Sightings: 2012

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DAVID MCKENDRY on Monday, 31 December 2012
31/12/2012 14:00 to 15:00 main path to hides boggy but passable with wellies. Cormorant, shoveler and wigeon abundant from east marsh pool hide. And highlight of the day was a ♂ SMEW from the Jon Baldwin hide.
ALLY BARTLEY on Sunday, 30 December 2012
1 ♂ bullfinch, 2 goldcrests, 50+ lesser redpoll among which several siskins. 1 jay, nuthatch, 10+ long tailed tits, 7 reed buntings. Path to Carlton Hide severely flooded today.
MALCOLM on Sunday, 30 December 2012
Just a visit to tea room, but marsh tit briefly on the feeders and small mixed flock of redpoll, goldfinch and a linnet feeding just outside visitor centre entrance.
GARY HOBBS on Thursday, 27 December 2012
Birds of note-West Marsh-Little Grebe. East Marsh-2 Goldeneye (♂@♀),4 Pochard, 16 Snipe,New Zealand Scaup (escapee),Eygptain Goose, Barnacle Goose (feral),Kingfisher, Sparrowhawk, Kestral, Redwing,Fieldfare,Jay, Bullfinch.51 species seen today in three hours. Note all hide were accessible today
JONATHAN WIGMORE on Thursday, 27 December 2012
200-250 lapwing
1 grey heron
7 cormorant
JEFF on Wednesday, 26 December 2012
Only Onyx trail and West Marsh Hide accessible:
Siskin/Redpoll flock moving about the reserve (50+ birds), Common Snipe (12), Buzzard (1), Kingfisher (2), Water Rail (1 - West Marsh), Lapwing (250+ over west marsh), Teal, Gadwall, Shoveler, Goldeneye, Tufted Duck, GS Woodpecker (several around the reserve), Redwing (15+)
KEVIN AND SERI on Tuesday, 25 December 2012
Brandon Marsh if severely flooded - deepest we have seen.....usual spots are out of careful
KEN on Thursday, 20 December 2012
Bittern flew into reedbed to left of EMP hide + also pair of Pintails all in pm
CHRIS WILTSHIER on Sunday, 16 December 2012
9 Waxwings flew over cement works 8.10
ALAN BODDINGTON on Saturday, 15 December 2012
Sat.9.30-12.30. Bittern, Kingfisher, Sparrowhawk & Bullfinch @ Carlton hide. 4 Snipe & ♂ Goldeneye on East Marsh