Sightings: 2009

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JEFF on Saturday, 21 November 2009
Morning visit:
As Keith below
Shoveler (52), Teal (140+), Common Snipe (7), Buzzard (1), Kestrel (1), Redwing/Fieldfare, Willow Tit (1), Nuthatch (1)

** No Worries :)
KEITH YATES on Saturday, 21 November 2009
Bittern - (Flew high across East Marsh Pool towards Newlands from Central Marsh area @ 9.05am)
2 Water Rail - (showing well in front of Big Hide)
Also of note :- Goldcrest, 2 Goldeneye (1M~1F), Treecreeper, Large flock of mixed Redpoll, Goldfinch & Siskin!
**Sorry Jeff for not recognising you!!! :)

ADMIN on Friday, 20 November 2009
Distant flight view of the Great White Egret aprrox 3pm as it flew a short distance over Newlands. Approx same area as the Woodchat Shrike was. We moved on to the Olive Bench hoping it might appear again but not to be. Was reported in the morning according to the book in visitors centre.

Richard Mays, Dave Cox, Colin Potter
J.JUDGE on Friday, 20 November 2009
Great White Egret
KEITH YATES on Thursday, 19 November 2009
Barn Owl - Sheepfield at 6.55am
Yellow Legged Gull - Stayed for around 20 minutes on East Marsh Pool at around 3.15pm
KEITH YATES on Tuesday, 17 November 2009
Bittern - Flew East over Newlands reedbed towards East Marsh Pool @ 7.36am

Of Interest - 5 Red Legged Partridge over Farm Pool Reedbed!!

Mixed flocks of Goldfinch, Siskin & Redpoll on Central Marsh.
JEFF on Tuesday, 17 November 2009
Lesser Redpoll outside vistor Centre, Goldeneye (2f), Common Snipe (3), Pochard (12), Shoveler, Teal (80+), Kestrel, Green Woodpecker, GC Grebe (1), Bullfinch (5), Redwing, Cetti's Warbler (2), Water Rail (1), Kingfisher (2)

Recorded in logbook: Bittern (7:45am)
ADMIN on Monday, 16 November 2009
Sunday 8:45am:
Bittern, flew from East Marsh direction and landed in Newlands reedbed. (per G.Haynes)
JEFF RANKIN on Thursday, 12 November 2009
Thursday 14.00 hours. From Carlton Hide: Bittern flew high from Newlands towards East Marsh/Teal Pool. No-one in either hide to confirm progress. A N Other reported Bittern flying over Teal Pool towards Newlands in the morning.
KEITH YATES on Tuesday, 10 November 2009
Todays Highlights

East Marsh Pool - Redshank (1), Dunlin (1), Snipe (7), Water Rail (1), Goldeneye (2F), Kingfisher (1)

Other Areas - Willow Tit (1), Chiffchaff (1), Nuthatch (1), Treecreeper (1), Goldcrest (1), Cettis Warbler (4-heard), Fieldfare (4), Redwing (C50) plus mixed flocks of Goldfinch, Siskin & Redpoll.