The latest bird and wildlife news from Paxton Pits.
Paxton Pits Local Nature Reserve is managed by Huntingdonshire District Council.
Friday, 17 March 2017
16th March 2017
Spring migrants are arriving! First chiff chaff reported by Phil Smith. Have you seen a sand martin yet?
Chiff chaff (Phil PK Smith)
The Third Thursday Walk produced a good list that included five scaup on the Heronry Lakes (8 earlier). Some female tufted ducks have a scaup-like face and some female pochards can be very pale too, but when you get a group like this there's no argument.
Scaup at Grafham Water (Ian Dawson, Cambridge Bird Club)