Sightings: 2012

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KEITH YATES on Saturday, 20 October 2012
Notable's 08:00 - 11-00

Golden Plover (1 over and calling with Lapwing flock but didn't drop in), Blackcap (2 - one Nr Golf course and one Nr Carlton Hide in Tit flock which also contained 2 Willow Tit and 1 Chiffchaff), Peregrine (1 attacking Lapwings on EMP), Fieldfare (2 over and calling), Redwing (17 over), Skylark (3 over), Meadow Pipit (4 over), Snipe (15), Egyptian Goose (1), Wigeon (78), Pochard (6)

Some mixed Finch flock with various numbers of Chaffinch, Redpoll and Siskin within)
BOB LEE on Wednesday, 17 October 2012
Grey wagtail @ carlton and center (prob same bird)
Yellow legged gull (emh)
KEITH YATES on Tuesday, 16 October 2012
Of Note At Brandon Today 07:30 - 14:00

**Marsh Harrier (Harrier species at height! Firstly over Newlands then New Hare Covert disappearing over Baldwin Hide - general consensus of observers is Marsh)

Fieldfare (6), Egyptian Goose (1), Gadwall (67), Shoveler (17), Wigeon (101), Pochard (11), Common Buzzard (1), Sparrowhawk (1), Kestrel (2), Water Rail (1 heard), Snipe (9), Common Gull (4), Herring Gull (2), Yellow-legged Gull (1), Lesser Black-backed Gull (18), Skylark (3 over), Pied Wagtail (2), Goldcrest (3), Willow Tit (2), Jay (6), Jackdaw (25 over), Raven (4 over), Bullfinch (2), Linnet (2 over), Redpoll (2), Siskin (8), Cettis Warbler (2 heard)
GARY HOBBS on Sunday, 14 October 2012
Birds of note-13.00-19.00 68 Wigeon, 9 Snipe,3 Pochard , Yellow-Leg Gull, 7 Lesser Black-backed Gulls,3 Common Gull, Herring Gull, Egyptian Goose, 6+ Buzzards,Sparrowhawk,Kestral , Kingfisher, Green and Great Spotted Woodpecker, Barn Owl, 3+Goldcrest,Siskin,at least 3 Cetti's Warblers singing plus New Zealand Scalp on East Marsh.
GEORGE WOOTTON on Saturday, 13 October 2012
Marsh Harrier over newlands from 4:30 onwards seen to drop in reeds and stay hopefully going to roost.
STEVE MCAUSLAND on Saturday, 13 October 2012
Marsh Harrier over East Marsh then showed well for some time over Newlands.
KEITH YATES on Saturday, 13 October 2012
Brief Visit 13.00-14-45

Stonechat (2 in vicinity of big dead tree stump from Carlton Hide), Yellow-legged Gull (1 on EMP), Siskin (flock of circa 30), Chiffchaff (1 @ Carlton), Lesser Redpoll (4)
KEITH YATES on Sunday, 07 October 2012
Some Visible Migration as the fog lifted, continued until late morning:

Jay (26), Skylark (21), Meadow Pipit (16), Siskin (33), Lesser Redpoll (4), Redwing (6), Linnet (8), Goldcrest (4), Swallow (2)

Also of note: Barn Owl (1), Sparrowhawk (1), Kestrel (1), Buzzard (4), Green Woodpecker (3), GS Woodpecker (2), Nuthatch (2), Bullfinch (2), Cettis Warbler (3)
GARY HOBBS on Wednesday, 03 October 2012
Birds of note- 1Green Sandpiper,13 Snipe,39 Wigeon ,1 Pochard , Pinkfoot Goose, Egyptian Goose, Kingfisher, Barn Owl, Water Rail, 20+ Sand Martin's, 30+ House Martin's, 7+ Swallows, Jay,New Zealand Scaup (escapee) also Muntjac Deer along Wigeon Bank
GARY HOBBS on Sunday, 30 September 2012
Missed off previous report- 2 Raven seen from East Marsh hide towards far side of the Sheep Field