Sightings: 2011

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AL HORSLEY on Monday, 27 June 2011
not much to report except 3 Green Sandpiper carlton and grasshopper warbler reeling from swallow pool. usual waders present
IAIN BROWN on Monday, 27 June 2011
37 cormorants at roost, 2 grasshopper warblers 'reeling' one at carlton and one at sheep field. 6 glow worms around wright hide
AL HORSLEY on Saturday, 25 June 2011
hobby catching dragonfly 10 feet in front of carlton hide, plus kingfisher fishing in front of steetley hide for 15 minutes were the highlights of the day. also 2 Green Sandpiper carlton hide. others include stock dove, green and gs woodpeckers, cettis, reed and sedge warblers, redshank, ringed plover, oystercatcher, bullfinch, buzzard, and kestrel
KEITH BARNSLEY on Saturday, 25 June 2011
Sat 6.00am Damp mild and cloudy. Still plenty songbird singing.Heard Blackcap Garden Warbler Willow Warbler ChiffChaff Song Thrush Cetti's Warbler and Dunnock all still giving it large as I ambled between Car Park and Carlton.
Sightings: Green Wood pecker Jay Blackcap on way to Teal Pool where 1st of 3 Green Sandpipers were viewed. Onto Carlton Hide where 2 kingfishers posed preened and fished for around 15 minutes on the posts and poles set for such purpose. A delight.Hobby in the dead tree in front right stayed briefly before dashing off low towards East Marsh. Walk back to East Marsh Hide and watched handfuls of Sand Martins including one going into holes opposite plus 3 or 4 Common Terns screeching and diving about. L R Plovers on middle island finished a Happy hour and half. Keith Barnsley
GARY HOBBS on Tuesday, 21 June 2011
Tuesday Evening
Carlton Hide-OTTER seen just after 21.30 swam down the length of the pool before dissappearing down inlet left of hide, Barn Owl showing well from 20.30, also from Carlton Hide- Sparrowhawk, 2 Green Sandpiper, 5 Oystercatchers. Tawny Owl seen while walking from Carlton Hide by bench at 22.10
ADMIN on Tuesday, 21 June 2011
Reported last week from Carlton Hide: OTTER
GARY HOBBS on Monday, 20 June 2011
Yesterdays main sightings- East Marsh- Water Rail with at least 4 chicks in front of EM Hide, 6 Oystercatchers (2 chicks), 7 LRP's ( 3 chicks), 2 Ringed Plovers, 6 Redshank (2 chicks),5+ Lesser Black-backed Gulls, 7+ Common Tern, Cuckoo. Charlton Hide- Kingfisher, 2 Green Sandpipers, Linnet, Kestral plus a young Moorhen that every so often would appear to fall over backwards then precede to walk backwards before carrying on as normal
PAUL AND ANNA on Sunday, 19 June 2011
NIGHTINGALE seen in undergrowth by Grebe Pool. 90% sure - has anyone else seen it, or were we mistaken?

Admin:Possibly Cetti's Warbler?
Reply from Paul, pretty sure not a Cetti's but could have been a Garden Warbler.
IAIN BROWN on Sunday, 19 June 2011
Saturday night, 21 cormorants came in to roost, 2 well grown redshank chicks, 2 Glow Worms on path between Wright hide and golf course
MARK JONES on Saturday, 18 June 2011
Excellent views of a Kingfisher, Barn Owl,a nd 2 Green Sandpipers from Carlton Hide thisevening.