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Friday 18th June 2021

On Cell 'A', this morning, there was a Wood & a Green sandpiper,
The 2 juvenile Lapwings, Little ringed plover, drake Wigeon & 3 drake Teals were on the Reed-bed,
Corn bunting & Meadow pipit were singing in the North hedge
A Meadow brown butterfly was seen

Wood sandpiper on Cell 'A'

Posted By: Barry on 6/18/2021 1:59:56 PM

Thursday 10th June 2021

In the morning, aa adult summer plumaged Curlew sandpiper was seen on the Reed-bed, with 2 Green sandpiper on Cell 'A'
Also there was the 2 Lapwing juveniles, Barn owl (hunting in the mid-evening), 2 Corn buntings, Red kite, Hobby east over the New workings in the morning), Yellow wagtail (North field) & drake Wigeon

Common tern on the Reed-bed

Posted By: Barry on 6/17/2021 1:29:56 PM

Wednesday 16th June 2021

The drake Wigeon & 2 juvenile Lapwings were still on the Reed-bed, with the Meadow pipit still singing nearby on the North hedge,
Also seen was 2 Eygptian geese (Reed-bed), Red kite, Hobby (Reed-bed), Marsh harrier, Corn bunting (North field). 2 Mistle thrushes (New workings) & Mediterranean gull,
Dragonflies today, Hairy dragonfly, 4 Spot chaser, Black-tailed skimmer, Azure, Blue-tailed & Common blue damselflies,
Butterflies today, 3 Large skipper, 2 Small tortoiseshell, single Meadow brown, Speckled wood & Common blue,
Bumblebees today, Early, White-tailed & Common carder bumblebees

Little grebe family on the Main lake

Posted By: Barry on 6/16/2021 5:09:42 PM

Tuesday 15th June 2021

There were 2 Eygptian geese on the Reed-bed, as well as a Little ringed plover & drake Wigeon,
The first 2 Common chicks were seen, with also 11 Gadwall ducklings on the Island lake, & 5 & 2 Little grebe chicks seen,
The Corn bunting was on the Snipe field (a further one was by the Far Corner) & North hedge, as was the singing Meadow pipit,
Also seen was Barn owl (morning), Yellow wagtail, Peregrine, Little owl, Curlew (New workings), Red kite & Mediterranean gull,
Dragonflies today, Hairy dragonfly, Black-tailed skimmer, Azure, Blue-tailed & Common blue damselflies,
Butterflies today, 9 Large skipper, 8 Small tortoiseshell, 7 Common blue, 2 Wall & single Painted lady & Meadow brown

Chiffchaff

Posted By: Barry on 6/15/2021 4:19:16 PM

Monday 14th June 2021

A Green sandpiper was briefly in the New workings, before flying off to the west,
The 2 juvenile Lapwings were still on the Reed-bed, with the single Shelduck duckling on the Island lake,
Also seen was Marsh harrier, Red kite, Hobby, Corn bunting & Mediterranean gull,
Dragonflies today, Black-tailed skimmer, Azure, Blue-tailed & Common blue damselflies,
Butterflies today, 3 Large skipper, single Common blue & Small tortoiseshell,
Bumblebees today, Early & Large Garden bumblebees

Juvenile Lapwing on the Reed-bed

Posted By: Barry on 6/14/2021 5:52:56 PM

Sunday 13th June 2021

The drake Wigeon & 2 Lapwing juveniles were on the Reed-bed,
A total of 31 Little egrets were counted this morning,
New Little grebe families were on the new workings (2) & Main lake (5),
Also seen was 2 Corn buntings (North field & Far Corner), Barn owl (Maize field in the evening), Marsh harrier, Red kite, Yellow wagtail (Snipe field) & Mediterranean gull,
Dragonflies today, Black-tailed skimmer, 4 Spot chaser, Azure, Blue-tailed & Common blue damselflies,
Butterflies today, 3 Common blue, 2 Large skipper, single Speckled wood, Wall & Small tortoiseshell,
Bumblebees today, Earl, Tree & White-tailed bumblebees

Little grebe chicks on the Main lake

Posted By: Barry on 6/13/2021 4:45:04 PM

Saturday 12th June 2021

On the Reed-bed, there was the drake Wigeon & 2 juvenile Lapwings,
The Corn bunting was again singing in the North hedge, with a new Shelduck duckling on the Island lake,
Also seen was Great crested grebe (2 chicks on the Village lake), Kingfisher (Far lake), Marsh harrier & Mediterranean gull,
Dragonflies today, Black-tailed skimmer, Ruddy darter, Azure, Blue-tailed & Common damselflies,
Butterflies today, 3 Common blues & 2 Large skippers
Bumblebees today, Common carder & Early bumblebees

Large skipper in the New workings

Posted By: Barry on 6/12/2021 3:41:27 PM