Sunday, 5 February 2012

Rudd Lake: Bittern flew west across lake at 12:02 and appeared to land in reeds in NW corner.

Sailing Lake: Common Sandpiper still, but then killed by a Sparrowhawk; Oystercatcher on large island.

Ouse Valley Way: drake and redhead Smew on river; Tawny Owl heard hooting briefly early pm.

Haul Road: 2 Corn Buntings with Yellowhammer flock; c.70 Golden Plovers over in 3 seperate small flocks.

Heronry North: single Water Rails from Kingfisher Hide & along Southoe Brook.

Little Paxton village: 3 Pink-footed Geese flew south at c.10:40; Grey Wagtail feeding on bread in a village garden!

Corn Bunting along Haul Road, Paxton Pits © Jamie Wells.