Thursday, 3 November 2016

Wednesday October 26th to Wednesday November 2nd

Shelter Funding Appeal

The Tice's Meadow Bird Group have applied for £1,000 funding from the Aviva Community Fund to build a shelter on Horton's Mound.

To win this funding we need as many votes as possible.

So do you have a spare 5 minutes? Would you like to make a difference?

If the answer is yes, then please vote for the Tice's Meadow Bird Group's Shelter Appeal at:…/project/view/16-1811

Remember, you get 10 votes to cast, we'd love all 10!

Thank you for your support.

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Wednesday October 26th

No reports.

Thursday October 27th

No reports.

Friday October 28th

Mark Elsoffer reported 6 Snipe, 18 Lapwing, a Little Egret, a Pochard, 62 Wigeon, a Little Grebe, 3 Common Gull, 30 Fieldfare, c250 Wood Pigeon (over), 3 Stonechat, 4 Kestrel, 2 Red Kite, 10 Buzzard and a Sparrowhawk today.

Saturday October 29th

Dave Baker reported a Curlew, 62 Wigeon, 3 Yellow-legged Gull, a Blackcap, 28 Stock Dove and 2 Red Kite this morning.

In addition, Richard Seargent reported a Dunlin (over), 20 Lapwing, 4 Snipe, a Little Grebe, a Pheasant, 12 Skylark, 2 Bullfinch, 2 Siskin, 2 Stonechat, a Treecreeper and a Peregrine this morning.

Treecreeper is the 149th species of bird recorded on site this year. This is only the 6th recorded sighting of Treecreeper on site.

Dave Baker reported a new species for Tice's Meadow: Pleated Inkcap (Parasola plicatilis).

(c) Dave Baker - Pleated Inkcap

Sunday October 30th

Dave Baker reported 12 Siskin and a Yellowhammer this morning.

In addition, Richard Seargent reported a Golden Plover and 3 Pheasant this morning.

In addition, John Hunt reported a Common Sandpiper, 3 Snipe, a Little Egret, 2 Yellow-legged Gull and a Stonechat this afternoon.

Richard Horton found a dead Little Owl in the stream in Tice's Wood today.

Richard Seargent reported a new species for Tice's Meadow: Dog Sick Slime Mould (Mucilago crustacea).

(c) Richard Seargent - Dog Sick Slime Mould
(c) John Hunt - Snipe
(c) John Hunt - Stonechat
(c) John Hunt - Stonechat

Monday October 31st

Carey Lodge reported 26 Snipe and a Little Egret this morning.

Carey also reported large numbers of Harlequin Ladybirds, a phenomenon that has been reported countrywide recently as they swarm together and look for shelter from the approaching cold weather.

(c) Carey Lodge - Ruby Tiger Moth Caterpillar

Tuesday November 1st

No reports.

Wednesday November 2nd

No reports.

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