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Tuesday 21st August 2018

Today, 4 Common & 2 Green sandpipers were on the reserve,
A Kingfisher was on the Reed-bed, with a Water rail on the Main Lake,
3 Curlews were on the North field,
The Pink-footed goose was on Cell 'A', but trailing it's right wing.
Migrant hawker & Common darter, Small white, Speckled wood, Common carder & White-tailed bumblebees were seen in the evening

Fallow deer on Cell 'B'

Posted By: Barry on 8/21/2018 8:35:03 PM

Monday 20th August 2018

The Pink-footed goose was again on the Village Lake,
The Bittern was seen to fly across the Turret hide in the late afternoon.

Posted By: Barry on 8/20/2018 9:07:44 PM

Sunday 19th August 2018

Kingfisher was on the Far Lake, with the Treecreeper by the Butterfly walk,
A Curlew was in the North field, with a Green sandpiper in Cell 'A'
A Peregrine flew over the Main Lake,
Brown hawker, Brown argus & Meadow brown butterflies were seen.

Posted By: Barry on 8/14/2018 7:49:39 PM

Saturday 18th August 2018

The Black-necked grebe was still on the Main Lake,
Also seen was Treecreeper in the Far Corner, 
Also seen was Yellow wagtail, Peregrine, 2 Common sandpipers (Cell 'A'), Green sandpiper & Curlew (Island Lake) & Pink-footed goose (Village Lake),
Butterflies included, Meadow brown, Green-veined white, Small white, Red admiral & Speckled wood,
Dragonflies were Brown & Migrant hawker, Common darter, Blue tailed, Common blue, Emerald & Small red-eyed damselflies

Posted By: Barry on 8/14/2018 7:49:24 PM

Friday 17th August 2018

The Black-necked grebe was still on the Main Lake,
The Bittern was mobile around the reserve today,
3+ Common sandpipers & 2 Curlew flying south were seen,
Also seen, was Hobby, Kingfisher (Main Lake), Pink-footed goose, Whimbrel (Over the Main Lake), Water rail (juvenile on the Main Lake), Great spotted woodpecker & Treecreeper on the North path





Black-necked grebe, with thanks to Mike Ashforth

Posted By: Barry on 8/14/2018 7:49:08 PM

Thursday 16th August 2018

The Black-necked grebe was still present on the Main Lake
Posted By: Barry on 8/14/2018 7:48:50 PM

Wednesday 15th August 2018

On the Main Lake in the morning, there was a Common sandpiper & winter plumaged Black-necked grebe,
The Pink-footed goose was on the Village Lake, with a Curlew also seen
Brown & Migrant hawkers, Common & Ruddy darters, Blue-tailed, Common blue & Emerald damselflies were about,
Only a few butterflies, with Meadow brown, Small white & Speckled wood,
A couple of Common carder bumblebees were also seen.

Black-necked grebe on the Main Lake

Snipe on the Main Lake

Posted By: Barry on 8/14/2018 7:48:32 PM