Sightings: 2017

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STEVEN CHESHIRE on Thursday, 04 May 2017
Butterflies of note today
Tip Area - 1x Small Copper and 1x Green Hairstreak, 2x Peacock, 1x Small Tortoiseshell, 4x Brimstone (1 ♀), 2x Green-veined White, 3x Orange-tip (1 ♀), 1x Comma
River Meadow - 3x Small Copper, 6x Orange-tip (2 ♀), 1x Peacock, 2x Brimstone, 2x Green-veined White, 1x Small White
Old Hare Covert - 2x Speckled Wood
ADRIAN JOHNSON on Thursday, 04 May 2017
Hobby (3) Cuckoo (1T Jury Hide)
ALAN BODDINGTON on Tuesday, 02 May 2017
2 Whimbrel on east marsh for 10mins at. 10.30 a.m. then again over at mid-day.
ALAN H on Sunday, 30 April 2017
sunday 30th april Whinchat farm field, tawny owl, 2 cream crown Marsh Harriers over newlands and perched on top of bushes at back of carlton pool
ALAN BODDINGTON on Sunday, 30 April 2017
East Marsh 6.30a.m.- 7.30a.m. Bar - Tailed Godwit (sum. plumage),Dunlin(2),Common Sandpiper,Ringed Plover,L.R.Plover(4),Wigeon (♂),G.C.Grebe(2),Common Tern(4).
NICK ANSCOMB on Thursday, 27 April 2017
6:30-9pm 64 species including Little Ringed Plover (2), Ringed Plover (1), Common Sandpiper (1), Dunlin (1), Goosander (1 drake, 4 redheads flew in), Wigeon (1), Shoveler (1), Swift (1), Sand Martins - East Marsh Pool; Cuckoo (1) heard towards Golf Course; Chiffchaffs, Willow Warblers, Blackcaps, Reed Warblers, Cetti's Warblers, Sedge Warblers
GARY HOBBS on Wednesday, 26 April 2017
Birds of note - good numbers of Warblers inc 2 Lesser Whitethroat, Common Whitethroat, Blackcap, Willow, Reed, Sedge+Cetti's Warber, Chiffchaff, Little&Grest-crested Grebe, 1 Wigeon,Goosander (m), Little&Ringed Plovers, 2 Common Sandpiper, Redshank, 4 Oystercatcher, Lapwing, Cuckoo,, Song Thrush, 2 Kestrel (pair), 47 Lesser Black-backed Gull, 11 Herring Gull, 1 Common Tern, Treecreeper, 6 Linnet. Also heard only Garden Warbler by Baldwin hide and Grasshopper Warbler from Ted Dury hide. Three broods of Mallard ducklings noted (Goose Pool, EM& Carlton Pool.
PHILIP ROBBINS on Tuesday, 25 April 2017
Evening of 25th April: 2 cuckoos heard - one over golf course, the other beyond the river. Pair of Goosander on East Marsh Pool. Sedge and Reed Warbler around River Pool. Pair of Redshank - EMP. Several pairs of Oystercatchers - EMP. House Martins with Swallows over River Pool and elsewhere. Only one pair of Gadwall seen. No barn owls evident by 9.00.p.m. Solitary Ringed Plover - EMP.
BILL on Monday, 24 April 2017
23/4 Cetti's showing well by pond dipping pool at south end of Hope Wood and between Swallow Pool and Golf course. Little Egret and ♂ Wigeon East Marsh Pool, ♂ Goosander Swallow Pool. Good numbers of usual warblers and Sand Martin
ANN & NOEL on Monday, 24 April 2017
Visit 23/4 7am-10am. 60 species in total,highlights included 2 Cuckoo (1 in oak tree on golf course & 1 in oak tree just beyond wind turbine path) also heard a 3rd calling on other side of reserve.♂ Goosander on pools opposite Wright hide. On East Marsh 2 Common Tern also Redshank,Oystercatcher,Ringed & Little Ringed Plover,Dunlin reported but not seen by us.Elsewhere plenty of Blackcap,Willow Warbler,Sedge Warbler,Whitethroat,Chiffchaff,Cetti's singing.Also plenty of Reed Warbler singing but not showing!