Sightings: 2018

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WAYNE W on Saturday, 12 May 2018
Carlton hide: 4 hobbies hawking for 2 hours over the reedbeds and perching in the dead trees outside the hide. Kingfisher, cuckoo and plenty of duckling and goslings about. Nesting kestrels fighting with two of the hobbies.
BOB LEE /ALAN BODDINGTON on Friday, 11 May 2018
Update on John C's sightings earlier today Common Tern now x 14, 3 x LRP, Kingfisher all on East Marsh
JOHN COAKLEY on Friday, 11 May 2018
Brief Highlights 07:45 - 11:45

East Marsh Pool
10 x Common Tern
1 x White Wagtail
1 x Hobby
Constant passage of Swifts
1 x Kingfisher

Ted Jury Hide
1 x Red Kite . With Dave Benson & JW
1 x ♀ Kestrel

New Hare Covert
2 x Muntjac

PVB on Friday, 11 May 2018
11/5 08:40 - 11:00

Carlton Hide - hobby (1), cuckoo (1), whitethroat, oystercatcher, kingfisher, sand martin, swift
KEITH YATES on Wednesday, 09 May 2018
Visit 10:00 ~ 13:00 Today's Notables

Grasshopper Warbler (1 reeling & showing from Farm Reedbed), Lesser Whitethroat (2), Garden Warbler (3), Cetti's Warbler (3 heard), plus the usual selection of other now established warblers.

East Marsh Pool: Ringed Plover (1), Little-ringed Plover (2), Redshank (1), Oystercatcher (4), Shelduck (1), GC Grebe (1), Common Tern (9), Kingfisher (1) Lapwings Chicks (7)

Rest of Reserve: Hobby (unprecedented 5 hunting over Newlands), Cuckoo (1), Buzzard (5), Fox (top reed bed)

A large influx of Swift across the reserve with 40+ seen over the pools today!

Odanata: Large Red Damselfly (6)
JOHN COAKLEY on Wednesday, 09 May 2018
Evening Visit 18:00 - 20:15

East Marsh Pool
1 x GC Grebe
2 x Oystercatcher
10 x Common Tern
1 x Kingfisher

Teal Pool
1 x Redshank

Ted Jury Hide
1 x Cuckoo
2 x Oystercatcher flyover
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