Sunday, 31 January 2016

Northern Pits: Short-eared Owl early afternoon, plus Oystercatcher and Little Egret.

Saturday, 30 January 2016

Visitors' Centre: c.10 Redpolls visiting feeding station.

Northern Pits: Grey Partridge, pair of Egyptian Geese, Shelduck and 2 Lesser Redpolls

Sunday, 17 January 2016

Island Pit: drake Goosander at south end of pit.

Northern Pits: 2 Little Egrets, 2 Dunlin & Grey Wagtail.

Tuesday, 12 January 2016

Northern Pits: c70 Black-tailed Godwits, Green Sandpiper and Kingfisher all late afterooon.

Sunday, 10 January 2016

Island Pit: drake Goosander, Green Sandpiper.

Northern Pits: 2 Red Kites, 2 Little Egrets, 2 Green Sandpipers, Grey Wagtail, c.6 Siskins.

Sailing Lake: 1+ Siskin.

Wednesday, 6 January 2016

Northern Pits: at least one adult Little Gull still on Pumphouse Pit this afternoon.

Adult Little Gull on Pumphouse Pit this afternoon

Tuesday, 5 January 2016

Northern Pits: 6 adult Little Gulls and adult Yellow-legged Gull on Pumphouse Pit at 13:30 (per RBA).

Monday, 4 January 2016

Northern Pits: Short-eared Owl on SE side of Pumphouse Pit; also pair of Red-crested Pochards, drake Smew, 6+ Dunlin, Green Sandpiper still, 2 Egyptian Geese, 2 Little Egrets, Kingfisher and Chiffchaff.

Sunday, 3 January 2016

Northern Pits: 4 Pintail (2 drakes) and Dunlin on Pumphouse Pit.

Saturday, 2 January 2016

Northern Pits: Pink-footed Goose with c.100 Greylags on Diddington Pit mid-morning, plus 2 drake Smew and 4cy Caspian Gull on new workings.

Island Pit: Woodcock flushed from track on east side, plus roosting Barn Owl.

Heronry Pits: drake and redhead Goosander.

Visitors' Centre: 8 Lesser Redpolls at niger seed feeder.

Friday, 1 January 2016

Northern Pits: GREAT WHITE EGRET again mid afternoon, but then flew off north; also 9 Black-tailed Godwits, Green Sandpiper and 2 Egyptian Geese.

Boughton Lodge Farm: 12 Siskin feeding in Alders at south end of farm.