Monday, 28 May 2012

Great Meadow: Hobby hawking insects at dusk.

Heron Trail: 2-3 Nightingales singing at Wray House Garden this evening, plus single singing birds near the Hayden Hide and at the Fisherman's car park.

Meadow: Sparrowhawk in evening, undoubtably attracted by the pre-roost Starling gartherings (which are now starting to build in size as juvenile birds begin to swell the numbers). 

Saturday, 26 May 2012

Island Pit: Osprey circling over pit at 13:24, then drifted south towards the reserve.

Wednesday, 23 May 2012

Visitor Centre: 6 Hobbies overhead at 4.30pm. Nightingales still singing, Turtle Dove, Garden Warbler, Common Whitethroat, Buzzard, Swifts, GS Woodpecker etc.

Tuesday, 22 May 2012

Male Peregrine, female Wheatear (very tame and well marked possibly Greenland race?), Hobby, 4 Redshanks, Lapwings, Oystercatchers, Common Terns etc.

Sunday, 20 May 2012

Island Pit: pair of Turtle Doves; Osprey flew north late morning.

Record video of Osprey, Paxton Pits © Jamie Wells. 

Wednesday, 16 May 2012

A1 North Pit: male and female Wheatear.

Monday, 14 May 2012

Heronry South: 2 Turtle Doves and Marsh Tit feeding at the Hayden Hide this evening; Nightingale in Rory's Wood.

Heronry North: Kingfisher seen from Kingfisher Hide; Nightingale by Peter's Field.

Sunday, 13 May 2012

Little Paxton village: HONEY BUZZARD flew low SW over Gordon Road at 10:54.

Tuesday, 8 May 2012

Meadow Trail: 2 Hobbies catching insects in evening; Cuckoo singing along river.

Monday, 7 May 2012

Visitor centre/car park: Osprey flew low south at 18:35. Presumably the same bird was seen heading low north at the northern end of the Pit complex at 08:05 this morning also.

Wednesday, 2 May 2012

Island Pit: 8 Arctic Terns flew low north at 20:15.

Tuesday, 1 May 2012

Hayling Pit: Grasshopper Warbler still singing in the field south of pit this morning.