Sightings: 2019

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STEVEN NICHOLS on Sunday, 03 March 2019
pm visit,, some obs, - Lapwing 121, two pairs building nests on islands, Oystercatcher 5, Shoveler 39, Teal c30, Shelduck 4, Gadwall - at least 2 pairs away from the group, Jay, Coal Tit,
JOHN COAKLEY on Saturday, 02 March 2019
Todays Highlights 06:10 - 11:15

East Marsh Pool
2 x Whooper Swan
c 80 Great Black-backed Gull
5 x Oystercatcher
5 x Shelduck
4 x Pochard . 3 ♀ & 1 ♂
1 x Water Rail
1 x Kingfisher

Carlton Hide
3 x Little Grebe
1 x Common Snipe

River Pool
1 x Little Egret . Roosted overnight

The Tip
4 x Small Tortoiseshell
JEFF on Friday, 01 March 2019
Whooper Swan X 2, east marsh pool
JOHN COAKLEY on Thursday, 28 February 2019
Todays Highlights 07:10 - 12:15

East Marsh Pool
1 x Sand Martin . With Martin Durkin
8 x Oystercatcher
4 x Pochard . 1 x ♂ & 3 ♀
2 x Shelduck
2 x Little Grebe
2 x Whooper Swan
1 x Common Snipe

Carlton Hide
2 x Little Grebe

Central Marsh
3 x Common Snipe over

Also noted
3 x Willow Tit . 2 + 1
1 x Marsh Tit
1 x ♂ Pheasant
ALAN BODDINGTON on Wednesday, 27 February 2019
River Pool; Great White Egret
East Marsh; Little Egret (2),
Oystercatcher (5), Goldeneye (♀),
Pochard (1 ♂, 3 ♀), Wigeon (65),
Shelduck (2 + 2 on River Pool)
Teal Pool; Common Snipe (4).
Carlton Pool; Little Grebe (2).
Butterflies; Brimstone, Comma (2),
Small Tortoiseshell (3).
KEITH YATES/ALAN BODDINGTON on Friday, 22 February 2019
A lovely springlike day after the mist cleared through:

Blackcap singing Horsetail Glade

East Marsh/Teal & River Pool Hides: (63) Wigeon, (4) Oystercatcher, (8) Pochard including six drakes, (2) Whooper Swan, (2) Little Egret ~ one on Teal Pool, (4) Shelduck ~ 2 on River Pool, Muntjac Deer on Wigeon Bank.

Farm Field: Stonechat, (3) House Sparrow ~ Quite a rarity at Brandon!

Also: Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly
JOHN COAKLEY on Friday, 22 February 2019
Todays Highlights 07:00 - 11:00

East Marsh Pool
1 x Water Rail
7 x Pochard . 6 ♂ & 1 ♀ . Inc the ♂ still tucked away on the island to the left of Wright Hide
5 x Oystercatcher
c 80 Great Black-backed Gull
1 x Shelduck
2 x Whooper Swan
1 x Common Snipe

Teal Pool
1 x Common Snipe

River Pool
2 x Shelduck

Golf course by Alban's Bench
c 50 Redwing & 4 Fieldfare

Of Note . On golf course behind Ted Jury Hide
12 x hen Pheasant
JOHN COAKLEY on Wednesday, 20 February 2019
Todays Highlights 07:30 - 12:00

East Marsh Pool
6 x Pochard . 5 ♂ & 1 ♀ . 1 of the drakes looked sickly and was tucked away on an island to the left of Wright hide
5 x Oystercatcher
3 x Buzzard
2 x Shelduck plus 3 on River Pool
1 x Water Rail
8 x Wigeon
2 x Whooper Swan
1 x Peregrine @ 10:40 . Took a Lapwing
c 150 Lapwing
Past East Marsh Hide . 1 x Willow Tit

Grebe Pool
1 x dog Otter









JOHN COAKLEY on Monday, 18 February 2019
Todays Highlights 08:15 - 11:15

East Marsh Pool
2 x Shelduck plus 2 on River Pool
6 x Pochard . 3 ♂ & 3 ♀
1 x ♀ Goldeneye
4 x Oystercatcher
5 x Wigeon
1 x ♀ Stonechat

Elsewhere
3 x Willow Tit . 2 + 1
JOE PARHAM on Sunday, 17 February 2019
Add on to Alan’s post , Jack Snipe and common Snipe from Teal Pool