This evening three Woodcock were seen flying to feeding areas at dusk. Four Green Sandpipers are on the Ecopool along with 134 Teal. The Bearded Tits are still in the Slurry Lagoon reed-bed but were heard only. RW, JMD.
This afternoon a male and a female Bearded Tit were in the Slurry Lagoon reed-bed. A Green Sandpiper and two Chiffchaffs were also seen. RW.
This evening about 5,000 Starlings came in to roost in the Slurry Lagon reed bed. A Bearded Tit was heard calling from the reed bed and a Green Sandpiper was seen. RW.
This morning, during the Bird Count, eleven Water Rail were heard calling around the reserve. Two Peregrines were on the new pylon and a Treecreeper was seen along the Boundary Hedge. On the Eco-park there were four Little Egrets and two Green Sandpipers. PS.
This afternoon a Bearded Tit was seen in the Slurry Lagoon reedbed. 2,000 Starlings came in to roost and there were two Green Sandpipers. RW.
A Great White Egret was on the Slurry Lagoon this afternoon, plus four Common Snipe and a Green Sandpiper. A Dunlin and a Greenshank were on the riverside flash. RW.
During the ‘Insect Safari’ this morning, two Green Sandpiper, a Jack Snipe and a Cuckoo were seen. On the Causeway two Musk Beetles were found. PS.
This evening the Garganey was still on the EcoPark pool with one Knot, two Green Sandpipers and 13 Lapwings. RW.
This morning there were again two Green Sandpipers on the Ecopark pool. There were plenty of butterflies about, including two Small Skippers. PS.
Yesterday evening an adult Mediterranean Gull was on the Ecopark pool. RW.
This morning there were two Green Sandpipers on the scrape on the Ecopark, with a Little Ringed Plover and a Lapwing. A buck Roe Deer also put in an appearance. On the Slurry Lagoon the air was filled with about 120 Sand Martins, 60 Swifts and one or two House Martins. PS.