Wednesday, 27 June 2012

Quarry: Short-eared Owl accidentally flushed from a gravel bank at 2pm. Red Kite, 2 Green Sandpipers, Ringed Plover.

Heron Trail: Nightingale still singing and Cuckoo still calling.

Tuesday, 26 June 2012

A1 North Pit: Barn Owl hunting over fields east of pit late evening.

Heronry North: 2 Hobbies feeding at dusk.

Sunday, 24 June 2012

A1 Pits: Red Kite over early afternoon.

Little Paxton village: 1+ Buzzard over.

Thursday, 21 June 2012

Hayling Pit: Grasshopper Warbler reeling from field opposite pit late evening, plus Hobby over.

Wednesday, 20 June 2012

Little Paxton village: 2 Sparrowhawks together & Yellow Wagtail over at west end of village in evening.

Sunday, 17 June 2012

Heronry South: Black Squirrel feeding on Hayden Hide.

Meadow Trail: Sparrowhawk over; male Linnet singing near Rudd Pit.

Male Linnet, Meadow Trail.

Saturday, 16 June 2012

Great Meadow: female Marsh Harrier flew east at 13:22.

Heronry South: Turtle Dove on wires near Education Centre.

Heronry North: Hobby.

Ouse Valley Way: Scarce Chaser dragonfly along river, adjacent to Great Meadow.

Meadow: Hobby and Sparrowhawk.

Washout Pit: Kingfisher, pair Mute Swans with 2 cygnets.

Female/immature male Scarce Chaser © Rayna Wallis.

Sunday, 10 June 2012

Heronry North: NUTHATCH heard calling from trees near Otter holt at 10:10, but not seen/heard after this time.

Meadow Trail: female Norfolk Hawker dragonfly seen sunning itself on east side of Rudd Pit between 07:10 & 07:20.

Visitors' Centre: 7+ Bee Orchids along grassy bank of the car park, opposite the visitor centre/Meadow.

Left: One of 7+ Bee Orchids by the visitor centre car park, Paxton Pits.

Wednesday, 6 June 2012

Heron Trail: 3 Nightingales still singing this evening.

Tuesday, 5 June 2012

Little Paxton village: 2 Buzzards over east end of village early afternoon.

Saturday, 2 June 2012

Little Paxton village: RAVEN circling and slowly drifting west at 08:27.