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 afternoon a Common Sandpiper, a Green Sandpiper and a Little Egret were all on the Slurry Lagoon. JMD.
This morning there was a Common Sandpiper on the Slurry Lagoon. PS.
This afternoon a Common Sandpiper was seen crossing the Slurry Lagoon. Several dragonflies were seen including Brown Hawker, Southern Hawker and Migrant Hawker. PS.
This morning, during the Wildlife Walk, a Common Sandpiper was seen on one of the islands on the Slurry Lagoon. It was later flushed by a Heron and flew to the sloping platform in the Deep Pit. The female Pintail is still present and an Oystercatcher flew over. There were signs of an emergence of Common Blue butterflies along the Deep Pit bank. PS.
This morning there was an Arctic Tern which flew around the Slurry Lagoon and Deep Pit before leaving, going north-east. On the river there was a Common Sandpiper and a large group of Swallows and Swifts paused to forage over the Slurry Lagoon before continuing passage north and a Cuckoo was heard briefly. PS.
At the lagoons this morning, still more Wigeon have arrived and there was a Common Sandpiper on the river bank. PS.
This morning a juvenile Red-crested Pochard was on the Slurry Lagoon. A Water Rail was also seen along the reeds at the back of the lagoon. Later a Raven flew south across the Large Gravel Pit. PS
A male and female of Volucella zonaria, the Hornet Hoverfly, were feeding on Buddleja by the metal gates. PS
In the afternoon two Common Sandpipers were seen on the riverbank and a Hobby flew over. JMD
This morning a Common Sandpiper was found on the Slurry Lagoon and three more on the river near the railway bridge. A Grass Snake was seen along Willow Walk, basking on some dead bracken hanging from the Car Auction site fence. PS.
This morning there was still one Common Sandpiper on the river and a Grasshopper Warbler was singing near the Willow Pond. A Wheatear was in the field beyond the Wader Scrape but the four Yellow Wagtails and Wheatear were gone from the potato field across the river. PS.