Monday, 14 January 2013

A1 Pits: Little Egret over A1 North Pit at dusk; 3 Redpolls and 7 Corn Buntings over.

Haul Road: Marsh Tit in Rory's Wood, plus Black Squirrel.

Hayling Pit: 2 Water Rails in ditch between Hayling Pit and South field.

Ouse Valley Way walk: 3 drake Goosanders flying upriver opposite Great Meadow and Water Rail from the river viewpoint.

Island Pit: 3 Smew (1 drake) and redhead Goosander on south end of pit; also Redpoll over.

Sailing Lake: Snipe & 1-2 Chiffchaffs (including a possible tristis - see photo's below) on large island, seen by working party whilst clearing vegetation from the islands.

Washout Pit: 2 Water Rails calling.

Possible Siberian Chiffchaff on the islands at Sailing Lake © Jim Stevenson  (click on photo's to enlarge)