Sightings: 2009

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GEOFF HAYNES on Monday, 14 December 2009

1 - Bittern in cut channel of reeds in front of East Marsh Hide.(08:33)
1 - Bittern flew from Newlands reedbed over East Marsh towards West Marsh. (12:19)
Photos to follow for Gallery.
KEITH YATES on Sunday, 13 December 2009
Ha! Told you Jeff the Brambling would return. I know you thought it was my imagination!!
Also today :-
(1) Woodcock ( Flew over Sheepfield at first light), (2) Barn Owl (1 @ Sheepfield and 1 hunting over Newlands @ 9.30am), Redwing (8), Fieldfare (4), Snipe (10), Goldeneye (2 1M~1F), Barnacle Goose (1), Wigeon (2), Kingfisher (1), Little Grebe (4), Pochard (6)
JEFF on Sunday, 13 December 2009
Seems like i missed all the good stuff again, so thought i'd better sit and wait for the brambling at least...

Brambling (male) feeding station outside cafe windows, also Coal Tit, Nuthatch, GS Woodpecker (1m 1f), Reed Bunting (3)

Willot Tit on West Marsh.

Redwing, Siskin near visitor Centre, at least 5 bullfinch in guilder rose.

Buzzard, Kestrel (2), Cetti's (3 calling), Water Rail (2)
KEITH YATES on Thursday, 10 December 2009
Peregrine @ 9.30am - Put the whole of East Marsh Pool up before taking Lapwing high up in flight! Quite spectacular!!
KEITH YATES on Sunday, 06 December 2009
Bittern seen in flight on West Marsh @ 9am by Bob Lee and myself. Bob did actually see it twice, once before I arrived!!
Plus of Note :- Circa 100 Redpoll feeding on East Marsh Path, Goldeneye (5 - 2M~3F), Pochard (7), Snipe (7), Wigeon (3), Water Rail (2), Treecreeper (3), Nuthatch (1), Fieldfare (4), Redwing (11)
BIRDGUIDES on Friday, 04 December 2009
Bittern, two reported.
KEITH FACKRELL on Friday, 04 December 2009
Male and Female Goldeneye from John Baldwin Hide.
Water Rail and female pheasant in front of East Marsh Hide.
Fox on opposite bank of EM Pool.
HELEN SCARSBROOK on Friday, 04 December 2009
mink, central marsh pool path, 09.30hrs Friday 4th December 2009
KEITH YATES on Thursday, 03 December 2009
Todays Notable's -
Little Grebe (5), Shelduck (1), Goldeneye (2 - 1M~1F), Cormorant (36), Pochard (6), Snipe (12), Kingfisher (1), Treecreeper (1), Redpoll (6), Siskin (5)

Bittern (seen flying briefly whilst working today on Newlands!)
GEOFF HAYNES on Tuesday, 01 December 2009
Two Bitterns seen landing in West Marsh from Steetley Hide. 1/12/2009 11:10am approx.