Sightings: 2017

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JOHN C on Saturday, 27 May 2017
Thursday 25/5/17 PM
Green woodpecker , Buzzard , GS woodpecker , Lesser whitethroat , Whitethroat . Goldcrest , Wren , Starling with fledglings , Cettis warbler , Blackcap , Blue tit , Robin , Carrion crow , Magpie , Chiffchaff , Stock dove , Reed warbler , Mallard , Moorhen with chicks , Common tern , Blackbird , Willow warbler , Goldfinch and Kestrel

Large shoal of Roach in front of Steetley hide

1 x Grass snake . Many thanks to the gent from WWT who showed me this and also how to lift and return the refugia in a safe manner
Sorry I forgot to ask your name

5 x Brimstone
1 x Speckled wood
1 x Comma
Numerous Blues but not sure what species
KEITH BARNSLEY on Saturday, 27 May 2017
5:35 to 7:15 am 2 Feral pigeon at CP. Green Woodpecker 2 Mistle Thrush Song Thrush at start of Tip area. ♂ Shelduck River Pool hide.
East Marsh. Up to 9 Lapwing chicks represent best number in several years. Best of luck to them! Cuckoo heard calling distantly.
JOHN C on Thursday, 25 May 2017
Sighted today
Green woodpecker , Buzzard , GS woodpecker , Lesser whitethroat , Whitethroat , Goldcrest , Wren , Starling with fledglings , Cetti's warbler , Blackcap , Blue tit , Great tit , Robin , Carrion crow , Magpie , Chiffchaff , Stock dove , Sedge Warbler , Mallard , Reed warbler , Moorhen + chicks , Common tern , Blackbird , Willow warbler , Goldfinch and Kestrel

Front of Steetley hide . Very large shoal of roach

Brimstone x 5
Speckled wood

1 x Grass snake
Many thanks to the gent from the WWT who's name I forgot to get who showed me the correct way to lift and lower the refugia that he found the snake under
KEVIN AND SERI on Wednesday, 24 May 2017
Usual stuff + pair Little Egrets on River Pool - heard but didn't spot min 3 Cuckoos.

Well known GS Woodpecker and Whitethroat nest sites still showing lots of feeding activity, with both parents very busy on both sites.
DICK JONES on Tuesday, 23 May 2017
Hobby. Kesterel . Buzzard. Whitethroat. Willow Warbler. Chiffchaff. Blackcap. Cetti's Warbler. Sedge Warbler. Reed Warbler. Little Ringed Plover. Oystercatcher. Cuckoo. Little Grebe ( 3 Chicks but berating one constantly ) Jay Garden warbler. Tree Creepers . GS Woodpecker. Stock Dove. Gadwall.
KEITH BARNSLEY on Sunday, 21 May 2017
Sun 5:30am to 7:30am. Cold bright morning. Got my target bird Garden Warbler, but on a warbler front added: Blackcap. Willow Warbler. Whitethroat. Chiffchaff. Cettis Warbler. Sedge & Reed warbler.
However, visit HIGHLIGHT was Kingfisher (literally Bird in the hand thanks to Pro Ringers Jim& Walter) One of life's memorable moments. Cheers!
JOHN C on Saturday, 20 May 2017
1 x wigeon , 7 x oystercatchers , 6 x tufted duck , 2 x mute swans , 4 x gadwall , 1 x little ringed plover , 3 x ringed plover , 8 x common terns , 1 x sandpiper , 1 x grey heron . 1 x g s woodpecker , 1 x dunnock . 10 x sand martins , 2 x house martins , plenty of swifts and swallows , 6 x greylag geese , 6 x lesser blacked back gulls , 4 x black headed gulls .
Seen from East Marsh hide 1 dead gull floating just off the main island
Also seen around the reserve whitethroat , blackcap , garden warbler , jay , reed warbler heard , sedge warbler , song thrush , wren , blue tit , great tit , blackbird , robin , chiffchaff , reed bunting ,
Also 1 x common toad on path to steetley hide
ALAN BODDINGTON on Friday, 19 May 2017
East marsh; Common Sandpiper, Ringed Plover, L.R.Plover (4), Redshank,Wigeon(♂),Cuckoo, Oystercatcher (2 pair with broods of 2 + 3 chicks).Carlton hide; Little Grebe with 3 chicks. Alban's Reedbed; Hobby (2 hunting over yesterday).
JOHN C on Thursday, 18 May 2017
Teal Pool PM . Juv Marsh Harrier flew low over pool . South to north and entered trees behind the small building to the right side of hide
Water rail heard in central marsh
1 Mayfly dancing over hawthorn bush central marsh
Plenty of warblers in full voice
Only 1 sand martin spotted on east marsh pool although plenty of swallows around the reserve and swifts along entrance road
SIMON COOK on Monday, 15 May 2017
MONDAY 15.5.2017 p.m. 2 Redshank, 1 Little Ringed Plover, heard Grasshopper Warbler, Little Grebe with 3 chicks, 1 ♂ Wigeon, heard Water Rail, Sparrowhawk, Kestrel, Buzzard, Oystercatchers, Lapwings, 2 Black headed Gulls, 3+ Herring Gulls, 50+ Lesser Black-backed Gulls, 5 Common Terns, pair of Linnets, Reed Bunting, Cettis Warblers, Reed Warblers, Whitethroats, Garden Warblers, Blackcaps, Willow Warblers, Chiffchaffs, House and Sand Martins, Swifts and Swallows, 2 GS Woodpeckers, Jay, 2+Grey Herons, 3+ Stock Doves, Song Thrush, c6Gadwall, c6 Tufted Duck, Mallards, 1 GC Grebe, 2 Cormorants, 2 Mute Swans, Greylag and Canada Geese, Coots and Moorhens, Pheasant, Blue Great and LT Tits, Robins Dunnocks Wrens, Blackbirds, Woodpigeons, Goldfinches, Magpies, Carrion Crows.