This afternoon a Bittern was seen on the Slurry Lagoon and the Garganey was still present. A Spotted Flycatcher was seen near the bird table and two Swifts and twenty-two Shoveler were also seen. RW.
This morning a Jay was screeching from the dry end of the Slurry Lagoon, a Snipe was on the Slurry Lagoon, near the bench and two Little Egrets were along the water’s edge. A Cetti’s Warbler was singing in the Deep Pit. PS.
This afternoon a Wheatear was seen on the Deep Pit fence posts. JDn.
This morning there were lots of warblers along the Lower Path and in the Deep Pit, including several Lesser Whitethroat, Whitethroat, Blackcap, Reed Warbler and Chiffchaff. On the Slurry Lagoon there were two Little Ringed Plover, two Snipe, two Greenshank and two Little Egrets. PS.AE.CH.RW.
In the early afternoon a Clouded Yellow was seen on the east bank of the Deep Pit, near the seat. RW.
Waders are still dropping in to rest and feed before continuing on to their wintering grounds and this afternoon a lovely bright juvenile Ruff and yet another Green Sandpiper were resting and feeding along the edge of the Slurry Lagoon. JMD.