Sightings: 2019

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JOHN COAKLEY on Saturday, 21 September 2019
Birding Highlights 07:15 - 16:15

3 x Raven over due east
1 x Willow Tit ( ringed ) before Carlton Hide with Dave Mount
9 x Wigeon on east marsh pool @ 11:35
@ 14:20 - 14:35 . A 15 minute passage of hurundines made up of at least 48 Barn Swallow + 2 House Martin . With D Mount & D Green

Butterflies

3 x Small Copper
5 x Comma
2 x Large White
1 x Meadow Brown
5 x Green Veined White
1 x Red Admiral
3 x Speckled Wood

Also noted 1 Bank Vole . Golf course bend
JOHN COAKLEY on Thursday, 19 September 2019
Butterflies 12:45 - 16:45

6 x Small Copper
5 x Red Admiral
7 x Large White
3 x Small Heath
2 x Brimstone
5 x Brown Argus
4 x Comma
4 x Green Veined White
2 x Meadow Brown
2 x Speckled Wood
1 x Peacock

Bird Highlights
Little Egret on River Pool

3 x Meadow Pipit over with 1 of them coming down . Ted Jury Hide
KEITH BARNSLEY on Wednesday, 18 September 2019
From Bench Horsetail Glade. 2 Marsh Tits. Blackcap. 2 Blackbirds. Great Spotted Woodpeckeroodpecker. Wren. Red Admiral (& quite a few Dragonflies) . Green Woodpecker 2 Buzzards, on walk back to Centre.
BILL H on Tuesday, 17 September 2019
Sunday 15th 7-9pm
Wigeon, Little Egret, Kingfisher - River Pool, Snipe, Green Sandpiper - Teal Pool, Kingfisher, 200+ Lapwing - East Marsh Pool, Little Grebe - Carlton hide
Impressive numbers of Blackcap and Chiffchaff feeding and fattening up for migration
ADAM AND DAVID on Sunday, 15 September 2019
Green Sandpiper (Teal Pool), Little Grebe, Little Egret, Kingfisher (River Pool); Kingfisher (East Marsh Pool); Siskin (turning to Mick Taylor hide); Grey Wagtail (Goose Pool)
JOHN COAKLEY on Friday, 13 September 2019
Today's Butterflies 13:30 - 16:00

3 x Small Copper
12 x Brown Argus
4 x Common Blue
1 x Large White
3 x Small Heath
2 x Meadow Brown
12 x Green Veined White
5 x Small White
2 x Large White
1 x Speckled Wood
1 x Comma
1 x Peacock
4 x Red Admiral
2 x Painted Lady
1 x Small Tortoiseshell
All the Brown Argus & Small Heath were seen away from the UKBMS transect route

Of Note
30 + Common Darter across the reserve
JOHN COAKLEY on Wednesday, 11 September 2019
Today's Butterflies . I didn't visit The Tip area
15 x Red Admiral
11 x Comma
2 x Small Tortoiseshell
1 x Brimstone . ♀
1 x Speckled Wood
12 x Green Veined White
4 x Small White
JOHN COAKLEY/ALAN BODDINGTON on Wednesday, 11 September 2019
Todays Highlights 10:00 - 15:20

East Marsh Pool
1 x Little Ringed Plover
1 x Little Grebe
Passage of 24 Swallow & at least 1x Sand Martin
40 + Starling
1 x Hobby

Horsetail Glade
2 x Marsh Tit

Teal Pool
2 x Common Snipe
1 x Green Sandpiper

Goose's Tail Wader Beach :)
1 x Common Sandpiper
1 x Grey Wagtail

Of Note
Cream Top Marsh Harrier over Grebe Pool @15:00 heading east . Very dark coverts so suspected juvenile
KEITH BARNSLEY on Tuesday, 10 September 2019
Tues 6.00am to 7.25am Bench top of Horsetail Glade: Tawny Owl calling. Water Rail calling. Hobby Hawking overhead. Green Woodpecker calling. G S W/pecker calling.
Also (Common?) Sandpiper far end of recently cleared extension of Goose Pool.
JOHN COAKLEY on Monday, 09 September 2019
East Marsh Pool 08:00 - 12:45
2 x Little Ringed Plover . 1 bird there on arrival with another bird coming in from the north during rain at 10:30
3 x Common Snipe
1 x Sedge Warbler
1 x Little Egret
1 x Green Sandpiper
3 x Raven over . 2 + 1
1 x Reed Warbler

Of Note
1 juv Lesser Black-backed Gull with green ring on left leg with white letters . Unable to read it as to far away and the ring was dirty

Horsetail Glade
2 x Marsh Tit by the bench

Teal Pool
1 x Green Sandpiper . Different bird from East Marsh
1 x Common Snipe

Late report from Sat 7th
1 x Spotted Flycatcher . On the approach to New Hare Covert via the wind pump .