Friday, 27 March 2015

Northern Pits: juv GREAT NORTHERN DIVER still present early pm.

Wednesday, 25 March 2015

Heronry South: Marsh Tit by Hayden Hide.

Tuesday, 24 March 2015

Northern Pits: male Merlin hunting Pied Wagtails (90+) late afternoon; also adult and 2nd summer Med Gull,  Egyptian Goose, 2 Little Ringed Plovers, 8 Dunlin.

Monday, 23 March 2015

A1 Pits: Merlin chasing small passerine above line of Poplar trees at far west end of pit mid afternoon.

Northern Pits: 2nd summer Mediterranean Gull, Rock Pipit, Little Ringed Plover, Green Sandpiper, Barnacle Goose & wing-tagged Red Kite.

2nd summer Med Gull on Pumphouse Pit.

Saturday, 21 March 2015

Northern Pits: winter plumaged Knot, male Ruff still, Jack Snipe, 12 Common Snipe, 1-2 Green Sandpipers, 17 Sand Martins.

Friday, 20 March 2015

Little Paxton village: Willow Warbler singing at NE end of village late afternoon.

Northern Pits: juvenile GREAT NORTHERN DIVER still, adult Peregrine over, male Ruff, Barnacle Goose, 2 Egyptian Geese, 2 Little Ringed Plovers, 5 Ringed Plovers, 5 Redshank, 3+ Dunlin, 4 Oystercatchers, 3 Shelduck.

Monday, 16 March 2015

Northern Pits: juvenile GREAT NORTHERN DIVER still; also 8 Sand Martins, Little Ringed Plover, 3 Ringed Plover, 8 Dunlin, Green Sandpiper, 8 Snipe, 3 singing Chiffchaffs.

Heron Trail: 2 Chiffchaffs singing, Mistle Thrush singing, Coal Tit singing.

Juvenile Great Northern Diver present for its 5th week

Sunday, 15 March 2015

Northern Pits: juvenile GREAT NORTHERN DIVER, Curlew, 2 LRP's and Grey Wagtail.

Island Pit: 5 Goosander (2 drakes), plus 2 on river nearby.

Boughton Lodge Farm: 3 Red Kites.

Saturday, 14 March 2015

Northern Pits: GREAT NORTHERN DIVER, 5 Curlew, Little Ringed Plover, 4 Ringed Plover, 4 Oystercatchers, 9 Dunlin, 10 Sand Martins, 2 singing Chiffchaffs; also 2 Brown Hares.

A1 North Pit: 4 Sand Martins briefly.

Island Pit: 4 Goosander (2 drakes) and singing Cetti's Warbler.

Washout Pit: Cetti's Warbler singing.

Thursday, 12 March 2015

Northern Pits: GREAT NORTHERN DIVER still, plus Jack Snipe, 4 Redshank, 5 Oystercatchers, 2+ Ringed Plover and c.1000 Black-headed Gulls.

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

Northern Pits: juvenile GREAT NORTHERN DIVER still; also first Little Ringed Plover of the spring, 3 Ringed Plovers, 5 Oystercatchers, 2 Redshank, Little Egret and Buzzard.

Sunday, 8 March 2015

Island Pit: male and female Goosander.

Ouse Valley Way: 4 Goosander on river.

Northern Pits: GREAT NORTHERN DIVER still, female Merlin hunting around Diddington Pit mid-morning, 2 Avocets, 5 Oystercatchers, Ringed Plover over, Dunlin, 2 Redshank, 15+ Lapwing, 2 Red Kites, 8+ Buzzards, 2 Sparrohawks & 1400+ Wigeon.

Washout Pit: Water Rail and 2 Cetti's Warblers.

Wednesday, 4 March 2015

Northern Pits: GREAT NORTHERN DIVER again on New Workings late afternoon; also 2 Ringed Plovers.

Click here for Great Northern Diver photos.

Monday, 2 March 2015

Great Meadow: female Stonechat this morning.

Female Stonechat on the Great Meadow

Sunday, 1 March 2015

Heron Trail: 3 female Goosanders on Heronry North and a Marsh Tit at Heronry South just beyond the Dragonfly pond.

Island Pit: Cetti's Warbler singing along the southern bank of pit.

Northern Pits: 2 Red Kites, Buzzard.