Saturday, 26 January 2013

A1 North Pit: adult female Scaup still, plus 3 Red-crested Pochards (2 drakes), adult Mediterranean Gull asleep on the ice and an adult Yellow-legged Gull briefly. Also 16 Golden Plover south and 3 Corn Buntings again around nearby stubble fields.

Farm Pit: 2 redhead Smew. Buzzard and Siskin around the farm fields.

Ouse Valley Way: up to 10 Goosander on the river today.

Sailing Lake: Bittern in reeds at NW end of lake, plus Green Sandpiper.

Washout Pit: Bittern showing fairly well in reeds on north bank early afternoon, also 3 Smew (1 drake)