Sightings: 2009

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ADMIN on Thursday, 31 December 2009
Barn Owl x 2 (J.Rankin)
BIRDGUIDES on Thursday, 31 December 2009
Bittern, one flew over Teal Pool (13:00)
KEVIN G on Monday, 28 December 2009
Not a lot of excitement today, with most pools frozen over! 46 bird species between 0800 / 1445.

Snipe (5); Buzzard (2); Jay (2); Cettis Warbler (3); Mistle Thrush (1); Gt Sp Woodpecker (2); Green Woodpecker (2); Kestrel (1); Siskin (9); Water Rail (2 heard);
JEFF on Sunday, 27 December 2009
Common Snipe (2), Common Gull (8), LBB Gull (1), Pochard, Tufted Duck, Teal, Shoveler, Buzzard, Redpoll (c.30), Fieldfare (18), Redwing (12), Bullfinch, Nuthatch (1), Willow Tit (1)

* Bittern seen from Carlton hide flying towards West Marsh in morning (R.Mays)

** Two Bittern seen from West Marsh hide early afternoon (Sightings book in VC)
BIRDGUIDES on Saturday, 26 December 2009
Bittern, still showing from Carlton hide this afternoon (13:00)
BIRDGUIDES on Saturday, 26 December 2009
Bittern, one from Carlton hide this morning.
KEITH YATES on Sunday, 20 December 2009
As you would imagine all pools frozen! Todays Notable's :- Meadow Pipit (4),Tree Creeper (1), Nuthatch (2), Reed Bunting (5), Barn Owl (1 on Sheepfield & 1 on Carlton), Water Rail (3 seen).
Tip/Farm Pool Area - Woodcock (1), Red Legged Partridge (1), Yellowhammer (1 - rare to reserve!)
Plus 2 seperate flocks of Golden Plover over reserve @ 10am & noon, total circa 60) Last visit before Xmas so Merry Xmas to ALL.
KEVIN G on Friday, 18 December 2009
Goosander (1f); Snipe (5); Dunlin (1); Goldeneye (1m, 1f); Siskin (50+); L Redpoll (15); Water Rail (3); Wigeon (2); Sparrowhawk (1); Cettis Warbler (1); Kingfisher (1).

Seasonally fresh conditions!
ADMIN on Thursday, 17 December 2009
Bittern, possibly three birds. (B.Duckhouse)
KEITH YATES on Tuesday, 15 December 2009
(1)Barn Owl quartering Sheepfield @ 7.45am.
(1)Jack Snipe (Newlands)