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Monday 25th March 2019

2 Ruffs & a Little ringed plover were on Cell 'A',
The Cetti's warbler was still singing by the Dryham Lane feeding station,
A female Brambling was under the Maize field feeders

Posted By: Barry on 3/25/2019 10:17:42 PM

Sunday 24th March 2019

The first Little ringed plover of the year was on Cell 'A' in the morning, along with a brief Ringed plover. Also there were 35+ Avocets on the reserve,
Also here just after midday there was a pair of Bearded tits in the reeds,
150 Pink-footed geese flew north over the reserve, along with 20 Whooper swans heading north west,
The Cetti's warbler was singing by Dryham Lane feeding station,
A male Brambling was under the Maize field feeder,
Also seen was Yellowhammer (Far Corner), 4 Red kite, 4+ Chiffchaff singing, 20+ Fieldfare in the North field, drake Mandarin (Main Lake), Peregrine (hunting Dryham Ings) & a Sand martin over the Main Lake,
Buff-tailed & Common carder bumblebees were flying today.

Song thrush by the Carp Lake

Male Reed bunting along the North path

Male Brambling by the Maize field feeders

Posted By: Barry on 3/24/2019 4:30:50 PM

Saturday 23rd March 2019

A returning Cetti's warbler was singing in the south east corner of the Main Lake,
2 Mediterranean gulls were on the Main Lake,
Also seen was Marsh harrier, 2 Red kite, the drake Mandarin, 12 Curlew south, Little owl (New workings), Great spotted woodpecker & 147 Tufted duck,
Flying today, was Buff & Red-tailed, plus Common carder bumblebees

Chiffchaff by the East path

Lesser black-backed gull on the Island Lake

Buff-tailed bumblebee on the East path

Posted By: Barry on 3/23/2019 8:21:55 PM

Friday 22nd March 2019

A single Whooper swan flew north in the early morning,
34 Avocets were on the Village Lake today,
The drake Mandarin returned to the Village & Main Lakes,
A female Goosander flew south west over the Reed-bed
2 Treecreepers were by the Far Corner, with 20+ Pied wagtails in the North field,
Also seen, was Marsh harrier, 2 Mediterranean gulls, 2 Red kites & Kingfisher,
Buff-tailed bumblebee was flying today

Posted By: Barry on 3/22/2019 7:35:55 PM

Thursday 21st March 2019

15 Whooper swans on the Silt lagoon in the early morning,
Kingfisher on the New workings & Yellowhammer in the East fields

Posted By: Barry on 3/21/2019 8:36:10 PM

Wednesday 20th March 2019

45 Whooper swans were on Cell 'A' in the early morning,
In the afternoon, 8 more were on the Village Lake, departing in the late evening,
A Goldcrest was singing on the East path,
Brimstone, Peacock & Buff-tailed bumblebee were flying today.

Posted By: Barry on 3/20/2019 8:59:16 PM

Tuesday 19th March 2019

10 Avocets were on the Village Lake, along with 2 Mediterranean gulls,
Also seen was Little owl & Yellowhammer on the New workings,
Lastly 21 Whooper swans alighted on Cell 'A' in the late evening.

Posted By: Barry on 3/19/2019 10:00:23 PM