Tuesday 23 February 2016

Tuesday February 16th to Tuesday February 23rd

Tuesday February 16th

John Hunt reported a Common Sandpiper, 3 Green Sandpiper, a Snipe, 70+ Lapwing, 60+ Wigeon, 100+ Teal, 12 Pochard, 6 Gadwall, 2 Skylark, 4 Meadow Pipit, a Kingfisher, 10+ Redwing, 4 Reed Bunting, 3 Stonechat, a Kestrel and a Buzzard this morning.

(c) John Hunt - Reed Bunting
(c) John Hunt - Stonechat
(c) John Hunt - Stonechat

Wednesday February 17th

No reports.

Thursday February 18th

No reports.

Friday February 19th

No reports.

Saturday February 20th

Richard Seargent reported a Common Sandpiper, 3 Green Sandpiper, a Snipe, 200+ Teal, 60+ Wigeon, "several" Pochard, 2 Egyptian Goose a Peregrine and a Red Kite this morning.

In addition, Dave Baker reported 2 Little Egret and a 1st winter Caspian Gull on the Workings this morning.

This is only the third ever site record for Caspian Gull, and the first to be photographed. Caspian Gull is the 79th species recorded on site this year.

(c) Dave Baker - Caspian Gull
(c) Richard Seargent - Long-tailed Tit
(c) Richard Seargent - Redwing
(c) Richard Seargent - Redwing
(c) Dave Carlsson - Egyptian Goose
(c) Dave Carlsson - Common and Green Sandpipers

Sunday February 21st

John Hunt reported a Common Sandpiper, a Little Egret, 111 Lapwing, 100+ Teal, 60+ Wigeon, 12 Pochard, 22 Gadwall and a Kestrel this morning.

In addition, Richard Seargent reported 3 Green Sandpiper and a Chiffchaff this morning.

In addition, Graham King reported 10 Shoveler, a Stonechat and 31 Stock Dove today.

Monday February 22nd

No reports.

Tuesday February 23rd

Richard Seargent reported a Common Sandpiper, a Green Sandpiper, a Snipe, a Little Egret, an adult Yellow-legged Gull, an adult Great Black-backed Gull, 2 Stonechat and 2 Chiffchaff this morning. Richard counted 52 species in total during an hours birding.

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