Sightings: 2011

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KEITH YATES on Thursday, 01 September 2011
Todays Notables:

Tawny Owl (1 heard calling from Central Marsh Path @ 11am),Hobby (1 hunting Dragonfly at West Marsh Hide - 2 hunting over the Tip area), Yellow Wagtail (2 flew over East Marsh Pool during strimming @ 1pm), Green Sandpiper(2 on West Marsh), Snipe (1), Willow Tit (2), Barnacle Goose (1), Wigeon (2), Cettis Warbler(4), Goldcrest (2)

Still lots of Chiffchaff's in the Long-tailed Tit flocks, including 3 singing, also seen various Nos' of Blackcap, Reed Warbler, Common Whitethroat and good passage of Swallow & House Martin!

Lots of Dragonfly today best was Migrant & Southern Hawker.

Butterflies included various Nos of: Comma, Red Admiral, Brown Argus, Small White, Meadow Brown, Small Copper, Red Admiral, Green-vein White & Small T'Shell, Speckled Wood & Small Heath.

**All Islands and banks are now cut plus the 'Bittern Ride' has been cut in front of 'Big Hide' Happy Birding!!
IAIN BROWN on Wednesday, 31 August 2011
east marsh, 240 greylag and 70 canada geese, 24 shoveler, 4 tufted, 28 teal and 16 mallard,kingfisher, sparrowhawk an kestrl. 265 lapwing. at steely hide party of 8 goldcrest and 2 juv green sands, second party of 4 goldcrest at wright hide. river hide two ad and 2 Juv mute swan, 3 cettis warblers
KEITH YATES on Tuesday, 30 August 2011
WOOD SANDPIPER ( 1 on East Marsh Pool @ 12.45)
IAIN BROWN on Monday, 29 August 2011
Sunday 12.30, spotted flycatcher between the turn off for river hide and teal hide
common sand and green sand east marsh, kingfisher on teal pool
GARY HOBBS on Sunday, 28 August 2011
Birds of note- Black-tailed Godwit tried to land on East Marsh around 17.40 but was seen off by a Lapwing. Common and Green Sandpiper on Willow Island along with 2 Snipe. 2 juv Sparrowhawks seen together over Newlands. Good numbers of Swallows, House and Sand Martins. Water Rail seen in front of East Marsh Hide. Local News-14 Yellow Wagtails seen at Bubbenhall Bridge Riding Stables in field of cows left of driveway.
STEVE MCAUSLAND on Sunday, 28 August 2011
Saturday Afternoon’s Visit 4pm – 7pm

Notables: Spotted Flycatcher – Overflow car park & Water Rail - West Marsh Pool

Large numbers of Swallow & Martins
JEFF RANKIN on Saturday, 20 August 2011
A single Spotted Flycatcher, also Friday at 11.30am, briefly in the trees to the right of the metal gate into the Tip area.
IAIN BROWN on Friday, 19 August 2011
Marsh hide--14 shoveler, carlton hide--12 stock dove. Teal hide--6 green sands. River hide-7 gadwall, 22 teal
MAX SILVERMAN on Friday, 19 August 2011
Two Spotted Flycatchers in the willows by the start of the broadwalk to the River Pool hide at 11.30AM today
KEITH YATES on Thursday, 18 August 2011
Visit 06:30 – 10:00Hrs Notable’s

Small Flock of Siskin (16) near Sheepfield Gate, Lesser Whitethroat (2 at Carlton Hide), Common Sandpiper (1), Green Sandpiper (3)