Sightings: 2018

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ANDREW HAYNES on Monday, 27 August 2018
Otter from John Baldwin Hide 10.30 am yesterday ( Sunday 26th )
JOHN COAKLEY on Friday, 24 August 2018
Todays Highlights 07:45 - 11:30

East Marsh Pool with JW
c 100 House Martin over
3 x Greenshank
2 x Green Sandpiper

New Hare Covert
2 x Spotted Flycatcher
KEITH YATES (ADMIN) on Wednesday, 22 August 2018
09:00Hrs ~ 10:30hrs Spent around Farm & Top Reedbeds with some good visible migration which included: (1) Yellow Wagtail, (1) Grey Wagtail, (2) Tree Pipit, (5) Skylark, (8) Linnet, (17) Goldfinch, (5) Buzzard, (1) Sparrowhawk, (100+) Swallow, (18) House Martin & (2) Sand Martin, also (1) House Sparrow (quite rare to the reserve)

Pools were very quiet: Just single Greenshank, Green Sandpiper & Snipe.

Other areas: Willow Tit (Carlton Ditch), Garden Warbler (seen & singing Carlton to Jury Hide path), Whitethroat (3), Blackcap (2).

PLEASE NOTE:

IF VISITING TOMORROW THURSDAY AUGUST 23rd SCHEDULED STRIMMING & CUTTING OF BANKS & ISLANDS ON EAST MARSH POOL WILL BE TAKING PLACE ~ DISRUPTION TO THE POOL IS LIKELY
JOHN COAKLEY on Monday, 20 August 2018
Todays Highlights 08:00 - 13:30

Swallow Pool
1 x Kingfisher

East Marsh Pool
1 x Green Sandpiper
1 x Greenshank
2 x Snipe
3 x Common Tern inc 1 juv
1 x juv Little Ringed Plover
1 x Little Egret
2 x Kingfisher
1 x Otter

Of Note On The Wing
c 20 Common Blue
2 x Small Heath
15 Migrant Hawkers
7 Southern Hawkers
4 x Ruddy Darters
2 x Common Darters
ALAN BODDINGTON - BOB LEE on Saturday, 18 August 2018
East Marsh ; Garganey,
Greenshank (2), C.Snipe (2),
Green Sandpiper, Hobby (2),
Common Tern (1 ad 2 juv),
Shoveler (1),Kingfisher.
Tip + top reed bed ; Kestrel,
Sparrowhawk ,Buzzard (2).
KEITH YATES on Wednesday, 15 August 2018
Morning Visit:

2 Yellow Wagtails on car park bank on arrival

East Marsh Pool: Greenshank (1), Green Sandpiper (3), Little-ringed Plover (4), Snipe (2), Little Egret (1), Common Tern (2), Hobby (2), Sparrowhawk (1), Buzzard (3), Yellow-legged Gull (1)
JOHN COAKLEY on Tuesday, 14 August 2018
Todays Highlights 07:30 - 13:00

East Marsh Pool
2 x Snipe
4 x Common Tern inc 2 juvs
1 x Green Sandpiper
1 x Greenshank
4 x Little Ringed Plover
1 x Muntjac

Teal Pool
1 x Hobby . Far tree line

Near The VC
1 x Weasel

Wind Pump Area
1 x Rabbit with myxomatosis

River Meadow
1 x Hobby

Of Note On The Wing
c 25 Common Blue
2 x Small Heath
1 x Painted Lady
1 x Comma

c 10 Migrant Hawker
c 10 Southern Hawker
1 x Emporer ♂
KEVIN AND SERI on Sunday, 12 August 2018
Eclipse Garganey, WOOD SANDPIPER, Green Sandpiper and Water Rail from East Marsh.
KEVIN AND SERI on Saturday, 11 August 2018
WOOD SANDPIPER still on site if somewhat elusive: East Marsh.
KEITH YATES on Thursday, 09 August 2018
Visit Notables: 11:30 ~ 15:00

East Marsh Pool: WOOD SANDPIPER, Green Sandpiper (3), Common Sandpiper (1), Greenshank (3), Snipe (4), Little-ringed Plover (3), Common Tern (4 Incl. 2 Juvenile), Water Rail (1), Kingfisher (2), Hobby (1)

Marsh Harrier over at 13:00hrs approached from Newlands before heading north across reserve!