Sightings: 2017

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ALAN BODDINGTON on Sunday, 30 April 2017
East Marsh 6.30a.m.- 7.30a.m. Bar - Tailed Godwit (sum. plumage),Dunlin(2),Common Sandpiper,Ringed Plover,L.R.Plover(4),Wigeon (♂),G.C.Grebe(2),Common Tern(4).
NICK ANSCOMB on Thursday, 27 April 2017
6:30-9pm 64 species including Little Ringed Plover (2), Ringed Plover (1), Common Sandpiper (1), Dunlin (1), Goosander (1 drake, 4 redheads flew in), Wigeon (1), Shoveler (1), Swift (1), Sand Martins - East Marsh Pool; Cuckoo (1) heard towards Golf Course; Chiffchaffs, Willow Warblers, Blackcaps, Reed Warblers, Cetti's Warblers, Sedge Warblers
GARY HOBBS on Wednesday, 26 April 2017
Birds of note - good numbers of Warblers inc 2 Lesser Whitethroat, Common Whitethroat, Blackcap, Willow, Reed, Sedge+Cetti's Warber, Chiffchaff, Little&Grest-crested Grebe, 1 Wigeon,Goosander (m), Little&Ringed Plovers, 2 Common Sandpiper, Redshank, 4 Oystercatcher, Lapwing, Cuckoo,, Song Thrush, 2 Kestrel (pair), 47 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 11 Herring Gull, 1 Common Tern, Treecreeper, 6 Linnet. Also heard only Garden Warbler by Baldwin hide and Grasshopper Warbler from Ted Dury hide. Three broods of Mallard ducklings noted (Goose Pool, EM& Carlton Pool.
PHILIP ROBBINS on Tuesday, 25 April 2017
Evening of 25th April: 2 cuckoos heard - one over golf course, the other beyond the river. Pair of Goosander on East Marsh Pool. Sedge and Reed Warbler around River Pool. Pair of Redshank - EMP. Several pairs of Oystercatchers - EMP. House Martins with Swallows over River Pool and elsewhere. Only one pair of Gadwall seen. No barn owls evident by 9.00.p.m. Solitary Ringed Plover - EMP.
BILL on Monday, 24 April 2017
23/4 Cetti's showing well by pond dipping pool at south end of Hope Wood and between Swallow Pool and Golf course. Little Egret and ♂ Wigeon East Marsh Pool, ♂ Goosander Swallow Pool. Good numbers of usual warblers and Sand Martin
ANN & NOEL on Monday, 24 April 2017
Visit 23/4 7am-10am. 60 species in total,highlights included 2 Cuckoo (1 in oak tree on golf course & 1 in oak tree just beyond wind turbine path) also heard a 3rd calling on other side of reserve.♂ Goosander on pools opposite Wright hide. On East Marsh 2 Common Tern also Redshank,Oystercatcher,Ringed & Little Ringed Plover,Dunlin reported but not seen by us.Elsewhere plenty of Blackcap,Willow Warbler,Sedge Warbler,Whitethroat,Chiffchaff,Cetti's singing.Also plenty of Reed Warbler singing but not showing!
ROBERT WAKELAM on Wednesday, 19 April 2017
Wednesday 19th April
EM Pool - Common Tern (3) Common Sandpiper (1) Ringed Plover (1) Redshank (1) - Teal Pool - Green Sandpiper (1) - River Pool - Little Egret (1) Kingfisher (1) - Cuckoo heard - Willow Warbler & Blackcap heard all round reserve .
STEVE NIKOLS on Tuesday, 18 April 2017
Of note today: Grasshopper Warbler reeling by Sheep Field, 2 Common Tern, 2 Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, 2 Redshank, 2 Little Ringed Plover. Stoat outside visitors' centre.
KEITH BARNSLEY on Tuesday, 18 April 2017
6:00am to 7:30am. Cracking views of Cettis Warbler belting out its explosive song from Steetley Hide. Blackcaps singing all way round. Few Waders on islands just 2 Redshank & LRP. Sedge, Willow warblers. No sign of Cuckoo or Grasshopper Warblers...
BEN HAYWARD on Monday, 17 April 2017
From hides: Kestrel, Redshank, Teal, Grey Heron, Jay, Sandmartins, Tufted Ducks, Chiffchaff, Cetti's Warbler, Willow Warbler, Blackcap, Ringed Plovers, Buzzard, Canada Geese and Greylag Geese, Coot, Moorhen and Mallard, Great Tit, L-T Tits and Blue Tit.

By feeders outside Centre: G.S Woodpecker, Reed Bunting, Greenfinch and Chaffinch.