This morning a Raven was seen flying towards the recycling plant. The Great White Egret was seen driving two Little Egrets from the Ouse Dyke so that it could pinch their fishing spot and two Snipe flew over pursued by a 1st winter male Peregrine, and managed to get away. PS.
This morning the Great White Egret was seen on the Slurry Lagoon, where it had a close encounter with a fox. It was, however, the Grey Heron that saw it off. There was a Chiffchaff near the bird table and some more Lesser Redpolls on the birches. PS.
This evening, at dusk, a Bittern was seen circling the lagoons, calling, before disappearing in the gloom. A Great White Egret was seen in the field across the river. A Raven flew through and a Barn Owl was out hunting. RW.
This afternoon an adult Mediterranean Gull was seen on the Deep Pit. The Great White Egret was still lurking in the fields across the river and a Green Sandpiper was seen on the Eco-park. There were about 10,000 Starlings in the roost at dusk. RW.
Early this morning the Great White Egret was seen on the Slurry Lagoon but again was seen off by a Heron. Later seen on the field across the river. At mid-day two Egyptian Geese flew across the site. PS.
This morning there were seven species of duck on the Slurry Lagoon, including good numbers of Wigeon, Shoveler and Gadwall. On the wheat field across the river a Great White Egret was stood amongst a flock of Black-headed Gulls. There were still plenty of winter thrushes and Lesser Redpoll about. PS.
This afternoon, during the Bird Walk, a Great White Egret flew onto the Slurry Lagoon. Unfortunately a Grey Heron took exception and saw it off. Also seen was a pair of Egyptian Geese and there was a good variety of gulls and ducks on the Slurry Lagoon. PS.
This morning the Bittern was seen flying over the Causeway from the Slurry Lagoon to the Deep Pit. A Great White Egret was seen near Stoke Lock and the Pintail was still on the Slurry Lagoon. PS.
The Great White Egret was present again this afternoon but later flew off towards the west. The Garganey is still present on the Slurry Lagoon. JDn.
This morning a Great White Egret flew onto the Slurry Lagoon and spent most of the morning fishing along the edges of the reeds. The Garganey was still present in the back, right-hand corner of the lagoon. PS.