A Bearded Tit was heard calling from the dry end of the Slurry Lagoon this evening. 10,000 Starlings came in to roost and performed a murmuration. There were also two Green Sandpipers and a Woodcock flew out at dusk. An escaped Cockatiel was also seen as well as the first Buff-tailed Bumblebee of the year. RW.
This morning two Oystercatchers flew over the Slurry Lagoon, calling, and a Bittern was seen in the Deep Pit. One male Stonechat was still present in front of the sub-station. Two Cetti’s Warblers were heard as well as two Water Rails. PS.
This morning two male Goosander flew over the site. There was an Oystercatcher on the river bank and a Cetti’s Warbler was singing from the Deep Pit.
Spring is in the air today. Several Seven-spot Ladybirds were seen and a queen bumblebee as well as Coltsfoot coming into flower. PS.