This afternoon an adult Mediterranean Gull was seen on the Deep Pit. The Great White Egret was still lurking in the fields across the river and a Green Sandpiper was seen on the Eco-park. There were about 10,000 Starlings in the roost at dusk. RW.
Today the Pintail was seen again on the Slurry Lagoon. At dusk the Starling murmuration contained several thousand birds.
Today there were thirteen Snipe on the Slurry Lagoon and two Pintail. A Hobby was seen over and 400 Starlings came in to roost. RW.
The Marsh Harrier was seen over the Slurry Lagoon reed bed again this evening. There was a Starling murmuration of about 10,000. Also seen were one Green Sandpiper and an Oystercatcher. J Dn.
A Whooper Swan was on the Deep Pit this afternoon. A Marsh Harrier came in to roost in the Slurry Lagoon reed-bed this evening and there was a murmuration of about 10,000 Starlings. A Bearded Tit was also heard going to roost and two Green Sandpipers were on the Ecopool. RW.
This afternoon two Whooper Swans were seen at the lagoons. There was a murmuration of about 10,000 Starlings and a Bearded Tit was heard at the dry end of the Slurry Lagoon. RW.
A Bearded Tit was heard calling from the dry end of the Slurry Lagoon this evening. 10,000 Starlings came in to roost and performed a murmuration. There were also two Green Sandpipers and a Woodcock flew out at dusk. An escaped Cockatiel was also seen as well as the first Buff-tailed Bumblebee of the year. RW.
Today a Bearded Tit was heard calling from the Slurry Lagoon reed-bed. There were three Green Sandpipers on the EcoPark and, in the evening, about 8,000 Starlings came to roost. RW.
Today, what was probably a Siberian Chiffchaff was seen along the Ouse Dyke. A Green Sandpiper was on the flooded Ecopark. 8,000 Starlings came to the Slurry Lagoon reed-bed, as did a Marsh Harrier. Eight Snipe and a Woodcock were also seen. RW.
This evening about 8,000 Starlings put on a murmuration display over the Slurry Lagoon. JDn.