Saturday, 29 October 2011

Heronry North: Sparrowhawk, Merlin, Redpoll and Crossbill over during morning.

Tuesday, 18 October 2011

Washout Pit: male Otter showing well along footpath mid morning, then moved off in to the river.

Saturday, 15 October 2011

Great Meadow: single Brambling over, heading south.

Heronry Pits: 6 Little Grebes and an Otter seen from Kingfisher Hide.

Thursday, 13 October 2011

Heronry Pits: 27+ Crossbills over south (groups of 20, 6 and 1+), 5 Swallows south, 5 Redpoll south, Kingfisher, Chiffchaff, Marsh Tit, Coal Tit.

Island Pit: drake Scaup still.

Great Meadow: Grey Wagtail over.

Meadow trail: Golden Plover north over.

Wednesday, 12 October 2011

Island Pit: drake Scaup amongst 1460+ Tufted Ducks. 5 Buzzards, 2 Redwings, 2 Cetti's Warbler, 16 Redpolls over SW.

Heronry Pits: Kingfisher, Redwing, Chiffchaff, 4+ Goldcrests, 2+ Marsh Tits, 1-2 Coal Tits, 3+ Siskins and 4 Redpolls over.

Sailing Lake: 2 Buzzards, Chiffchaff.

Washout Pit: Redwing, Goldcrest.

Other wildlife: Grass Snake at Island Pit, plus 4 Migrant Hawkers, 5 Red Admirals and Vapourer Moth noted around reserve.