This morning there was a Dunlin and a Shelduck on the Ecopark. A Lesser Whitethroat and two Garden Warblers were singing on the reserve. PR.
This afternoon there was a Wheatear on the Eco Park, two lovely Hares, one Shelduck, Lapwing, Green Sandpiper – all on the Eco Park area. SC/ PG.
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 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.
This morning there were two Blackcaps singing, six Sand Martin’s by the bridge on the river, ten singing Chiffchaff and two Mistle Thrushes, three Lapwing and three Shelduck on the Eco Park area. Also lots of butterflies;
1 Small White,
10 Small Tortoiseshell.
Also 2 Toads and 3 Roe Deer. SC/PG.
This morning a Stonechat was seen between the Wader Scrape and the Ouse Dyke banks. A Jay flew by as well as a Kingfisher. On the Slurry Lagoon there was a Shelduck, with a single Pochard on the Deep Pit and a Goldeneye on the Large Gravel Pit. PS
This morning a female Goosander was seen swimming upstream on the Trent. A Shelduck was on the Slurry Lagoon.
During the Butterfly Walk fourteen species of butterfly were found, including Small, Essex and Large Skippers, Brimstone, Holly Blue and about fifteen Commas. PS.
Today a female Redstart was seen on the fence posts along the Pylon Path. There was also a pair of Shelduck on the Slurry Lagoon. Paul.
This morning a Cuckoo called from the Ash trees along the railway embankment. Two Shelduck were across the river on the flooded field and two Oystercatchers and four Lapwings were on the Wader Scrape. On the Deep Pit bank, opposite the junction box, up to five Green Hairstreaks were flying and by the Gravel Pits a teneral male Hairy Dragonfly was found. PS.
This morning a Merlin was seen briefly as it flew over the site. Also seen were three Oystercatchers, two Shelduck, two Common Terns and three Fieldfares. PS.