Sightings: 2018

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KEITH BARNSLEY on Sunday, 20 May 2018
5:50 to 8:05am Sun Morn 41 Species. Highlights: Muntjac. Lesser Whitethroat. 4 Cuckoos. Min 10 Common Tern. Green Woodpecker. 5 Lapwing plus 2 chicks. 2 LBBGulls. Buzzard (quickly seen off by Gulls) Little Ringed Plover. 2 Gadwall.
JOHN COAKLEY on Saturday, 19 May 2018
Reports of 2 Dingy Skippers on The Tip Area via Ady Quinn
STEVE NICHOLS on Saturday, 19 May 2018
19th May, afternoon visit. Several Blackcap, Garden Warbler, Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler, Sedge and Rees Warblers, 3 Cettiā€™s, 2 Whitethroat. Green Woodpecker, Great spotted Woodpecker, Nuthatch - centre feeder and one with food near wood meadows. Long-tailed , Blue and Great Tit, Cuckoo - ♂ and ♀, Hobby, Little ringed Plover 2, Lapwing - 5 chicks seen, Oystercatcher - 3 chicks seen, Redshank, Common Terns, Sand Martins, c6 Swallows, Grey Heron, Reed Bunting ♂ with food, 4Black-headed Gull and 2 Lesser Black back Gull, Pheasant, Moorhen, Coot, Canada and GreyLag Geese, Gadwallc25, Mallard with ducklings and Tufted Duck. Greenfinch singing, Chaffinch,.Dunnock 3 singing.
Several Banded Demoiselle, Orange tip, 1 Brimstone and Comma.
RICHARD POOLE on Friday, 18 May 2018
Ted Jury Hide: 3 x Cuckoos, 5 x Hobbys, 2 x buzzards, 2 x herons, lapwings

Carlton Hide: 2 x Hobbys, 1 x Cuckoo

East Marsh Hide: Tufted Duck, Cormorant, terns, oystercatcher, lapwings, black-headed gulls

Around the reserve: Mouse, Jays, Crows, Pigeons
JOHN COAKLEY on Friday, 18 May 2018
Todays Highlights

East Marsh Pool
5 x Little Ringed Plover
11 x Common Tern
4 x Oystercatcher

Around the reserve
8 x Cuckoo . 5 at once with JW & 3 more calling elsewhere
1 x Grass Snake
2 x Green Hairstreak

Special Interest For The Time Of Year !
Pair of Stonechat around Newlands reed bed . ♂ was photographed by Neil Nash and shown to myself & JW
KEITH BARNSLEY on Thursday, 17 May 2018
Evening stroll to Ted Jury hide 19:15 to 20:40 hrs . 4 Cuckoos* around dead trees including at least 1 bubbling ♀. Also 3 Heron. Cettis Warbler. 2Lesser Black-backed Gulls _ 1 Herring Gull. Sparrow Hawk briefly late on.
JOHN COAKLEY on Thursday, 17 May 2018
Todays Highlights 11:00 - 16:30

East Marsh Pool
2 x Hobby
Osprey over @ 15:37 . Later reported as flying north over the car park
1 x Yellow Legged Gull

Around The Reserve
2 x Cuckoo
2 x Hairy Dragonfly
1 x Green Hairstreak
2 x Four Spotted Chaser
20 + Banded Demoiselle
1 x Small Copper
20 + Orange Tip
15 + Cinnabar Moth
8 x Green Veined White
2 x Peacock
5 x Speckled Wood
1 x Small Tortoiseshell
1 x Grass Snake
KEVIN AND SERI on Wednesday, 16 May 2018
3 Cuckoos in a group, at long range today - Ted Jury Hide
PAUL LATHBURY on Tuesday, 15 May 2018
7 Hobbys in the air together over Newlands between 13.00 and 13.45 today.
KEVIN AND SERI on Tuesday, 15 May 2018
Ted Jury Hide - 3 Hobby, Buzzard, Kestrel, ♀ GS Woodpecker and 4 Cuckoos.

For a few minutes all the Cuckoo were in the closest tree to the hide simultaneously....