Sightings: 2012

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GARY HOBBS on Sunday, 29 April 2012
Birds of Note: East Marsh- 2 Yellow Wagtails, 1 Grey Wagtail, 3 Pied Wagtails, 1 shovler,2 Common Sandpipers, 2 Redshank, 2 each Ringed and LRP's, 4 Oystercatchers, Cuckoo,Kingfisher, Garden Walber (along path to Wright Hide), Willow, Sedge, Reed plus Cetti's Warblers, Chiffchaff also numberous Blackcaps (mostly ♀s today)
IAIN BROWN on Sunday, 29 April 2012
2 common sand. 2 yellow wagtails on east marsh
MARTIN DURKIN on Sunday, 29 April 2012
NIGHTINGALE calling from back of teal pool hide at 8.57am.
ALAN ANSCOMB on Saturday, 28 April 2012
NIGHTINGALE still present (left of Carlton, Hide). Also seen - Common Sandpiper, Little Ringed Plover (2), Oystercatcher (2), Redshank, Cuckoo (2) and plenty of warblers seen/heard incl Garden.
KEITH YATES on Saturday, 28 April 2012
Marsh Harrier (1 over Newlands at 07:25), OTTER (3 swimming in front of Big Hide @ 8:15)
ROBERT WAKELAM on Friday, 27 April 2012
Friday 27th April - Very wet.
Carlton Hide - Cuckoo on dead tree to right of hide.
EM Hide - Redshank (1)Shelduck (2) Swallow (6) Sand Martin (6)
Generally - Buzzard (1) Nuthatch (1)Gr Sp Woodpecker (3) Coal Tit (1) Reed Bunting (1)
KEITH YATES on Thursday, 26 April 2012
Morning Visit Highlights:
Hobby (1 over Big Hide, seen later on West Marsh), Swift (5), Lesser Whitethroat (1), Grasshopper Warbler (1 reeling Nr Golf course), Cuckoo (2), Shelduck (5), Oystercatcher (4), Redshank (3), Little-ringed Plover (3), Ringed Plover (2), Common Sandpiper (1), Snipe (1), Common Tern (2), NIGHTINGALE (1 in song Nr Carlton Hide around mid-morning)

Usual Warblers and Hirundines!
GARY HOBBS on Wednesday, 25 April 2012
24/04/12 1730-2100; Birds of note- NIGHTINGALE still left of Carlton hide, Swift over EM,Cuckoo,2 Redshank,2 LRP'S, 1 Ring Plov, 2 O/Catchers, 3 Shellduck,3 Lesser Black-backed Gulls and Barn Owl. Reed,Sedge and Cetti's Warblers heard. There was well over 20 Blackcaps seen around the reserve. Also of note a large Pike approx 1m long attacked and swallowed another Pike 2/3rds the size of it in front of us in Carlton hide.
IAIN BROWN on Monday, 23 April 2012
7.00 pm. 3 tern, most likly common, just passed through.
GARY HOBBS on Sunday, 22 April 2012
Birds of Note- NIGHTINGALE heard singing just before Teal Hide and along path to Carlton Hide this afternoon.East Marsh- White Wagtail on Willow Island as well as 2 Redshank, 2 Ringed and 2 LRP's, 3 Oystercatchers, 2 Snipe, 3 Lesser Black-backed Gulls, 2 Shellduck, Kingfisher. Also Lesser Whitethroat corner Golf Course/Newlands, at least 4 Whitethoats, 2 Willow Tits, plus several Blackcap, Willow Warbler, Chiffchaff and Cetti's Wablers around reserve. Also 1 Raven seen from Sheep Field over Brandon Wood.