Monday, 29 June 2009

Diddington Pit: male Ruff on island.

Sunday, 28 June 2009

Northern Pits: 2 Green Sandpipers, 2 Little Ringed Plovers, 4 Ringed Plovers, Little Egret.

Little Paxton village: Hobby chasing a House Martin early morning, plus 1+ Buzzards.

Friday, 26 June 2009

Diddington Pit: 5 Wood Sandpipers late afternoon.

Monday, 22 June 2009

Heron Trail: Cuckoo still calling, grey heron, cormorant, gadwall with young, greylags, great crested grebes, g.s. woodpecker. Garden warbler, black-cap, blackbird and reedbunting all singing.

Sunday, 21 June 2009

Great Meadow: Little egret and turtle dove
Northern Pits: 1-2 Little Egrets, Bar-headed Goose, 9 Yellow-legged Gulls, Turtle Dove 'purring'.

Great Meadow: Buzzard hovering on opposite side of river; male Sparrowhawk

Tuesday, 16 June 2009

Diddington Pit: Wigeon, 2 Oystercatchers, 2-3 Little Ringed Plover, 2 Ringed Plover, 2 singing Cuckoos.

Heronry Pits: 4 Singing Nightingales

Monday, 15 June 2009

Northern Pits: Little Egret, Wigeon, 2 Buzzards, Hobby, Little Ringed Plover, 3 Ringed Plover, Dunlin, Greenshank, Turtle Dove singing.

Little Paxton village: Little Egret flew north over west end of village at c.20:15.

Saturday, 13 June 2009

Cloudy Pit: Nuthatch in mature trees nr the beech early afternoon, then flew to west side of Cloudy Pit, but not seen again.

Northern Pits: Curlew

Tuesday, 9 June 2009

Northern Pits: Little Egret, 2 drake Wigeon, 3 Teal, drake Red-crested Pochard, 2 Buzzards, albino male Pheasant, 9 Oystercatchers (inc. 1 chick), 2 Little Ringed Plovers displaying, 9 Ringed Plovers (inc. 3 small chicks), Dunlin, 8 Redshank, Greenshank.

Monday, 8 June 2009

Diddington Pit: Whimbrel this morning, plus the usual two drake Wigeon.

Sunday, 7 June 2009

Hayling Pit (south field): Grasshopper Warbler reeling

Northern Pits: 2 Little Egrets, Bar-headed Goose, 2 pairs of Teal, drake Red-crested Pochard, 2 Little Ringed Plovers, 4 Ringed Plovers, Grey Plover, 5 Dunlin, 2 Greenshank, 4 Yellow-legged Gulls, Black Tern, Tree Sparrow.

Saturday, 6 June 2009

Northern Pits: Little Egret, drake Teal, drake Red-crested Pochard, adult Peregrine, Little Ringed Plover, 4 Sanderling, 2 Dunlin, 2 Greenshank, adult Yellow-legged Gull, c.17 Ringed Plovers (inc. several Tundrae)

Friday, 5 June 2009

Northern Pits: Little Egret, 2 Little Ringed Plovers, 7 Ringed Plover (3 Tundrae), 5 Yellow-legged Gulls, Black Tern

Thursday, 4 June 2009

Diddington Pit: 2 Black Terns late afternoon.

Wednesday, 3 June 2009

Northern Pits: 1-2 Little Egrets, 2 drake Wigeon, 5 Shoveler, drake Red-crested Pochard, pair Common Pochard, 2 Little Ringed Plover, 7 Ringed Plover (4 Tundrae), Sanderling, Ruff, male Cuckoo singing, c.150 Swift, singing Meadow Pipit, male & female Yellow Wagtail.