The latest bird and wildlife news from Paxton Pits.
Sunday, 7 November 2010
Northern Pits: 2 adult Whooper Swans flew in from the south late morning (also seen flying over Cainhoe in Bedfordshire shortly beforehand), 4+ Little Egrets, redhead Goosander, 3 female Pintail, 2 Dunlin, 2 Green Sandpipers, Greenshank over, 5 Redshank, Snipe, Kingfisher, Rock/Water Pipit (heard only), Marsh tit, Brambling, 3+ Siskins.
A1 North Pit: Short-eared Owl, male Grey Wagtail and male Stonechat.
Heron Trail: Coal Tit & Marsh tit (also both seen at visitors' centre bird table), Siskins.