Sightings: 2018

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KEVIN AND SERI on Wednesday, 09 May 2018
Baldwin Hide: Our first Swifts of the year, Kingfisher in bush adjacent to hide, young Muntjac buck on bank. Heidi now has 7 eggs.....


JOHN COAKLEY on Tuesday, 08 May 2018
Todays Highlights 12:00 - 15:00

East Marsh Pool
8 x Common Tern
2 x Oystercatcher
1 x Shelduck
8 Lapwing chicks

Carlton Hide
1 x Hobby

Ted Jury Hide
1 x Red Kite over
1 x Cuckoo fly past

Elsewhere
Orange Tip 20 +
Speckled Wood 7
Brimstone 10
Large White 14
Peacock 4

1 x Grass Snake
KEITH BARNSLEY on Monday, 07 May 2018
Early Visit 5.30 to 7.30am. Cettiā€™s, Garden, Sedge, Willow Warblers. Chiff. Blackcap. Whitethroat. Green & G Spotted W/peckers. 5 Common Tern. Mute Swan with 2 Cygnets. Cuckoo. 5 Oyster Catchers. Redshank. Shelduck. Song Thrush.
JOHN COAKLEY on Friday, 04 May 2018
Todays Highlights 07:00 - 11:00

Sheep Field - Golf Course Tree Line
1 x Cuckoo

East Marsh Pool
6 x Greylag goslings
6 x Common Tern
1 x Kingfisher
4 x Little Ringed Plover
Another Lapwing brood of 4 chicks
1 x Redshank
1 x Sparrowhawk
3 x Oystercatcher

Around The Reserve
10 + Orange Tip
5 x Green Veined White
2 x Muntjac
1 x Grass Snake

Tip/ River Meadow/Farm Area 14:00 - 17:00

1 x Red Legged Partridge
1 x cock Pheasant
1 x Cuckoo
1 x Bank Vole
2 x Small Tortoiseshell
1 x Orange Tip
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