This morning there was a Grasshopper Warbler reeling in the corner of the Wader Scrape. A female Peregrine was on the pylon and a Six-belted Clearwing was seen on the Causeway. PS.
A Little Ringed Plover and two Yellow Wagtails were seen on the Eco-park. IEP.
At about 16.30 the Bittern was seen crossing the Slurry Lagoon and dropping into a reed bed. JDn
A Peregrine was seen flying over the Ecopark this morning. Also there were Little Ringed Plovers, Dunlin, Wood Sandpiper and Yellow Wagtail. A Cuckoo was heard calling from the Slurry Lagoon reed bed. IEP.
In the early evening six Dunlin, two Ringed Plovers and two Little Ringed Plovers were seen on the Ecopark. JDn.
There was a Green Sandpiper and two Little Ringed Plovers on the Ecopark. A Grasshopper Warbler and a Lesser Whitethroat were near the corner of the Deep Pit, beside the Large Gravel Pit. IEP.
This morning there was a Whitethroat near the Large Gravel Pit as well as plenty of singing Blackcaps, Willow Warblers and Chiffchaffs. A Green Sandpiper flew over the Slurry Lagoon and was later seen again on the Eco-park, along with three Little Ringed Plovers. IP.
This morning, during the Bird Count, there was a Little Ringed Plover, a Green Sandpiper and two Shelducks on the Eco-park. Across the river another Little Ringed Plover and a Great White Egret were seen. NWG.
This afternoon there were three Little Ringed Plovers on the Eco-park. There was a Garden Warbler singing as well as a Willow Warbler, five Blackcaps and several Chiffchaffs. There was also what possibly was a White Wagtail on the Eco-park. IP.
This morning there were two Shelduck on the Deep Pit. There are now seven Sand Martins by the railway bridge, and there were two Blackcaps, six Chiffchaffs and eight Cetti’s Warblers singing. DM.
Later on an Osprey was seen flying over the site JDn.
An Orange-tip was seen and four Little Ringed Plovers were on the Eco-park. RW.
Two Little Ringed Plovers and a Green Sandpiper were seen on the flash across the river. A Common Tern was seen over the Deep Pit and a Little Gull was picking hatching flies from the water surface. A Garden Warbler was singing from bushes in the Deep Pit and a Yellow Wagtail flew upstream. PS.
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.