This morning the Green Sandpiper was in the Ouse Dyke, quite close to the footbridge, and the Jack Snipe was in its usual spot on the Wader Scrape. SC.
This morning the Green Sandpiper was seen again in the Ouse Dyke, along with a Grey Wagtail. The Jack Snipe was bobbing in its usual place on the Wader Scrape. SC.
This morning the Jack Snipe was found again on the Wader Scrape. The male and female Stonechats were in front of the substation and a Goosander flew over the Deep Pit. On the Slurry Lagoon there was a large gull that looked very like a Yellow-legged Gull, but it decided to fly away before it could be conclusively identified. PS.
This morning a Jack Snipe was seen on the water’s edge on the Wader Scrape. There were also a male and a female Stonechat. Three Little Egrets were on the Ouse Dyke and the Slurry Lagoon had three Cetti’s Warblers, two Water Rail and 36 Shoveler. PS.
The Jack Snipe was showing well on the Wader Scrape again today. Two Ravens were also seen. BB.
This morning, on the Wader Scrape, there was a Jack Snipe near the water’s edge and four Common Snipe in the taller vegetation. A male and a female Stonechat were also present. PS.
Today a Jack Snipe was seen in the Dragonfly Pool and, at about 14.50hrs, a Barn Owl was seen in the hedge beside the Large Gravel Pit. RW.
This morning, amongst the finches along the Slurry Lagoon north path, there were at least two Bramblings. Along the Lower Path, on willow herb growing in the Typhus Pool, there was a flock of about forty Lesser Redpoll. At the water’s edge in front of the bench on the Causeway, a Jack Snipe was flushed and the Black Swan is still in residence on the Large Gravel Pit. Also a Treecreeper was seen on the old hawthorns along Willow Walk. PS.
In the evening a Barn Owl was seen over the grassland next to the Large Gravel pit. JMD.
At about midday a Jack Snipe was seen flying into the NE corner of the Slurry Lagoon, where it landed on a raft of broken reeds. An Oystercatcher was also seen flying over and around the site. PS.
There were five Red-crested Pochard on the Large Gravel Pit this afternoon. In the evening the Starlings, Geese and Crows put on a spectacle with thousands of birds coming in to roost or passing over on their way to their roost sites. The roosts attracted the usual raptors with Peregrine, Sparrowhawk and Buzzard putting in an appearance and a Jack snipe was briefly seen. PS.