Sightings: 2009

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KEITH YATES on Tuesday, 28 April 2009
Todays Highlights

Lesser Whitethroat (1), Garden Warbler (1), Reed Warbler (4), Hobby (1), Buzzard (7), Cuckoo (2), Grasshopper Warbler (1), Common Sandpiper (1), L R Plover (4), Nuthatch (1), Wigeon (1), Common Tern (6), Snipe (2), Redshank (3)Sparrowhawk (2) Swift (30+)

Muntjac on Newlands.
R.HOPKINS on Sunday, 26 April 2009
19:15 to 20:45: Highlights included 5 Redshank; 5 Snipe (then 3 flew off high); LRinged Plover; Ringed Plover; 6 Common Terns; brief glimpse of Barn Owl at 20:40.
KEITH YATES on Sunday, 26 April 2009
Highlights

Hobby (2), Garden Warbler (1), Cuckoo (1), Swift (20+), Common Sandpiper (1), Reed Warbler(2), Common Tern (8), Little Ringed Plover (4), Ringed Plover (2)
KEITH YATES on Saturday, 25 April 2009
Early Morning Visit Highlightes!

Common Sandpiper (2), Grasshopper Warbler (1), Garden Warbler (1), Little Ringed Plover (3), Cuckoo (1), Shelduck (2), Swift (6)
MATTHEW BIRKIN on Saturday, 25 April 2009
1 Hobby - Carlton Hide, 1 Little ringed plover, 1 Ringed plover, LBB Gull, 2 Common tern, 2 Swift, Cetti's warbler, Sedge warbler - East Marsh. Also Reed warbler, 1st pond on right from the Visitors Centre.
SID & NICOLA HAYNES on Saturday, 25 April 2009
Sightings: Friday 24th April 2009

Jay (woodland walk past Central Marsh Pool), Coot, Cetti’s (heard). From the Steetley Hide: Coot with 2 chicks (there were five last week-end), Moorhen, Canada Geese (female incubating) and a solitary Mute Swan. From the East Marsh Hide: 3 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Ringed Plover, Oystercatcher still incubating, Canada and Greylag geese, Lapwing, Good observations of a Sedge Warbler from the hide, Gadwall, Tufted Duck, Shoveller, Shellduck, 1 Lesser Black Back Gull, 2 Common Tern, 5 Cormorant, 2 Great Crested Grebe and 2 Grey Heron.

On the walk towards the Wright Hide, Blue Tit, Great Tit and Cetti’s were seen. The relatively peaceful walk past the Grebe Pool was interrupted by Canada and Greylag arguments. The walk back to the Visitor centre, near the concrete plant, was rewarded with Green Woodpecker, Blue and Great Tit, Long Tailed Tit, Song Thrush, Robin and abundance of rabbit. A relaxing day. Left at 1905.
KEITH YATES on Thursday, 23 April 2009
Grasshopper Warbler (2), Common Tern (3), Raven (2), Yellow Wagtail (1), Little Ringed Plover (2), Ringed Plover (1), Redshank (4), Oystercatcher (2)
All the usual Warblers
R.HOPKINS on Wednesday, 22 April 2009
18:45-20:45 - Main highlights were 2 Common Tern and many Sedge Warbler competing in song plus the other usuals (Chiff Chaff, Blackcap, Whitethroat, Willow Warblers), 1 Ringed Plover and 2 Little Ringed Plovers
BOB LEE on Wednesday, 22 April 2009
1 x common tern Tues 21 /04/ 09 12.00hrs.
KEITH YATES on Tuesday, 21 April 2009
Male Brambling (1), Lesser Whitethroat (2)