Sightings: 2017

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JOHN C on Wednesday, 08 November 2017
Todays Highlights 07:15 - 13:45

East Marsh Pool
1 x Great Crested Grebe
3 x Goldeneye 2 x ♂ 1 x ♀
3 x Common Gull
1 x Yellow Legged Gull
1 x Sparrowhawk ( twice )
2 x Snipe
2 x Herring Gull
Otter seen from both Wright & East Marsh Hides
8 x Mute Swan inc 2 juvs

Central Marsh Area
c 15 Lesser Redpoll
Water Rail calling

Past East Marsh Hide
2 x Willow Tit

Around The Reserve
10 x Goldcrest
8 x Bullfinch
15 + Redwing

On The Wing
1 x Red Admiral . When the temp was showing at 4 degrees .
ALAN BODDINGTON on Tuesday, 07 November 2017
East Marsh ; Yellow Legged Gull (adult), 3 Goldeneye (2 ♂), Common Snipe (8),
Little Egret, G C Grebe, Wigeon (100+), Common Gull (9), Herring Gull (4), Cormorant (18).
Teal Pool ; Green Sandpiper.
JOHN C on Monday, 06 November 2017
Todays Highlights 08:15 - 12:45

East Marsh Pool
3 x Goldeneye 2 x ♂ 1 x ♀
1 x Common Gull
2 x Snipe
1 x Otter . From EMH
1 x Green Sandpiper over
3 x Little Egret over
5 x Lesser Black-backed Gull

Wright Hide . Rear Off
c 15 Siskin

Teal Pool
1 x Green Sandpiper . Probably the same one that went over East Marsh Pool earlier

By Olive's Bench
1 x Willow/Marsh Tit

River Pool
1 x Willow Tit calling from far side of pool

Around The Reserve
c 20 Redwing
4 x Redpoll

On The Wing
1 x Common Darter

Overhead
1 x HAWFINCH . Came over Central Marsh @ 11:36 , Heading SE
ALAN BODDINGTON on Saturday, 04 November 2017
Red - Crested Pochard. Pair on east marsh pool.
JOHN C on Friday, 03 November 2017
Todays Highlights 07:00 - 12:00

Special Note
1 x Great White Egret , Took off from Grebe Pool . Did a circuit then headed towards Newlands
This bird was seen by another observer and was due to be recorded in the V C logbook

East Marsh Pool
2 x Pied Wagtail
1 x Grey Wagtail
1 x Water Rail . From EMH. Was showing well for a good 10 mins
3 x Common Gull
1 x Little Egret
2 x Kingfisher

Around The Reserve
2 x Redwing
14 x Lesser Redpoll 6 + 8
PHIL ROBBINS on Thursday, 02 November 2017
Pair of Blackcaps - M&F - in the bushes by the first path junction near the windpump. 2x Common Gulls on EMP, and 2x Snipe on the bank near the sand martin nesters. Kingfisher fishing close to Steetley Hide for 10 minutes or so. 1x Green Sandpiper on Teal Pool. Several Bullfinches around - all ♀ but one. Kestrel over river near Carlton Hide.
JOHN C on Wednesday, 01 November 2017
Todays Highlights 06:30 - 13:00

East Marsh Pool
2 x Snipe
3 x Kingfisher 2 + 1
1 x Common Gull

Junction Of East Marsh Track And Path To River Pool
1 x Willow Tit
4 x Lesser Redpoll

Passed East Marsh Hide
2 x Willow Tit
3 x Goldcrest
1 x Treecreeper

Bench By Carlton Hide
1 x Willow Tit

Ted Jury Hide
c 40 Fieldfare ( in far tree )
2 x Green Sandpiper ( over )
1 x Snipe ( over )

New Hare Covert
1 x Marsh Tit
10 + Redwing

Over Head
36 x Fieldfare
8 x Redwing

On The Wing In The Early Afternoon Sun
8 x Common Darter . Inc 2 in tandem
1 x ♂ Migrant Hawker

JOHN C on Monday, 30 October 2017
Todays Highlights 08:40 - 12:45

East Marsh Pool
1 x Little Egret
1 x Common Gull
1 x Snipe

Ted Jury Hide ( in dead tree with kestrel box )
Mixed flock of Redwing & Fieldfare c 30 birds

Horsetail Glade ( dipping pool end )
1 x Marsh Tit

Around The Reserve
40 + Redwing
20 + Chaffinch
50 + Goldfinch
6 x Goldcrest
15 + Sisken
5 x Lesser Redpoll
20 + Blackbird
2 x Fieldfare
1 x Greenfinch
3 x Song Thrush

Over Head
130 x Fieldfare 60 + 30 + 40
20 x Redwing
15 x Chaffinch

Braving The Cold On the Wing
3 x Red Admiral
2 x Common Darter

KEITH YATES on Sunday, 29 October 2017
ADMIN: Hi to all.....
Re the Tern Rafts on East Marsh Pool! The rafts are being taken in over the winter period for refurbishment! Thanks to all for the emails in regards to their disappearance! They'll be in situ once more come the spring ;)
KEVIN AND SERI on Sunday, 29 October 2017
CONSERVATION TEAM: East Marsh - rightmost pontoon has gone AWOL again, leftmost has broken tethers.