 1 - 2 Stonechats still

North Arm - 1 American Wigeon (drake) still also 2 Black-necked Grebes still

South Arm 3 - 2 Red-necked Grebes still, 5 Scaup (2 drakes) also 8 Red-crested Pochards still

Wednesday, 23 January 2019

Bird News - Wednesday 23rd January 2019

Lagoon 1 Marsh Harrier still


Lagoon 2 - 1 Green Sandpiper

South Arm 3 - 1 Red-necked Grebe still

North Arm - 2 Slavonian Grebes still and 2 Black-necked Grebes still

Tuesday, 22 January 2019

Bird News - Tuesday 22nd January 2019

Lagoon 4 - 3 Smew (2 drakes)

Lagoon 2 - 1 Stonechat

Crake Hide - 1 Green Sandpiper

Egelton Feeders - 1 Brambling

South Arm 2 - 1 American Wigeon (drake) still (from Tufted Duck Hide)

South Arm 3 - 1 Great Northern Diver still

Monday, 21 January 2019

Bird News - Monday 21st January 2019

Lagoon 3 - 1 Smew (drake)

Crake Hide - 1 Jack Snipe still

South Arm 3 - 1 Red-necked Grebe still

Sunday, 20 January 2019

Bird News - Sunday 20th January 2019

Lagoon 3 - 3 Smew (2 drakes) and 2 Marsh Harriers still

North Arm - 3 Slavonian Grebes still, 2 Black-necked Grebes still, 1 Smew (redhead) and 12 Dunlin

South Arm 3 - 2 Great Northern Divers still, 2 Red-necked Grebes still also 1 Scaup (drake) still

Egelton Reserve - 16 Whooper Swans flew north early morning

Saturday, 19 January 2019

Bird News - Saturday 19th January 2019

Lagoon 3 - 2 Smew (drakes)

Lagoon 1 - 2 Smew (redheads) and 1 Marsh Harrier still

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still also 2 Slavonian Grebes still

South Arm 3 - 2 Red-necked Grebes still, 1 Great Northern Diver still also 3 Scaup still

Gadwall Hide - 3 Pink-footed Geese still

Fieldfare Hide - 5 Dunlin

Friday, 18 January 2019

Thursday, 17 January 2019

Bird News - Thursday 17th January 2019

Lagoon 3 - 2 Smew (pair) still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Marsh Harrier still

South Arm 3 - 1 Red-necked Grebe still also 2 Great Northern Divers still

North Arm - 2 Slavonian Grebes still

Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Bird News - Wednesday 16th January 2019

Crake Hide - 1 Jack Snipe still

Dam - 1 Shag still

North Arm - 3 Slavonin Grebes still also 2 Black-necked Grebes still

South Arm 2 - 2 Smew (drakes)

Tuesday, 15 January 2019

Bird News - Tuesday 15th January 2019

Lagoon 3 - 2 Marsh Harrier still and 1 Smew (drake) still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Stonechats still

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still, 3 Slavonian Grebes still, 1 Green Sandpiper and 1 Brambling flew over

South Arm 3 - 2 Red-necked Grebes still and 2 Great Northern Diver still

South Arm 2 - 8 Red-crested Pochards still also 3 Pink-footed Geese grazing between Goldeneye Hide and Wigeon Hide

South Arm 3 Island - 1 Ruff still

Monday, 14 January 2019

Bird News - Monday 14th January 2019

Lagoon 3 - 1 Smew (drake) still

Crake Hide - 1 Jack Snipe still

Dam - 1 Shag still

North Arm - 3 Slavonion Grebes still also 2 Black-necked Grebes still

South Arm 3 - 2 Great Northern Divers still, 2 Red-necked Grebes still and 3+ Scaup still

Sunday, 13 January 2019

Bird News - Sunday 13th January 2019

Lagoon 3 - 1 Smew (drake)

Crake Hide - 1 Jack Snipe still

Goldeneye Spit - 1 Mediterranean Gull roosted again this evening

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still also 3 Slavonian Grebes still

South Arm 3 - 1 Great Northern Diver still, 2 Red-necked Grebes still also 3 Red-crested Pochards still

Saturday, 12 January 2019

Bird News - Saturday 12th January 2019

Crake Hide - 1 Jack Snipe still

South Arm 3 - 2 Red-necked Grebes still and 2 Great Northern Divers still

North Arm - 3 Slavonian Grebes still and 2 Black-necked Grebes still

Friday, 11 January 2019

Bird News - Friday 11th January 2019

Lagoon 3/South Arm 3 - 9 Scaup

North Arm - 3 Slavonian Grebes now and 2 Black-necked Grebes still

South Arm 3 - 1 Red-necked Grebe still also 2 Great Northern Divers still

South Arm 2 - 1 American Wigeon (drake) still (from Tufted Duck Hide)

