Sightings: 2018

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KEVIN AND SERI on Wednesday, 02 May 2018
Greenfinch pair, carpark/LaFarge wall
Lots of Warbler activity + Reed Buntings from hides
2 Common Sandpipers, East Marsh
KEITH YATES on Wednesday, 02 May 2018
Morning of torrential rain spent almost entirely in East Marsh Hide until rain cleared:

Highlights: SANDERLING (one briefly on Willow Island), Dunlin (3 Summer Plumage), Common Sandpiper (3), Redshank (2), Little Ringed Plover (3), Ringed Plover (1), Oystercatcher (4), Common Tern (7), House Martin (11), Sand Martin & Swallow numerous, Lapwing chicks (3)

Other Areas: Sparrowhawk, Kestrel, Good views of Garden Warbler at Carlton Hide + despite the conditions, Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff, Reed Warbler, Sedge Warbler, Blackcap & Cetti's Warbler all singing or calling!
JOHN COAKLEY on Wednesday, 02 May 2018
Todays Highlights 06:00 - 10:00

East Marsh Pool
4 x Oystercatcher
2 x Redshank
4 x Common Tern
4 x Little Ringed Plover
2 x Common Sandpiper
Muntjac on Wigeon Bank
8 x Lesser Black-backed Gull
Lapwing with 3 chicks
3 x Black-headed Gull

Of Interest
A hat and glasses were found and handed into the VC
ROY WOOLLEY on Tuesday, 01 May 2018
Tuesday 1st May. Red Kite over VC @ 1.35 pm
STEVE NIKOLS on Tuesday, 01 May 2018
Of note this evening: Two Collared Dove on the telegraph pole rear of VC car park. Not common on the reserve.
JOHN COAKLEY on Tuesday, 01 May 2018
Todays Highlights 13:00 - 16:45

East Marsh Pool - Briefly
2 x Oystercatcher
2 x Common Sandpiper
4 x Common Tern
1 x Shelduck
3 x Little Ringed Plover
2 x Redshank

River Pool
1 x Grey Heron taking 2 Mallard ducklings

Around The Reserve
Pair Of Starling nesting in Old Hare Covert
3 x Muntjac
2 x Hobby hunting over Albans Reedbed

On The Wing
19 Orange Tip inc 4 ♀
2 x Peacock
1 x Comma
3 x Speckled Wood
STEVE NICHOLS on Sunday, 29 April 2018
29th afternoon visit. 4 Little-ringed plovers, 2 Common Sandpipers, Oystercatcher, Lapwings and Redshank. 3 Greem Woodpecker, 2 Spotted Woodpecker, Lesser Whitethroat, Whitethroat, several Reed Warblers, Sedge Warblers widespread. Little Grebe Pair, 5 Common Tern, Cuckoo. Jay, Shelduck pair, Mallard with new ducklings, Teal 4, Gadwall, Sparrowhawk, Good number Swallows, a few House Martins and usual Sand Martins. Buzzzard.
BOB LEE on Sunday, 29 April 2018
Early evening vist of note Cuckoo over Ted Jury Hide then calling West Marsh at 20.00 hrs! Hobby rear of Carlton Hide over River Avon, 15 + House Martin East Marsh Hide
KEITH YATES on Sunday, 29 April 2018
Visit 07:00 ~ 11:00 ~ Cold Easterly wind felt like February ;(

East Marsh Hide: Common Tern (3), Yellow Wagtail (3), White Wagtail (4 dropped in on Wilow Island), Swift (3), Little Ringed Plover (2), Redshank (2), Oystercatcher (4), Common Sandpiper (1), Cuckoo (1), Grasshopper Warbler (one heard reeling from the direction of Wigeon Bank (House Martin (3) + Many Swallows & Sand Martin..

Other Areas: Usual Warblers, including Lesser Whitethroat & Garden Warbler on Farm Field area & reeling Grasshopper Warbler from top reedbed, heard from the car park! Buzzard (2), Sparrowhawk (2), Kestrel (1)
ALAN BODDINGTON on Saturday, 28 April 2018
River Pool; Great White Egret
East Marsh; Common Sandpiper,
Ringed Plover, Little Ringed Plover (4),
Redshank (2), Oystercatcher(4),Little Grebe
Yellow Legged Gull, Little Egret (2), & Yellow Wagtail.
Ted Jury Hide; Buzzard, Sparrowhawk, Kestrel & Little Grebe (3).