This morning the Slurry Lagoon was very quiet, with about six House Martins feeding over it. On the Causeway Path a Musk Beetle was found feeding on a flowering Wild Carrot. PS.
This morning six House Martins were feeding over the Slurry Lagoon, when a Hobby alarmed them as it flew through and over to the Large Gravel Pit. A Weasel was seen crossing the Causeway Path. PS/AAS.
In the afternoon thirteen Arctic Terns went through and there were also four or more Common Terns on the site. Also present were one Grasshopper Warbler, one Swift, sixty plus Swallows and six or more House Martins and a Red Kite. A Great White Egret flew over in the evening. RW.
There was a Cuckoo calling from the reeds on the Slurry Lagoon. Two Yellow Wagtails were on the Ecopark, also a House Martin over it. Two Lapwings were over the Large Gravel Pit. IEP.
This morning a flock of about 20 House Martins and 10 Sand Martins was seen above the Causeway, which also included one Swift. A Lesser Whitethroat was seen along the Causeway. On the river, near the confluence with the Poulser Brook, a Common Sandpiper was seen and a Raven flew over. PS
This morning there was at least one Cuckoo calling across the Slurry Lagoon. Later a Ruddy Shelduck and two Egyptian Geese flew across the Large Gravel Pit. Up to twelve Swifts were foraging over the Slurry Lagoon with two House Martins. PS.
This morning a flock of about twenty-five Swifts was feeding over the Slurry Lagoon. Over the Deep Pit there were about twenty Sand Martins, twenty-eight Swallows and four House Martins. There are now ten singing Garden Warblers. PS.
This morning a flock of about 140 House Martins, 40 Swallows and one or two Sand Martins were on the wires by the railway bridge. Also there were two juvenile Pied Wagtails and a juvenile Yellow Wagtail. Along the Lower Path in a walnut tree near the signal box were two Spotted Flycatchers with Blackcaps, Garden Warbler and Lesser Whitethroat. PS.
There was also a report of a Great White Egret circling the site late morning. NH.
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.
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.