Wednesday, 9 January 2019

Tuesday, 8 January 2019

Bird News - Tuesday 8th January 2019

Lagoon 4 - 4 Smew (2 drakes) still

Lagoon 3 - 1 Scaup (female) still

Crake Hide - 1 Jack Snipe still

North Arm - 2 Slavonain Grebes still also 2 Black-necked Grebes still

South Arm - 2 Great Northern Divers still

South Arm 3 - 1 Red-necked Grebe still

South Arm 2 - 1 American Wigeon (drake) still (from Tufted Duck Hide)

Dam - 1 Shag still

Monday, 7 January 2019

Bird News - Monday 7th January 2019

South Arm 2 - 1 American Wigeon (drake) still (from Tufted Duck Hide)

South Arm 3 - 2 Red-necked Grebes still (to east of Old Hall)

Dam - 2 Shags still

Sunday, 6 January 2019

Bird News - Sunday 6th January 2019

Lagoon 4 - 4 Smew still (1 drake)

Lagoon 3 - 1 Scaup (female) still and 1 Smew (drake) still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Stonechat still

Crake Hide - 1 Jack Snipe still

Manton Bay - 1 Mediterranean Gull (2nd winter)

South Arm - 2 Great Northern Divers still, 4 Smew (1 drake), 1 Red-necked Grebe still, 3 Scaup (2 drakes) still also 2 Ruff on the Island still

South Arm 2 - 1 American Wigeon (drake) still, 63 Red-crested Pochards and 1 Scaup (female)

North Arm - 2 Slavonian Grebes still, 2 Black-necked Grebes still, 1 Marsh Harrier and 1 Pink-footed Goose

Dam - 1 Shag still

Saturday, 5 January 2019

Bird News - Saturday 5th January 2019

Lagoon 4 - 2 Smew (drakes)

Lagoon 3 - 1 Smew (drake)

South Arm - 2 Great Northern Divers, 20+ Red-crested Pochards still, 1 Marsh Harrier and 1 Smew (drake)

South Arm 3 - 1 American Wigeon (drake) still, 1 Red-necked Grebe still, 2 Scaup and 2 Smew (pair)

Friday, 4 January 2019

Bird News - Friday 4th January 2019

Lagoon 4 - 2 Smew (pair)

Lagoon 3 - 1 Bittern in flight

Lagoon 2 - 2 Stonechats still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Green Sandpiper and 1 Marsh Harrier still

South Arm 3 - 2 Red-necked Grebes still, 2 Great Northern Divers still also 2 Scaup still and 1 Marsh Harrier still

South Arm 2 - 1 American Wigeon (drake) still (from Tufted Duck Hide)

North Arm - 2 Slavonian Grebe still

Thursday, 3 January 2019

Bird News - Thursday 3rd January 2019

Lagoon 5 - 3 Pink-footed Geese in the field behind the lagoon

Lagoon 4 - 4 Smew (2 drakes)

Lagoon 3 - 2 Marsh Harriers still

Lagoon 1 - 1 Marsh Harrier still and 1 Stonechat

South Arm 3 - 8 Scaup now also 29 Red-crested Pochards still, 2 Great Northern Divers still and 1 Red-necked Grebe still

Crake Hide - 1 Jack Snipe still

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes still also 1 Slavonain Grebe still

Wednesday, 2 January 2019

Bird News - Wednesday 2nd January 2019

South Arm 3 - 2 Red-necked Grebes (off Old Hall), 4 Scaup still, 51 Red-created Pochards still also 2 Ruff (on the island) again

South Arm 2 - 1 American Wigeon (drake) still

North Arm - 2 Black-necked Grebes and 2 Slavonian Grebes still

Dam - 1 Brent Goose (then in Burley Fishponds this afornoon) also 1 Snow Bunting still also 2 Shags still

Goldeneye Spit - 1 Oystercatcher

Crake Hide - 1 Jack Snipe again

Tuesday, 1 January 2019

Bird News - Tuesday 1st January 2019

Lagoon 4 - 5 Smew (1 drake)

Lagoon 3 - 2 Smew (drakes) and 1 Marsh Harrier still

Lagoon 2 - 2 Smew (pair)

Lagoon 1 - 2 Stonechats still

Crake Hide1 Jack Snipe

North Arm - 2 Slavonian Grebes still also 2 Black-necked Grebes still

South Arm 3 - 1 American Wigeon (drake) still, 2 Great Northern Divers still, 1 Red-necked Grebe still, 51 Red-crested Pochards also 6 Scaup (3 drakes) still

South Arm 2 - 2 Pink-footed Geese still

Dam - 1 Snow Bunting still also 2 Shags still