Sightings: 2012

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GARY HOBBS on Sunday, 30 September 2012
Teal pool- 3 Green Sandpipers. East Marsh- Yellow-Legged Gull, 3+ Herring Gull, 9+ Lesser Black-backed Gulls, 3 Common Gulls,150+ Blackheaded Gulls, 10+ Snipe,130+ Lapwings,27 Wigeon,3 Pochard,30+ shovlers, Eygptain Goose, Sparrowhawk, Kestral, Buzzard, Cetti's Warbler, Jay, 100+ Starlings, Bullfinch, Green woodpecker, 30+Swallow, 40+ Sand Martins, 10+ House Martins, Kingfisher. New Zealand Scaup (escapee) still on East Marsh plus 2 Weasel's in front of EM hide along with a Munjac Deer on Wigeon Bank.
KEITH YATES on Saturday, 29 September 2012
This Mornings Notables 06:30 - 11:00:

Blackcap (3), Cettis Warbler (3), Chiffchaff (3), Coal Tit (2), Egyptian Goose (1), Gadwall (41), GS Woodpecker (3), Green Sandpiper (1), House Martin (3), Kingfisher (2), Lapwing (310), Lesser Redpoll (6), Meadow Pipit (4), Nuthatch (2), Pied Wagtail (3), Pink-footed Goose (1), Reed Bunting (7), Shoveler (7), Siskin (17), Skylark (2 over), Snipe (13), Sparrowhawk (2), Swallow (33 over), Teal (44), Tufted Duck (12), Water Rail (4), Whitethroat (1)
JEFF on Saturday, 29 September 2012
Common Snipe (15), Nuthatch (2), Coal Tit (2), Buzzard (1), Willow Warbler, Goldcrest (1), Treecreeper (2), Jay (3), Song Thrush (1), Siskin, Canada/Greylag Geese (100's on EMP), Wigeon
Migrant Hawker, Comomon Darter dragonflies.
Red Admiral, Comma, Brimstone (1m), Speckled Wood butterflies.
KEITH YATES on Thursday, 27 September 2012
Notable's from today:

Siskin (6), Lesser Redpoll (1), Pintail (1 juv on EMP), Egyptian Goose (1), Pink-footed Goose (1), Snipe (6) and Yellow Wagtail (2 flew over wing pump heading south early morning)
KEITH YATES on Tuesday, 25 September 2012
Early Visit Notables 07:30 - 13:00

Pintail (2 Juveniles on EMP), Wigeon (23), Egyptian Goose (1), Pink-footed Goose (1), Gadwall (33), Shoveler ( 17), Snipe (8), Siskin (12 in Alder on Central Marsh), Goldcrest (2), Willow Tit (2), Chiffchaff (3), Willow Warbler (2), Linnet (1), Sparrowhawk (1), Kestrel (1), Buzzard (2)

Lots of House Martin passing thru on passage with smaller amount of Swallows. **Newlands 'Big Dead Tree' has finally succumbed to the winds ** Rest in peace!!

GARY HOBBS on Sunday, 23 September 2012
Birds of note -East Marsh 3 Pochard ,23 Wigeon ,17 Shovlers , 6 Snipe ,1 Green Sandpiper 2 Herring Gulls,7 Lesser Black-backed Gulls, Water Rail , 350 Geese mainly Greylags and Canada's with one Pinkfoot, one Egyptian Goose and 3 Hybrids , also escapee New Zealand Scaup
GARY HOBBS on Sunday, 16 September 2012
13.30-19.00 Birds of note- 5 Green Sandpipers, Common Sandpiper, 7+ Snipe, Kingfisher, Water Rail, Hobby, Sparrowhawk,5 Lesser Black-backed Gulls, Herring Gull Sand Martin, 40+ Swallow, 3 House Martins, Blackcap, Greenfinch, Linnet,Goldcrest. Also Fox on Wigeon Bank. Local news 12+ Yellow Wagtails with numberous Pied Wagtails in Field oppisite Queens Head at Bretford
ADMIN on Thursday, 13 September 2012
Reported today over the reserve heading towards Binley, White-tailed Sea Eagle (Escapee)
KEITH YATES on Tuesday, 11 September 2012
Early Visit 06:30 - 13:00 Notables:

Wheatear (1 Nr Newlands/Golf Course), Green Sandpiper (7), Common Sandpiper (1), Snipe (3), Little Grebe (1), Blackcap (2), Chiffchaff (4), Willow Warbler (8), Whitethroat (4), Garden Warbler (1), Reed Warbler (1), Sedge Warbler (1), Goldcrest (3), Willow Tit (1), Kingfisher (3), Hobby (2), Sparrowhawk (1), Buzzard (3)

Good numbers of Swallows with a few House Martins still moving through.
ROB HIGGINS on Monday, 10 September 2012
Sat 8/9/12 and Fri 7/9/12; butterflies tip area, 3 Brown Argus; 1 Common Blue; approx 5 Small Copper; 2 Comma; many Red Admirals, 1 Peacock; near VC 1 Brimstone. Many Meadow Brown, almost no Gatekeeper; near main road, 2 Silver Y moths