Friday, 26 February 2016

Northern Pits: 2 RAVEN over calling, heading SE at 13:20. Also Water Rail, 16 Snipe, Redshank, 2+ Oystercatchers, 6 Buzzards, 25 Meadow Pipits and a female Siskin.

Sunday, 21 February 2016

Northern Pits: WeBS count highlights were a single immature Peregrine, 5 Green Sandpipers and a female Pintail on the drained pit by Boughton Lodge Farm, 3 Oystercatchers, 2 Redshanks and a Little Egret.

Monday, 15 February 2016

A1 Pits: 16 Golden Plover flew north, pair of Mistle Thrushes by Water Ski Centre and c.30 Linnet, c.40 Reed Buntings & 5 Yellowhammer feeding in ploughed field.

Sailing Lake: 2 Oystercatchers.

Sunday, 14 February 2016

Northern Pits: pair of Pintail, c.30 Goldeneye, 2 Red Kites, 4 Buzzards, 2 Kestrel, Redshank, 2 Oystercatchers, 9 Snipe, c.70 Lapwing and single Grey Wagtail again.

Visitors' Centre: escaped Gouldian Finch seen near to the centre today.

The escaped Gouldian Finch seen today

Saturday, 13 February 2016

Northern Pits: 29+ Siskin in Alders along Anglian Water access Road (north side of Pumphouse Pit); also 2 Redshank, Snipe and Grey Wagtail.