Sightings: 2017

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KEITH YATES on Monday, 27 March 2017
Visit 10:30hrs ~ 15:30hrs....

Marsh Harrier (1 over Newlands @ 12:25), Little Gull (2 East Marsh Pool), Black-tailed Godwit (1), Dunlin (1), Little-ringed Plover (1), Ringed Plover (1), Snipe (4), Redshank (3), Oystercatcher (4), Shelduck (5), GC Grebe (5).....

Numerous Chiffchaff & Sand Martin + Buzzard (2), Kestrel (2), Cetti's Warbler (1 heard ~ 1 seen)
STEVE NIKOLS on Sunday, 26 March 2017
Saturday, March 25, 10am-4pm: Of note - East Marsh: 4 Oystercatcher, 2 Redshank in front of hide, 5 Great Crested Grebe (briefly displaying at times), 2 Snipe, Dunlin. Swallow Pool: Drake Goosander. Lots of Chiffchaff and Goldcrest around the reserve. Usual other suspects!
KEVIN AND SERI on Thursday, 23 March 2017
Baldwin Hide - 3* GC Grebes including the entangled ♂, pair Oystercatchers checking out nest sites on small island.

Goldcrest end of Baldwin bridge.

East Marsh - Pair of Mute Swans with 5 grown young. Adults starting to chase them off....

Great to see pair of Treecreepers taking materials into a nest site.

Same place they've used previously, and several times.
KIM OLIVER on Wednesday, 22 March 2017
Wed March 22nd. 2-4.00pm Weather Cool, bit windy, cloudy, previously heavy rain. Bird song everywhere, Spring has Sprung. Lots of species today, too many to list. But kicking off. Redwing. Song Thrush. Bullfinch in several places. Nuthatch. Goldcrest. Chiffchaff's Calling. Cettis. Both Woodpeckers. Kestrel. Stock Doves. Coot making nest. EMP. Goldeneye. Pr GC Grebes 'Dancing' + one other. Lots of Shoveler. Yellow Legged Gull. Pr Redshank. Pr Snipe. And a small wader I couldn't see clearly possibly Little Ringed Plover but its head markings and beak were not obvious so a bit strange, smaller than the Snipe. Little Egret right in front of EM Hide! Oystercatcher. Sand Martins. Good Day Again!
KEITH YATES/ALAN BODDINGTON on Wednesday, 22 March 2017
A Rainy Visit 09:30 ~ 14:00.......

Little-ringed Plover (2), Ringed Plover (1), Dunlin (1), Redshank (2), Green Sandpiper (1), Oystercatcher (4), Snipe (8), Little Egret (2).....

Shelduck (2), Goldeneye (1 ♂), Goosander (1 ♂), GC Grebe (3).....

Sand Martin (20+), Siskin (Flock Circa 20), Redpoll (6), Redwing (5), Chiffchaff (2), Cetti's Warbler (2 heard), Water Rail (1)
KEVIN AND SERI on Tuesday, 21 March 2017
Oly visited Baldwin Hide - Usual stuff + GC Grebe "Weed Dance" quite a few Sandmartins, mixed flock of LT Tits, Redpoll and Goldfinch.
STEVE NIKOLS on Sunday, 19 March 2017
Of note, 19.3.17: 1st Winter MEDITERRANEAN GULL (briefly for five minutes at 15.50 - quick wash and brush-up then gone!), one Dunlin, three Redshank, four Oystercatcher, four Snipe, drake Pintail, drake Goldeneye, lots of Chiffchaff singing around reserve.
GEORGE WOOTTON on Saturday, 18 March 2017
18/3/17 east marsh GLAUCOUS GULL dunlin 2 redshank 4 shelduck 4 oystercatchers pintail
fox and muntjac on wigeon bank.
PVB on Friday, 17 March 2017

East Marsh Pool - snipe (3), ♂ pintail, oystercatcher (2), dunlin (1), sand Martin (1);
Teal pool - redshank
BOB LEE on Friday, 17 March 2017
Of note today.Old Hare Covert, Woodcock( edge of),2 x Nuthatch Goldcrest, Chiffchaff,East Marsh Hide, 4 x Sand Martin, Peregrine, 4 x Oycs, 4 x Shelduck, Pintail (drake), 2 x Redshank, 4 x Common Snipe, Kingfisher,G C Grebe, 31x Common Gull, Cettis Warbler. River Pool Hide, Marsh Tit, Goldcrest, Ted Jury Hide, 4 x Common Buzzard, Kestrel, Carlton Hide, Cettis Warbler,Horsetail Glade, 2 x Gt. Spotted Woodpecker(mating!).