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.
The Starling roost was up to about 12,000 this evening and they gave a very impressive murmuration. JMD.
This evening the Starling murmuration held about 8,000 birds. A Bearded Tit dropped in to roost, two Egyptian Geese were feeding on the Severn/Trent field beside the Boundary Hedge and a Barn Owl was hunting around the Large Gravel Pit. JMD.