This morning a pair of Stonechats were seen near the sub-station. There were plenty of Redpolls flying about and some were on the birches at the dry end of the Slurry Lagoon. PS.
Later on this afternoon there were 1,500 Starlings coming in to roost. There was one Ruff, 34 Lapwing and six Snipe on the Slurry Lagoon.28 Fieldfare flew over, plus eight Redpoll and the two Peregrine were seen. RW.
This morning the Black Swan was still on the Large Gravel Pit. A flock of about forty Lesser Redpoll were feeding on Willow Herb and Meadowsweet along the Lower Path. At one time one with a very pale rump was briefly seen. A Woodcock was flushed from the willows in the SE corner of the reserve, at the river end of the Boundary Hedge. PS.
This afternoon there were two Dunlin feeding amongst the Lapwings and gull flock on the Slurry Lagoon. One Lesser Redpoll flew over and two Bramblings flew up from the hedgerow beside the Ouse Dyke. PS.