Sightings: 2018

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ALAN BODDINGTON on Tuesday, 27 March 2018
East Marsh; Two Great White Egrets (one mainly on River Pool),
Little Ringed Plover, Oystercatcher (4), G.C.Grebe (2), Little Egret.
Teal Pool; Redshank (2).
Grebe Pool; Little Grebe
V.C.Feeders ; Brambling (♂).
Several Chiifchaff singing around reserve.
Muntjac on Wigeon Bank.
KEVIN AND SERI on Tuesday, 27 March 2018
2x Little Egrets and 2x Great White Egrets moving between River, Teal and East Marsh Pools.

2x Redshank on Teal Pool

Cettis calling at East Marsh, Chiff Chaff calling near wind pump.
JOHN COAKLEY on Monday, 26 March 2018
Todays Highlights 07:00 - 15:00

Wind Pump Area
Pair Of Marsh Tit with ♂ singing spring song & displaying to ♀

New Hare Covert
Pair of Marsh Tit + 1
1 x Muntjac

Grebe Pool
2 x Oystercatcher

River Pool
2 x Shelduck
1 x Great White Egret
1 x Little Egret

East Marsh Pool
1 x Little Ringed Plover
1 x Dunlin
11 x Snipe
2 x GC Grebe displaying
3 x Redshank
2 x Oystercatchers

Carlton Hide
2 x Little Grebe with JW

Around The Reserve
c 40 Redwing due east
4 x ♂ Pheasant
2 x Red Legged Partridge
3 x ♂ Brimstone
6 x Cetti's heard inc 2 seen
Frogspawn now in 3 pools
More Chiffchaff now singing
IVAN SANSOM & ROSE HUGHES on Monday, 26 March 2018
52 species around reserve today - highlights being Great White Egret on River Pool, at least seven Common Snipe in front of East Marsh Hide together with a water rail and a Cetti's Warbler, and a Little-ringed Plover on the back of willow island
KEVIN AND SERI on Saturday, 24 March 2018
Great White Egret alternating between Teal and River Pools.
JOHN COAKLEY on Friday, 23 March 2018
Todays Highlights 07:30 - 17:00

Around The Reserve
2 x Great White Egret
Frogs spawning
5 x Cetti's Warbler heard
2 x Linnet
Skylark singing on western boundary
2 x Green Woodpecker getting flushed by a jogger !!!
c 20 Redwing
2 x Marsh Tit
1 x Muntjac
1 x Small Tortoiseshell - JW
Chiffchaff singing across the reserve

East Marsh Pool
4 x Oystercatcher
1 x Kingfisher
1 x GC Grebe
6 x Snipe
1 x ♂ Sparrowhawk
Pair of Goosander

Steetley Hide
Pike spawning
2 x Water Rail

River Pool
2 x Shelduck
1 x Little Egret
KEITH YATES on Friday, 23 March 2018
Today at Brandon: 07:30 ~ 13:30

Red-legged Partridge 1 on bank by coach parking ~ Great White Egret (2 at 08:30 ~ then 1 showing around East Marsh, & River Pool remainder of visit)

East Marsh Pool: Goosander (pair), Shelduck (2), Little Egret (1), Oystercatcher (5), Snipe (6)

Other areas: Muntjac (2), Kingfisher, Buzzard (5), Kestrel (2), Sparrowhawk (2), Lesser Redpoll (5), Meadow Pipit (1), Skylark (1 over), Redwing (20+ over), Raven (1 over), Mistle Thrush (2 feeding on car park bank), Cetti's Warbler (3), Water Rail (2)

Definite increase in Chiffchaff numbers today with 12 recorded (including 4 singing)
KEITH YATES on Thursday, 22 March 2018
Today:

East Marsh Pool: 2 Great White Egret, Dunlin, Oystercatcher (4), Snipe (8), Shelduck (2), Cetti's Warbler (1seen ~ 3 heard)

Other Areas: Willow Tit at Carlton ditch! Redwing 30+ Lesser Redpoll (4), Chiffchaff (2 singing), Muntjac (1 on Wigeon Bank), Raven (2 over)
JOHN COAKLEY on Tuesday, 20 March 2018
Todays Highlights 08:00 - 13:30

Golf Course
2 x Oystercatcher

New Hare Covert
3 x Muntjac . 2 + 1

Grebe Pool
1 x Oystercatcher

East Marsh Pool
Cetti's Warbler singing
2 x Oystercatcher
2 x Wigeon
Lapwing making a scrape & mating

Ted Jury Hide
Cetti's Warbler singing
GS Woodpecker drumming
1 x ♂ Kestrel

Carlton Hide
12 x Snipe over . 4 + 8
2 x Oystercatchers over

Around The Reserve
A total of 12 Buzzard
4 x Mistle Thrush
1 x Chiffchaff
VC Feeders . 1 x Marsh Tit . RE Admin

JOHN COAKLEY on Monday, 19 March 2018
Highlights From Today 13:00 - 16:15

New Hare Covert
1 x Muntjac

East Marsh Pool
2 x Shelduck
3 x Oystercatcher + 1 on the golf course
1 x Yellow Legged Gull . Still present @ 16:00

Ted Jury Hide
♂ Greenfinch singing at rear of hide

Around The Reserve
1 x Buzzard
3 x Treecreeper
2 x Nuthatch
2 x Lesser Redpoll
Frogs still spawning even with ice on the pool