Sightings: 2018

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NOEL & ANN on Monday, 19 March 2018
Saturday 17 March 2018.
Highlights from 9am - 12.30pm.
East Marsh Hide - Goosander (pr), Oystercatcher (5), Redshank (2), Teal, Shoveler, Gadwall, Wigeon. Cetti's just along from here.
New Hare Covert - c.20 Redwing & 15 Blackbird sheltering in the woods.
Path near Wright Hide - Lovely mixed flock of Siskin (c15), Lesser Redpoll (c20) as well as LT Tit, Treecreeper (2) & Chiffchaff.
Feeders from cafe - Marsh Tit, Nuthatch & lots of Reed Buntings.
Cold biting wind but a nice morning with a total of 49 species seen.
JOHN COAKLEY on Friday, 16 March 2018
Todays Highlights 12:00 - 17:00

Wright Hide
Munjac to rear of hide
Chiffchaff calling to rear of hide

East Marsh Hide
3 x Goosander . 1 pair & 1 looking like a juv ♂ . Jim R picked up on this . Its was also getting chased by the drake after Jim left
4 x Oystercatcher
1 x GC Grebe
2 x Cetti's Warbler heard
7 x Snipe
Chiffchaff calling
1 x ♂ Brimstone
1 x Pike in shallows in front of hide

New Hare Covert
1 x Muntjac

Around The Reserve
4 x Mistle Thrush
1 x Marsh Tit
2 x Green Woodpecker
1 x GS Woodpecker
6 x Buzzard
Mating Frogs & spawn
KEITH YATES (ADMIN) on Wednesday, 14 March 2018
Visit 10:30hrs ~ 13:45hrs

Water has receded and paths are clear!

East Marsh Pool ~ Red Kite (1 over), Sand Martin (2), Goosander (pair) Goldeneye (♂ and 2 ♀), Oystercatcher (5), Great Crested Grebe (2), Little Grebe (1), Water Rail (1), Snipe (4)

Other Areas ~ Marsh Tit (Horsetail Glade), Fieldfare (Constant passage today with several flocks totalling (48), Kestrel (2), Little Egret (1 on the river along Carlton/Jury hide track)

**Please note the volunteers will be preparing Sand Martin Structure & Islands on East Marsh Pool for forthcoming nesting season tomorrow (Thursday 15th) between 9am ~ 1pm!
ALAN BODDINGTON on Tuesday, 13 March 2018
East Marsh; Redshank, Oystercatcher (4),
Goldeneye (1 ♂,2 ♀), Shelduck,
Goosander (1♂,2 ♀), G.C.Grebe (2)
V.C. feeders; Marsh Tit.
JOHN COAKLEY on Monday, 12 March 2018
Missed from my earlier report
5 x Common Snipe over Emp . With Alan Boddington
JOHN COAKLEY on Monday, 12 March 2018
Todays Highlights 07:30 - 11:30
Central Marsh Track Flooded & Rising After Baldwin Hide

East Marsh Pool
2 x Great Crested Grebe
3 x Goosander . 2 x ♀ & 1 ♂
3 x Oystercatcher
Pair of Goldeneye

River Meadow
1 x ♂ Pheasant

Steetley Hide
1 x Little Grebe

East Marsh Track
8 x Lesser Redpoll

STEVE NIKOLS on Saturday, 10 March 2018
Afternoon visit, 10/3. Of note: East Marsh Pool - Three Goosander (one ♂, two ♀), four Oystercatcher, pair of Goldeneye. Also good numbers of Lapwing and Wigeon.
JOHN COAKLEY on Friday, 09 March 2018
Todays Highlights 07:30 - 11:30

New Hare Covert
1 x Muntjac

East Marsh Pool
3 x Oystercatcher
1 x Snipe
43 x Lapwing

East Marsh Track
7 x Siskin

Before Carlton Hide
1 x Muntjac

Ted Jury Hide
Pair of Kestrel . Mating

Around The Reserve
4 x Cetti's Warbler heard
1 x Marsh Tit
Primrose in flower
BOB LEE on Friday, 09 March 2018
HAWFINCH today right of large oak Sheep field 09.20
DAVID BENSON on Wednesday, 07 March 2018
If a pair of vari focal glasses in a black case were found in the Ted Jury hide could the finder please hand them in to the shop. Many thanks