Wednesday, 27 February 2013

Sailing Lake: pair of Oystercatchers this afternoon.

Tuesday, 26 February 2013

Little Paxton village: wild Swan sp. (probably Whooper Swan) heard calling over east end of village at 9pm!

Sunday, 24 February 2013

A1 North Pit: 1st winter male and female Scaup at north end of pit.

Heronry North Pit: 3 Goosander (1 drake).

Island Pit: male and female Smew briefly.

1st winter drake and female Scaup (with female Tufted Duck), A1 North Pit.

Saturday, 23 February 2013

Sailing Lake: pair Lapwing, Oystercatcher, Siskin.

Visitor Centre: 2 Lesser Redpolls still visiting niger feeder, but no sign of Mealy Redpoll.

Lesser Redpolls at niger seed feeder by the visitor centre.

Friday, 22 February 2013

Visitors' Centre: single MEALY and 2 Lesser Redpolls visiting niger seed feeder early afternoon.

Island Pit: drake Smew.

Sailing Lake: c.20 Siskins in Alder trees around lake.

Sunday, 17 February 2013

Boughton Lodge Farm: 10 Siskins in wood at north end of farm. Also Buzzard over and 75 Fieldfare in Oak tree.

Saturday, 16 February 2013

Heronry Pits: 5 Goosander (3 drakes) on Heronry North and a Pochard x Tufted Duck hybrid on Heronry South. Marsh Tit calling at Wray House Garden.

Drake Pochard x Tufted Duck hybrid on Heronry South Pit.

Tuesday, 12 February 2013

Island Pit: female Goosander.

Saturday, 9 February 2013

Cloudy Pit: Kingfisher along river; 3 Redpolls flew NE.

Island Pit: 3 Goosander (1 drake), Water Rail calling. Plenty of Goldeneye busy displaying.

Sailing Lake: Oystercatcher still around on small island. A few Siskins around in Alders.

Displaying Goldeneye are always entertaining; these birds were busy displaying on Island Pit.

Saturday, 2 February 2013

Island Pit: Short-eared Owl and Barn Owl on east side of pit during morning. Also redhead Smew.

Sailing Lake: Oystercatcher on small island.