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 a Peregrine, two Common Terns and two Redpolls were seen over the Slurry Lagoon. A Grasshopper Warbler and two Whitethroats were by the Gravel Pits and four Lesser Whitethroats were heard around the site. PS.
This morning a Wigeon and a juvenile Shelduck were on the Slurry Lagoon. In the afternoon a Hobby was seen over the Gravel Pits. PS.
This morning, during the Warbler Walk, an Osprey was seen low over the Slurry Lagoon and gravel pits. Nine species of warbler were listened to but there was no sign of the Grasshopper Warblers, and a Cuckoo was heard. PS.
This morning there were two Cuckoos around the Gravel Pits. More Reed Wablers have arrived, with numbers now topping twenty singing males, and, in the afternoon, a Hobby was seen over the Slurry Lagoon dry end. PS.
This afternoon a Barn Owl was seen hunting around the Gravel Pits. Also a large Fox was seen on the Causeway. SC.
This evening two Shelduck settled on the Deep Pit, where an Oystercatcher was resting on a tern platform. A murmuration of about 1,000 Starlings attracted a Peregrine and the Barn Owl was seen hunting around the Gravel Pits and Deep Pit. PS.
Today a Chiffchaff and a female Stonechat were seen. At dusk two Barn Owls were seen hunting around the Gravel Pits. RW.
This afternoon a Barn Owl was seen hunting around the Gravel Pits and two Buzzards were perched untidily in a birch tree across the Wader Scrape. The Black Swan was still with the Mute Swans across the river and a Goosander flew over the site. Four Siskins were seen along the entrance path and 23 Linnets were near the railway bridge. PS.
This morning a Brambling was seen amongst a flock of about 50 Chaffinches along the Ouse Dyke. Two Shelduck were on the Slurry Lagoon and the Black Swan was still with the Mute Swans and geese across the river. Two skeins of Pink-feet flew over and a single bird was with the Grey-lag flock. PS.
In the afternoon a Little Gull was briefly on the Slurry Lagoon and the Barn Owl was seen hunting around the Gravel Pits. NM.