This afternoon a male Stonechat was reported on the Wader Scrape. JMD.
This morning a male Stonechat was seen on the dry end of the Slurry Lagoon. JF.
This morning, during the Patchwatch, a light passage of migrant birds was observed. Species seen included Skylark (with one Woodlark amongst them), Redwing, Fieldfare, Meadow Pipit, Swallow, Stonechat, Brambling and Siskin. On the Slurry Lagoon Wigeon, Pintail, Water Rail, Jack Snipe, Snipe and eight Bearded Tits were seen, a Nuthatch was seen in the corner of the Deep Pit and two Peregrines were on the pylon. Towards dusk a Barn Owl was seen. In total over seventy species were seen. PS.
A male Stonechat was seen near the Small Gravel Pit this afternoon. Also seen were several House Martins and a Sand Martin, one Grey Wagtail and six Common Snipe. RW.
This morning 80 Pink-footed Geese flew west, over the site. A Peregrine was on the pylon, two Ravens flew downriver and a Stonechat was seen on the Wader Scrape. The fields near the sub-station held a large flock of small birds that contained mainly Chaffinches, Redwings, Goldfinches, Song Thrushes and Starlings. PS.
This morning a male Stonechat was in the field by the sub-station. A Chiffchaff was seen along the Ouse Dyke and a Water Rail ran across it as well as at least two more were heard calling. JMD.
A male Stonechat was seen on the Wader Scrape early this afternoon. RW.
This morning a female Stonechat was on the fence beside the Deep Pit, on the pylon side. It was foraging on the inner bank of the pit. PS.
The Jack Snipe was back in its usual spot on the Wader Scrape this morning. Also seen was a male Stonechat and three Buzzards. Four Cetti’s Warblers were heard singing. SC.
This morning a male Stonechat was on the Wader Scrape and sixty-seven Shoveler were on the Slurry Lagoon. Three Cetti’s Warblers were singing and Water Rails were heard in the reed beds. PS.