This morning a Greenshank flew around the Slurry Lagoon, nearly landing in front of the bench but then thinking better of it. A second bird could be heard calling from the Eco-park. The Water Rail fluttered across in front of the bench again and a Grasshopper Warbler was reeling at the bottom of the Slurry Lagoon bank, by the Ouse Dyke. PS.
There were at least fifty Swifts over the Slurry Lagoon later on, several juvenile Sedge Warblers were seen in the reed-bed and an Oystercatcher flew along the river. RJP.
This morning, during the Monthly Bird Count, a Peregrine was seen on the New Pylon and two Grasshopper Warblers were heard reeling beside the gravel pits. A Yellow Wagtail was seen on the Eco-park. PS.
This morning there was a Grasshopper Warbler reeling in the corner of the Wader Scrape. A female Peregrine was on the pylon and a Six-belted Clearwing was seen on the Causeway. PS.
A Little Ringed Plover and two Yellow Wagtails were seen on the Eco-park. IEP.
At about 16.30 the Bittern was seen crossing the Slurry Lagoon and dropping into a reed bed. JDn
This morning a Hobby was seen being mobbed by a Carrion Crow, over the dry end of the Slurry Lagoon. There were two Lesser Whitethroats singing and Meadow Browns and Ringlets were flying. Also seen were Emperor Dragonflies and Black-tailed Skimmers, several Small Tortoiseshells, Red Admirals and a Brimstone. PS.
In the evening a Green Sandpiper was seen on the Eco-park. JMD.
At about mid-day a Red Kite flew over the reserve towards the Eco-park and two Mistle Thrushes flew across the Slurry Lagoon towards the river. IEP.
In the afternoon a Curlew Sandpiper and five Ringed Plovers were on the Eco-park pools. RW.
This morning there were two Ruddy Shelduck on the Eco-park. A Grasshopper Warbler was reeling in the Haven and a Hobby was seen over the Slurry Lagoon. IEP.
This afternoon there was a Wheatear on the Eco Park, two lovely Hares, one Shelduck, Lapwing, Green Sandpiper – all on the Eco Park area. SC/ PG.
This morning a pair of Treecreepers was seen in the willows near the footbridge. Also seen was a Whitethroat and a Green Woodpecker. RJP.
In the afternoon there was a Yellow Wagtail and two Green Sandpipers on the Eco-park. JDn.
There was also a report of two Little Gulls and a Marsh Harrier flying through during the day. DM.
This morning there was a Whitethroat near the Large Gravel Pit as well as plenty of singing Blackcaps, Willow Warblers and Chiffchaffs. A Green Sandpiper flew over the Slurry Lagoon and was later seen again on the Eco-park, along with three Little Ringed Plovers. IP.
This morning, during the Bird Count, there was a Little Ringed Plover, a Green Sandpiper and two Shelducks on the Eco-park. Across the river another Little Ringed Plover and a Great White Egret were seen. NWG.