Sightings: 2017

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JOHN C on Saturday, 01 July 2017
1 x Grass Snake
3 x Green Woodpecker

Cafe Feeders
1 x GS Woodpecker
5 xReed Bunting
4 xChaffinch
2 xGreenfinch
2 x juv Robins

Horsetail Glade
2 x Marsh/Willow Tit . No call so couldn't get positive ID

Near Wright Hide
1 x juv Goldcrest

East Marsh Hide
4 x Little Ringed Plover
Hobby overhead

Teal Pool
3 x Common Sandpiper
2 x Redshank + 1 juv

Carlton Hide
1 x juv Dabchick
Buzzard overhead with a split tail making it a forked shape . Not a Red Kite

Ted Jury Hide
Pair of Kestrel
1 x Hobby in tree to extreme right of hide
6 x Stock Dove

Around The Reserve
10 + Ringlet
2 x Large Skipper
Plenty of Red Admiral and Comma
2 x Meadow Brown
Honey Bee nest
1 x Cockchaffer
1 x Froglet on path past Carlton Hide
Plenty of Black Tailed Skimmers including ♀s ovipositing in Teal Pool and in Goose Pool at the far end left hand corner from the V C
ROY WOOLLEY on Friday, 30 June 2017
on Friday 30th June at 2pm 4 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 3 Redshank.
JOHN C on Thursday, 29 June 2017
Highlights From Today

River Pool
1 x ♂ Shoveler going into eclipse plumage

Teal Pool
2 x Common Sandpiper
1 x Green Sandpiper
2 x Redshank + 1 juv
6 x Teal 3 ♂ 3 ♀

Ted Jury
2 x Kestrel + 2 chicks showing
1 x Little Egret

Car Park
Family party of Bullfinches

Around the reserve
1 x Large Emerald Moth
Lots of Treecreepers
Nuthatch at nest hole
ROY WOOLLEY on Thursday, 29 June 2017
on Thursday 29th June. 4 Green Sandpiper with 3 Redshank ; Green Woodpecker
PETER JONES on Wednesday, 28 June 2017
Monday, 28th June.
1 Green Sandpiper and several Redshank on Teal Pool. 6 Little Ringed Plover and 1 Ringed Pl on E Marsh Pool, plus 4 Common Tern. Buzzard mobbed by Lapwings over. 1 Kestrel near Ted Jury Hide. M Bullfinch on path to E Marsh Pool Hide. 2 immature Grn Woodpeckers near Reserve Entrance.
ROBERT WAKELAM on Sunday, 25 June 2017
Sunday 25th June 2017
Jury Hide - Hobby (2) Kestrel
River Pool - Little Egret
East Marsh Pool - Kingfisher , Common Tern (2)
Swallow Pool - Hobby hunting dragonflies
New Hare Covert - Treecreeper
JOHN C on Saturday, 24 June 2017
Highlights from today

1 x Grass Snake

River Pool
1 x ♂ Teal
1 x Little Egret

Ted Jury
1 x Kestrel
4 x Stock Dove
1 x Buzzard

Around the reserve
Water Rail heard central marsh
2 x Ruddy Darter
10 + Black Tailed Skimmer
14 ringlet
5 x fresh looking Red Admiral
4 x Small Tortoiseshell
1 x Comma

1 x golf ball overhead . Unknown species

Also was good to meet you Steve . N

ALAN BODDINGTON on Friday, 23 June 2017
East Marsh; Black Tailed Godwit,Ringed Plover,L.R.Plover,Redshank(3),Oystercatcher(4),Common Tern (6),Teal (pair),Goosander(injured ♂).
Ted Jury hide; Greenshank,Little Egret (2),Common Tern (2),Kestrel,Buzzard
JOHN C on Tuesday, 20 June 2017
New Hare Covert
2 x Willow Tit feeding at least 5 young . Feel free to contact me if further details are needed . Exact location etc

River Pool
2 x Teal . 1 x ♂ 1 x ♀

Carlton Hide
1 x Little Grebe plus 2 chicks

Ted Jury Hide
2 x Little Egret
1 x Lesser Whitethroat to rear of hide

1 x Grass Snake . Normal place
JOHN C on Saturday, 17 June 2017
Highlights from a very hot Brandon Marsh

1 x Grass Snake . Normal place

Horse Tail Glade
1 x Willow Tit amongst a mixed flock of Blue , Great and Long Tailed Tits including juv's . ID by call . Also seen , photographed and recorded in VC log book by a Mr P . Davenport

New Hare Covert
Family party of pair off Bullfinch and 3 juv

Goose Pool
1 x juv Treecreeper in Poplar

Ted Jury
1 X Hobby
1 x Stock Dove

River Pool
2 x Little Egret

Teal Pool
1 x Redshank going to and fro to East Marsh Pool

Grebe Pool
1 x Racing/feral pigeon drinking

Pair of Greenfinch on feeder

Around the reserve

8 Broad Bodied Chaser all ♂
2 x Emperor dragonfly 1 x ♂ 1 x ♀
2 x ♂ Spotted Chaser
Plenty of Banded Demoiselle and Common Blue Damslefiy