Sightings: 2010

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CAROLINE IRWIN on Tuesday, 12 October 2010
Magpie, green woodpecker, great tit, chaffinch, coal tit, robin, treecreeper, coot, moorhen, mallard, pheasant, grey heron, shoveler, teal, mute swan, cormorant, lapwing, tufted duck, blackbird, black headed gull, pochard, gadwall, carrion crow, collared dove, snipe, wigeon, jay, redwing, blue tit, long-tailed tit, blackcap (female feeding on elderberries near visitor centre)plus just one rabbit and one grey squirrel.
KEITH YATES on Tuesday, 12 October 2010
Today's notables:

Lots of Redwing, Redpoll and Siskin around plus Meadow Pipit (3), Skylark (14 over), Goldcrest(5), Willow Tit (1), Nuthatch (2), Treecreeper (2), Kingfisher (1), Cettis Warbler (5 heard), Bullfinch (7)

Also on the pools:

Dunlin (1), Snipe (24), Gadwall (87), Pochard (14), Wigeon (9), Water Rail (4), Teal (139), Shoveler (75), Tufted (10)

Also of Interest Raven (1), Collared Dove (1), Common Gull (2)
IAIN BROWN on Monday, 11 October 2010
Monday evening. Winter plumage dunlin at east marsh
DERICK SPENCER on Monday, 11 October 2010
Monday 11-10-10. Lapwing,gadwall, teal, BH Gulls.Long tailed tits in flight by the teal hide several Snipe, 1 green sandpiper on the teal pool, later seen from the Carlton hide
Migrant hawker dragonfly on the path by the Jon Baldwin hide.
KEITH YATES on Sunday, 10 October 2010
Lovely sunny morning once low cloud had cleared!

Brambling (2 near Sheep Field Gate), Lots of small mixed flocks around which included: Redpoll, Goldfinch, Chiffchaff, Willow Tit, Goldcrest and a few Siskin.
Redwing (17), Pochard (2), Cettis Warbler (3), Water Rail (1), Kingfisher (2), Treecreeper (1), Nuthatch (1)

Still some visible migration with Skylark and Meadow Pipit overhead. Butterflies, Peacock, Comma, Small Heath plus Migrant Hawker Dragonfly!
IAIN BROWN on Sunday, 10 October 2010
Saturday morning. 60 gadwall, 75 shoveler,2 gc grebes,1 common gull, 1 wigeon, 16 snipe. Up to 6 goldcrests, probable 14 redpolls
KEITH YATES on Tuesday, 05 October 2010
Morning Visit :

Wigeon (5), Snipe (26), Redpoll (17), Siskin (2), Redwing (plenty coming through today with 30+), Chiffchaff (2), Linnet (8), Meadow Pipit (2), Skylark (1), Willow Warbler (1)

Leucistic Lapwing stil showing with the flock on Willow Island!
DAVID STEELEY on Sunday, 03 October 2010
Saturday 1130-1330, mild and sunny weather. Of note: Kingfisher fishing from pole at West Marsh hide, Buzzards (1 over Top Pool, 1 over Brandon Woods), Nuthatch and GS Woodpecker on feeders by visitor centre, Swallow (2 from car park flying in a southerly direction). Other birds seen or heard around the reserve: Blackbird, Reed Bunting, Meadow Pipit, Chaffinch, Goldfinch, Greenfinch, Robin, Dunnock, Cettis Warbler (heard), Coot, Moorhen, Great Crested Grebe, Cormorant, Mallard, Shoveler, Tufted, Gadwall, Black Headed Gull (many), Lapwing (many), Common Snipe, Grey Heron, Canada & Greylag Geese, Mute Swan, Carrion Crow, Jay, Magpie, Stock Dove, Woodpigeon, Blue, Great and Long-tailed Tits, Wren, Green Woodpecker & Sparrowhawk.
Also many Ruddy Darters on path near visitor centre, Brimstone Butterfly basking in the sunshine, several unidentified large dragonflies, 3 Grey Squirrels but no Rabbits.
IAIB BROWN on Saturday, 02 October 2010
35 snipe, 66 shoveler, 27 wigeon, 150 grey lag, 75 canada 35 gadwall, little grebe, water rail. 1 common gull
IAIN BROWN on Friday, 01 October 2010
36 Wigeon, 26 Gadwall, 42 shoveler, 1 female pochard, 1 little grebe, 36 snipe