Sightings: 2017

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ROY WOOLLEY on Thursday, 29 June 2017
on Thursday 29th June. 4 Green Sandpiper with 3 Redshank ; Green Woodpecker
PETER JONES on Wednesday, 28 June 2017
Monday, 28th June.
1 Green Sandpiper and several Redshank on Teal Pool. 6 Little Ringed Plover and 1 Ringed Pl on E Marsh Pool, plus 4 Common Tern. Buzzard mobbed by Lapwings over. 1 Kestrel near Ted Jury Hide. M Bullfinch on path to E Marsh Pool Hide. 2 immature Grn Woodpeckers near Reserve Entrance.
ROBERT WAKELAM on Sunday, 25 June 2017
Sunday 25th June 2017
Jury Hide - Hobby (2) Kestrel
River Pool - Little Egret
East Marsh Pool - Kingfisher , Common Tern (2)
Swallow Pool - Hobby hunting dragonflies
New Hare Covert - Treecreeper
JOHN C on Saturday, 24 June 2017
Highlights from today

1 x Grass Snake

River Pool
1 x ♂ Teal
1 x Little Egret

Ted Jury
1 x Kestrel
4 x Stock Dove
1 x Buzzard

Around the reserve
Water Rail heard central marsh
2 x Ruddy Darter
10 + Black Tailed Skimmer
14 ringlet
5 x fresh looking Red Admiral
4 x Small Tortoiseshell
1 x Comma

1 x golf ball overhead . Unknown species

Also was good to meet you Steve . N


ALAN BODDINGTON on Friday, 23 June 2017
East Marsh; Black Tailed Godwit,Ringed Plover,L.R.Plover,Redshank(3),Oystercatcher(4),Common Tern (6),Teal (pair),Goosander(injured ♂).
Ted Jury hide; Greenshank,Little Egret (2),Common Tern (2),Kestrel,Buzzard
JOHN C on Tuesday, 20 June 2017
New Hare Covert
2 x Willow Tit feeding at least 5 young . Feel free to contact me if further details are needed . Exact location etc

River Pool
2 x Teal . 1 x ♂ 1 x ♀

Carlton Hide
1 x Little Grebe plus 2 chicks

Ted Jury Hide
2 x Little Egret
1 x Lesser Whitethroat to rear of hide

1 x Grass Snake . Normal place
JOHN C on Saturday, 17 June 2017
Highlights from a very hot Brandon Marsh

1 x Grass Snake . Normal place

Horse Tail Glade
1 x Willow Tit amongst a mixed flock of Blue , Great and Long Tailed Tits including juv's . ID by call . Also seen , photographed and recorded in VC log book by a Mr P . Davenport

New Hare Covert
Family party of pair off Bullfinch and 3 juv

Goose Pool
1 x juv Treecreeper in Poplar

Ted Jury
1 X Hobby
1 x Stock Dove

River Pool
2 x Little Egret

Teal Pool
1 x Redshank going to and fro to East Marsh Pool

Grebe Pool
1 x Racing/feral pigeon drinking

Cafe
Pair of Greenfinch on feeder

Around the reserve

8 Broad Bodied Chaser all ♂
2 x Emperor dragonfly 1 x ♂ 1 x ♀
2 x ♂ Spotted Chaser
Plenty of Banded Demoiselle and Common Blue Damslefiy
KEITH B on Saturday, 17 June 2017
Sat 05:45 to 07:30. Glorious Summer Morning. Started nicely with rattle of LESSER WHITETHROAT. Walk around to Golf course had Willow Warbler Blackcap Wren Great & Blue tit all singing/calling. Relaxed at Alban's seat to view distantly perched KESTREL & Stock Dove. Closer views in the reed bed of Reed Warbler Sedge Warbler & briefly Cetti's Warbler. Main Pool produced 2 L R Plover 5 Oyster Catchers (2 were chicks one of which sadly has ragged drooping wing & unlikely to be able to fly) . Moving for the opposite view from E M Hide had 2 redshank & 2 chicks. Also spotted at least 3 lapwing chicks. 2 Green Sandpiper were bonus arrivals before I had back to CP, spotting Green Woodpecker & G S Woodpecker en route.
JOHN C on Thursday, 15 June 2017
Highlights
5 x Grass Snakes 2 + 2 + 1

New Hare Covert
Pair of Bullfinches
Treecreeper feeding a fledging

River Pool Hide
1 x Redshank

Calton Hide
1 x Little Grebe

Ted Jury Hide
1 x Little Egret to far right

Path after Jon Baldwin Hide
2 x ♂ Broad Bodied Chaser
1 x ♀ Broad Bodied Chaser

Around the reserve
5 x Large Skippers
2 x Red Admiral mating
1 x Brimstone
JOHN C on Tuesday, 13 June 2017
New Hare Covert . 1 x Marsh Tit right next to path . ID confirmed when I checked its call on the internet when I got home

Ted Jury Hide . 2 X Little Egret to far right of hide

Around the reserve
1 x Grass Snake

2 x Peacock butterflies
3 x Red Admiral
6 x Cinnabar Moth

3 x ♂ Emperor dragonflies
2 x ♀ Emperor dragonflies

1 x ♂ Smooth Newt

3 x Green Woodpecker , 3 x Jay , 3 x Kingfisher , 2 x Hobby , 3 x Treecreeper , 2 x Redshank , ♂ Goosander , 8 x Common Tern , 1 x ♂ Kestrel , 4 x Stock Dove
Good numbers of Lapwing , Blackcap and Whitethroat
Cetti's showing well at Steetley Hide .
No Cuckoo's heard today