Sightings: 2009

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STEVE CHAPMAN on Sunday, 19 April 2009
As below plus Osprey flew over New Hare Covert at 12.40pm (seen with Tony - bird photographer)also at 1.10 flying above Visitor Centre (seen with Brian J from Worcester who confirmed). Circled then flew off high NW.

Also good views of Reed Warbler at small pool by toolshed near start of Horsetail Glade.
R.HOPKINS on Sunday, 19 April 2009
Two Whimbrel (remained till 5ish). Snipe, Redshank, LR Plover, Ringed Plover and Oystercatcher. Many Chiff Chaff, Willow Warbler and Blackcap. 3 Whitethroat and a Cuckoo by the Golf Course.
AKB on Sunday, 19 April 2009
11.35am Two Whimbrel dropped in on Willow Island.
KEITH YATES (BMVCT) on Thursday, 16 April 2009
Via IPhone @ 7.45am

3 x Yellow Wagtail ( 1 Blue Headed )
Bittern (Flying West over EMP)
Wigeon (1)
KEITH YATES (BMVCT) on Wednesday, 15 April 2009
Thundery Morning Visit - Highlights 06.30 - Midday

Common Tern (1), Whitethroat (2), Reed Warbler (2), Sedge Warbler (5), Little Ringed Plover (2),Ringed Plover (1), Redshank (2), Oystercatcher (2)
House Martin, Swallow, Blackcap & Willow Warbler (now numerous)

Cuckoo (Calling from Sheepfield @ 11.30am)
MONICA SHOOTER on Monday, 13 April 2009
Whitethroat (1)
EMP - White Wagtail (1), Common Tern (1), Little Ringed Plover (2), Ringed Plover (1), Redshank (1)
BIRDGUIDES on Sunday, 12 April 2009
Mealy Redpoll (4)
DEAN POWELL on Sunday, 12 April 2009
11th April 2009

26 snipe, 2 Little Ringed plover, 2 Ringed Plover, 3 Redshank, Lapwing, 1 Yellow Wagtail, Pied wagtail, Wren, Chiffchaff, Willow Warbler, Blackcap Pair, Song Thrush, Cetti's Warbler heard, Blue Tit building nest in tree, Great Tit, Dunnock, Blackbird, Magpie, Crow, Gadwall,Teal, Shoveler, Mallard, Tufted Duck, Coot, Moorhen,Great Crested Grebe, Little Grebe, Shellduck, 2 Oystercatcher, Mute Swan, Cormorant including juvenile, 2 Buzzard, Canada Geese, Greylag Geese, 1 Barnacle Geese, Swallow including one perched, 30+ Sand Martin.

Male and Female Muntjac also seen.
KEITH FACKRELL on Sunday, 12 April 2009
White Fronted Goose on East Marsh Pool 4.30pm approx.
SID & NICOLA HAYNES on Sunday, 12 April 2009
32 species of birds spotted at Brandon Marsh: Sunday 12th April 2009.

Male Blackcap, Chiffchaff (Central Marsh), 2 Great Spotted Woodpeckers (near New Hare Covert), Reed Bunting, Tree Creeper, Cetti’s (heard calling near the Grebe Pool) Oystercatcher 2, Cormorant 2, Great Crested Grebe 3, Ringed Plover and 1 Little Ringed Plover (East Marsh Pool), House Martin, Swallow, Snipe 8, Grey Heron 5, Teal, Shoveller, Redshank 1, Shellduck, Tufted Duck, Gadwall, Moorhen, Coot, Mallard, Great Tit, Blue Tit, Chaffinch, Canada Geese, Greylag and 1 Hybrid (on Brandon Golf Course) and of course an abundance of Robins.

Sid & Nicola Haynes
Rugby