During the ‘Insect Safari’ this morning, two Green Sandpiper, a Jack Snipe and a Cuckoo were seen. On the Causeway two Musk Beetles were found. PS.
This evening the Garganey was still on the EcoPark pool with one Knot, two Green Sandpipers and 13 Lapwings. RW.
This morning there were again two Green Sandpipers on the Ecopark pool. There were plenty of butterflies about, including two Small Skippers. PS.
Yesterday evening an adult Mediterranean Gull was on the Ecopark pool. RW.
This morning there were two Green Sandpipers on the scrape on the Ecopark, with a Little Ringed Plover and a Lapwing. A buck Roe Deer also put in an appearance. On the Slurry Lagoon the air was filled with about 120 Sand Martins, 60 Swifts and one or two House Martins. PS.
This evening three Temminck’s Stints were seen on the scrape in the ‘Ecopark’. RW.
Today a female Redstart was seen on the fence posts along the Pylon Path. There was also a pair of Shelduck on the Slurry Lagoon. Paul.
This morning a Hobby was seen flying along the river. A flock of five Oystercatchers flew up-river and two Swifts flew over the Deep Pit. PS.
This morning a Hobby flew north, across the site. Both Peregrines were on the new pylon. PS.
This morning a Roe Deer was seen on the Causeway. Two Common Sandpipers were along the river near the Poulser Brook. A migrant flock of about 100 Swallows and House Martins were feeding over the Slurry Lagoon and three Buzzards flew through to the north. PS.
This morning the Wood Sandpiper was still present on the pools on the ‘Ecopark’. It was briefly joined by a Whimbrel, two Little Ringed Plovers and a male Yellow Wagtail. Today was Patchwatch Day and a total of 74 species of bird were seen, including ten warbler species with Grasshopper Warbler, Swift, House Martin and Cuckoo. PS.
In the evening a Little Gull briefly dropped into the Deep Pit. JDn.