Sightings: 2012

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KEITH YATES on Sunday, 25 March 2012
Early Visit 06:15 - 11:30 Species of Note:

Blackcap (1 singing in New Hare Covert), Chiffchaff (7), Goldcrest (5), Willow Tit (2), Nuthatch (1), Little-Ringed Plover (1 on East Marsh @ 08:15), Swallow (1? over Lafarge), (2 Martin SP likely Sand Martin over River Meadow), Raven (1 in thermal with Buzzards over Farm Pool), Snipe (18), Shelduck (2), Redshank (3), Oystercatcher (5), Skylark (2), Linnet (10), Sparrowhawk (2), Buzzard (7)
AL HORSLEY on Saturday, 24 March 2012
24.3.12
swallow over visitor centre at 16.00 hrs,♂ and ♀ goosander on east marsh,several chiffchaff around reserve,gs woodpecker and 2 ♂ reed buntings at feeders,at least 4 very mobile oystercatchers,2 redshank on teal pool. east marsh had 3 snipe,1 redshank and a gc grebe. little grebe on west marsh,and pair of kestrels by barrel nestbox on newlands and kingfisher on grebe pool.
GARY HOBBS on Saturday, 24 March 2012
Morning Visit- Swallow ♂ over center/carpark 09.05, Woodcock and a singing Skylark both farm track. East Marsh- 2 Redshank, 4 Oystercatchers, 8 Snipe, 2 Shellduck, Cetti's Warbler singing on reed top left of hide. Carlton- 2 Kestral, 1 Snipe, Song Thrush, Cetti's Warbler. At Least five Chiffchaff singing plus Tawny Owl and upto 4 Buzzards. Also did anyone see the large raptor that flew over the vistors center drifting towards Wolston at 10.50??
JEFF on Friday, 23 March 2012
Redshank (2), Oystercatcher (4), Common Snipe (12), Shelduck (2), Lesser Black-backed Gull (2), Common Gull (5), GC Grebe (2), Little Grebe (1 - West Marsh), Nuthatch (1), Chiffchaff (5), Goldcrest (2), Treecreeper (1), Willow Tit (1), Reed Bunting (8), Buzzard (2), Sparrowhawk (1), Kestrel (1), Water Rail (2), Song Thrush (1)
KEITH YATES on Friday, 23 March 2012
Early Visit 06:15 - 09:30 Species of Note

Sand Martin (2 over EMP @ 8AM), Redshank (4), Oystercatcher (4), Snipe (12), Shelduck (4), Water Rail (1), Green Sandpiper (1 on Teal Pool), Chiffchaff (6 singing), Lesser Redpoll (4 over), Willow Tit (2), Coal Tit (1), Goldcrest (3), Mistle Thrush ( 2 singing), Cetti's (6 heard)
GEOFF HAYNES on Thursday, 22 March 2012
22/3/12
5 x Sand Martins flew over Carlton hide towards East Marsh. @ 17:45.
2 X Barn Owls from Carlton Hide @ 18:00
KEITH YATES on Thursday, 22 March 2012
Little Ringed Plover (1 on East Marsh Pool @ 08:00)
GARY HOBBS on Sunday, 18 March 2012
Birds of note- 29 Snipe, 4 Oystercatchers, 4 Shellduck, 2 Goldeneye (♂&♀), 1 wigeon, Kingfisher, 21 Common Gull, 3 Herring,4 Lesser Black-backed Gulls, 300+ Black-headed Gulls, Chiffchaff, Cetti's Warbler, GS& Green woodpeckers, 4 Buzzard, Sparrowhawk,2 Kestral, Barn Owl, 2 Bullfinch,15+ Feildfare came into roost on Central Marsh as I was leaving 18.20
TREVOR GRIFFITHS on Sunday, 18 March 2012
Pair of Wheatear in meadow next to old farm
KEITH YATES on Saturday, 17 March 2012
Small fall of Chiffchaff overnight with at least 5 singing around the reserve this morning!