Sightings: 2018

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MARTIN DURKIN on Friday, 30 March 2018
Bewick's Swan on east marsh pool at 8.40am
ALAN BODDINGTON on Thursday, 29 March 2018
Also today.
Red Kite over Teal Pool at 11.30a.m.
Little Ringed Plover on East Marsh
KEITH BARNSLEY on Thursday, 29 March 2018
Thurs 29th 06.45 to 09.15 hrs
On the walk from the Centre towards the hides CHIFF CHAFF CETTIā€™S SONG THRUSH & GREEN WOODPECKER were all in song. STOCK DOVE TREECREEPER & LONG TAILED TIT X 8 en route to....
E Marsh Hide. 2 REDSHANK Great White Egret X 2 Little Egret X 3. OYSTERCATCHERS X 4. WATER RAIL. REED BUNTING X 2 WATER RAIL. GREAT BLACK BACKED GULL. COMMON GULL X 7.
GARY HOBBS on Wednesday, 28 March 2018
15.00-1945 - Birds of note 2 Great White Egret, 1 Little Egret, Great-crested Grebe (pr), 1 Little Grebe, 1 Little Ringed Plover, 2 Redshank, 4 Oystercatchers, 8+ Common Snipe, 17 Black-headed Gull, 4 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 2 Great Black-backed Gull, adult Yellow-legged Gull, 9 Common Gull, 2 Buzzard, Kestrel, 4+ Chiffchaff. Note larger Gull numbers were way down from Saturday's visit but Black-headed Gull numbers were up from 3 to 17
JOHN COAKLEY on Wednesday, 28 March 2018
Todays Highlights 08:45 - 15:00

East Marsh Pool
2 x Great White Egret
1 x Little Egret
7 x Snipe
2 x GC Grebe nest building
5 x Oystercatchers
1 x Little Ringed Plover
2 x Redshank displaying & mating
1 x Little Grebe
2 x Cetti's Warbler singing

Carlton Pool
Pair of Little Grebe

Around The Reserve
1 x kronking Raven over
11 x Lesser Redpoll
2 x ♂ Pheasant
1 x Buzzard
1 x ♂ Sparrowhawk
KEN GOGERTY on Tuesday, 27 March 2018
Dozen or so SAND MARTINS 16.30 from East Marsh hide
ALAN BODDINGTON on Tuesday, 27 March 2018
East Marsh; Two Great White Egrets (one mainly on River Pool),
Little Ringed Plover, Oystercatcher (4), G.C.Grebe (2), Little Egret.
Teal Pool; Redshank (2).
Grebe Pool; Little Grebe
V.C.Feeders ; Brambling (♂).
Several Chiifchaff singing around reserve.
Muntjac on Wigeon Bank.
KEVIN AND SERI on Tuesday, 27 March 2018
2x Little Egrets and 2x Great White Egrets moving between River, Teal and East Marsh Pools.

2x Redshank on Teal Pool

Cettis calling at East Marsh, Chiff Chaff calling near wind pump.
JOHN COAKLEY on Monday, 26 March 2018
Todays Highlights 07:00 - 15:00

Wind Pump Area
Pair Of Marsh Tit with ♂ singing spring song & displaying to ♀

New Hare Covert
Pair of Marsh Tit + 1
1 x Muntjac

Grebe Pool
2 x Oystercatcher

River Pool
2 x Shelduck
1 x Great White Egret
1 x Little Egret

East Marsh Pool
1 x Little Ringed Plover
1 x Dunlin
11 x Snipe
2 x GC Grebe displaying
3 x Redshank
2 x Oystercatchers

Carlton Hide
2 x Little Grebe with JW

Around The Reserve
c 40 Redwing due east
4 x ♂ Pheasant
2 x Red Legged Partridge
3 x ♂ Brimstone
6 x Cetti's heard inc 2 seen
Frogspawn now in 3 pools
More Chiffchaff now singing
IVAN SANSOM & ROSE HUGHES on Monday, 26 March 2018
52 species around reserve today - highlights being Great White Egret on River Pool, at least seven Common Snipe in front of East Marsh Hide together with a water rail and a Cetti's Warbler, and a Little-ringed Plover on the back of willow island