Paxton Pits Bird and Wildlife Sightings
The latest bird and wildlife news from Paxton Pits.
Monday, 29 August 2011
Ouse Valley Way
: 2 possible Honey Buzzards heading south along river at 11:00; Marsh Tit from river viewpoint.
: Green Sandpiper.
: 2 Kingfishers.
Sunday, 28 August 2011
circling over pit at 06:30. Spotted Flycatcher around 'snake pit' area. Escaped grey Cockatiel around Heronry Pits throughout day.
Saturday, 20 August 2011
: Kingfisher, Nightingale (seen bathing in puddle), 2 Marsh Tits.
Friday, 19 August 2011
: 6 Wigeon, 2 Kingfishers.
Thursday, 18 August 2011
: A leucistic Swallow with group of c.60 hirrundines feeding over north end of pit. Also male Sparrowhawk.
Wednesday, 17 August 2011
Little Paxton village:
adult Hobby hunting over NW end of village, also Buzzard over.
Saturday, 13 August 2011
: Little Egret & 2 Kingfishers.
Wednesday, 10 August 2011
: single Greenshank in evening.