Sightings: 2018

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KEVIN AND SERI on Monday, 18 June 2018
Hobby putting on a great show skimming the water of East Marsh whilst hunting dragonfly.
Jewel Wasps a look on fence posts arond Carlton path.
Emperor and Black Tailed skimmer Dragonflys, amongst many others ovipositing on Grebe Pool behind wind pump.
JOHN COAKLEY on Monday, 18 June 2018
Todays Highlights 11:30 - 16:00

Tip & River Meadow
20 + Meadow Brown
30 + Chimney Sweeper Moth
4 x Common Blue
5 x Large Skipper
15 + Cinnabar Moth

East Marsh Pool
2 x Black Headed Gull chicks
11 Common Tern + 9 chicks seen
1 x Redshank + 2 juv
2 x Hobby
1 x Peregrine @ 13:25
2 x Little Ringed Plover
2 x Oystercatcher + juv

Ted Jury Hide
2 x Hobby . Probably the same ones from EMP earlier that scattered when the Peregrine came over
5 x Linnet ( family party )

Around The Reserve
5 x Grass Snake
50 + Black Tailed Skimmer
6 x Southern Hawkers
2 x Willow Tit
KEVIN AND SERI on Sunday, 17 June 2018
Lots of 1cm long froglets crossing the path by the wind pump - please watch where you step.
JOHN COAKLEY on Friday, 15 June 2018
Todays Highlights 13:30 - 17:30

The Tip & Bowl
12 x Speckled Wood
1 x Small Heath
1 x ♀ Common Blue
1 x Painted Lady


East Marsh Pool
8 x Common Tern + 6 chicks seen
4 x Little Ringed Plover
2 x Teal
1 x Kingfisher
2 x Oystercatcher + 1 juv
2 x juv Redshank


Teal Pool
2 x Cuckoo
1 x Little Egret
2 x Teal


Ted Jury Hide
2 x Hobby plus another over Albans


Elsewhere
1 x fledgling Buzzard
2 x Grass Snake
15 + Black Tailed Skimmer
3 x Brown Hawker
STEVEN NICHOLS on Thursday, 14 June 2018
Evening visit; Tufted Duck 4, Gadwall 6, Teal 6, Redshank 2, Oystercatcher pr+chick, Lapwing 39, Little-ringed Plover 4, Common Terns, Hobby 3 (dead tree Ted Jury- all 1st years), Kestrel (f), Sparrowhawk, Cuckoo (m &f), Sand Martins, Swallows, Swift 1, Cetti's Warbler 4+, Blackcap, Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler, Reed Warbler, Kingfisher 1, Grey Heron, Little Egret, Linnet 4, Goldfinch 2, Treecreeper, Great-spotted Woodpecker, Starling (pre-roost group) 32
KEVIN AND SERI on Wednesday, 13 June 2018
Little Egret on East Marsh
Hobby In owlbox tree and Sprawk hunting Lapwings at Ted Jury.
Whitethroat, Grey Heron, Common Tern and Hobby at Steetly.
JOHN COAKLEY on Monday, 11 June 2018
Todays Highlights 12:30 - 16:30

The Tip , River Meadow & Round The Reserve
20 + Cinnabar Moth
9 x Common Blue . 7 ♂s & 2 ♀s
c 200 Chimney Sweeper Moths
6 x Large Skippers
1 x Peacock
4 x Burnet Companion
2 x Mother Shipton
5 x Speckled Wood
1 x Red Admiral
1 x Small Tortoiseshell
20 + Black Tailed Skimmer
15 + Broad Bodied Chaser
10 x Four Spotted Chaser
2 x Hairy Dragonfly inc 1 ovipositing in Goose Pool
Lots of Damselflies . Too many to count

East Marsh Pool
1 x Little Egret
63 x Lapwing
2 x Oystercatcher + 1 juv
2 x Redshank + 1 juv
9 x Common Tern + 6 chicks
3 x Little Ringed Plover
Passage of 24 House Martin ( northwards )

Carlton Hide
2 x Cuckoo

TJ Hide
Pair of Kestrel

Around The Reserve
7 x Buzzard















IAN L on Saturday, 09 June 2018
June 8th
9pm-10.40pm
Pair hobby, Barn owl at Ted Jury. Green woodpecker on the ground at entrance.
JOHN COAKLEY on Friday, 08 June 2018
Todays Highlights 07:45 - 12:00

East Marsh Pool
5 x Little Ringed Plover
2 x ♂ Teal
3 x Herring Gull
2 x Oystercatcher + 1 juv
11 x Common Tern + 6 chicks
1 x Shelduck

1 x Muntjac

Ted Jury Hide . With JW
1 x ♂ Kestrel
1 x Water Rail
3 x Oystercatcher over

Teal Pool . With JW
1 x Little Egret

Of Note
Lots of Toadlets crossing New Hare Covert path just before Swallow Pool
JOHN COAKLEY on Thursday, 07 June 2018
Update from Wednesday 6 / 6 / 18

1 x Teneral type Southern Hawker . Pic on Friends Of Brandon Flickr site