Sightings: 2012

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KEVIN AND SERI on Saturday, 24 November 2012
The reserve is heavily flooded at present: - be careful.
PETE WORTHY on Wednesday, 21 November 2012
SMEW from Carlton Hide in afternoon
Bittern roosted on Newlands at 4:25
Willow Tit
Approx 1000 Starlings
Tawny Owl at 5:00pm
Good numbers of Fieldfares and Redwings
KEVIN AND SERI on Monday, 19 November 2012
Water Rail - East Marsh Hide
PHIL NEALE on Sunday, 18 November 2012
Morning of Sunday 18th. Nuthatch, Kingfisher at Steetley hide, Grey Heron, Kestrel, Buzzard, Jay and Bittern seen from Carlton Hide.
KEITH YATES on Saturday, 17 November 2012
Dunlin (1 on East Marsh Pool), Golden Plover (1 in among Lapwing flock), Goldeneye (2?), SMEW (Redhead showing well from Baldwin Hide), Willow Tit (1 @ Carlton Hide), Chiffchaff (1 with Tit Flock near Baldwin Hide)
ALAN ANSCOMB on Wednesday, 14 November 2012
14:45-16:45 Redhead SMEW still on River Pool. Yelllow-legged Gull and Water Rail from East Marsh Hide. Good display by Starlings from Carlton Hide (15:45-16:30).
DAN HALL on Wednesday, 14 November 2012
10am-2pm 51 species inc. SMEW (redhead on River Pool), Goldeneye (3), Sparrowhawk, Snipe (13+), Yellow-legged gull(?), Kingfisher (from Steetley Hide), Green and GS Woodpecker, Song Thrush, Cetti's Warbler (2 heard), Goldcrest (5), Lesser Redpoll.
Also saw a weasel (10.30am near the sign pointing towards Steetley Hide).
G ROWE on Tuesday, 13 November 2012
NO sign of the SMEW however...
At least 40 Lesser-redpoll at various alders around the reserve.
The 2000ish Starling FLOCK seen from the Carlton Hide till 1610 ish. Plus a Bittern flew across reed bed @ 1630.
KEITH YATES on Tuesday, 13 November 2012
Waxwing (1 in Hawthorn by Carlton Pool Ditch), SMEW (redhead elusive but showing on River Pool)
ROBERT MARTIN on Sunday, 11 November 2012
2.00pm - 4.30pm:

Red-head SMEW, Goldeneye, Shoveler, Teal, Kingfisher (flew by on a few occasions)

Highlight was the 2000+ Starling murmuration seen from the Carlton Hide from 4pm - it lasted for about 25 mins before the birds dropped into the reeds.