Saturday, 31 October 2015

Northern Pits: 2 drake Red-crested Pochards still, Turnstone still, 15 Golden Plovers south, 3 Snipe, 2 Kingfishers and Grey Wagtail.

Island Pit: 8 Goldeneye.

Washout Pit: Little Egret, Water Rail calling and singing Cetti's Warbler.

Sunday, 25 October 2015

Northern Pits: 2 drake Red-crested Pochards still, plus Pintail, Turnstone still, Green Sandpiper, immature Peregrine, Red Kite and 3 Kingfishers.

Thursday, 22 October 2015

Northern Pits: Pink-footed Goose and 2 drake Red-crested Pochards still today, however no sign of the Spoonbill.

Wednesday, 21 October 2015

Northern Pits: SPOONBILL still today, also Pink-footed Goose with Greylags, 2 drake Red-crested Pochards, 2 Pintail and Turnstone and Common Sandpiper still.

Tuesday, 20 October 2015

Great Meadow: Short-eared Owl late afternoon, mobbed by corvids, before rising to height and drifting off.

Northern Pits: juvenile SPOONBILL late afternoon around Pumphouse Pit. Also Water Pipit associating with 2 Rock Pipits along the bund at Pumphouse, plus Common Sandpiper and 6+ Yellow-legged Gulls.

Juvenile Spoonbill and Water Pipit at
Pumphouse Pit late this afternoon

Tuesday, 13 October 2015

Visitors' Centre: juvenile GANNET flew north over the centre at 12:05. 

Saturday, 3 October 2015

Northern Pits: Turnstone & 2 Ruff still, Dunlin, Green Sandpiper and 2 Snipe.

Island Pit: female Goldeneye; 8 Lesser Redpolls feeding in Silver Birch tree at far SE end of pit.

Thursday, 1 October 2015

Northern Pits: 37 Pintail (a good count for Paxton), c.30 Yellow-legged Gulls, 2 Ruff & 2 Dunlin still.