Sunday, 11 January 2009

Milder, brighter conditions today with brisk South-westerly winds, however most pits remain largely frozen.

Diddington Pit: 4 Little Grebes, 3 Dark-bellied Brent Geese in field SW of the Pit, 400 Greylag Geese, Bar-headed Goose, 1000+ Wigeon, 500 Teal, redhead Smew, c.300 Coots, Buzzard, Peregrine, Dunlin, 15 Snipe.

A1 North Pit: 2 Red-crested Pochards (1 drake), 3 Snipe.

Sailing Lake: c.20 Siskins feeding in Alders.

Heronry North: Water Rail in ditch opposite Peter's Field.