Sightings: 2018

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JOHN COAKLEY on Wednesday, 12 December 2018
Best From Today 08:00 - 12:30

East Marsh Pool.
5 x Great Black-backed Gull . Left By 08:15
2 x Water Rail
2 x Buzzard
1 x Common Gull
1 x Yellow Legged Gull
1 x Muntjac

Around The Reserve
14 x Bullfinch
5 x Goldcrest
c 40 Chaffinch
58 x Lesser Redpoll
62 x Siskin
1 x Muntjac

Over The Reserve
98 x Fieldfare
45 x Redwing
1 x juv Peregrine
PVB on Tuesday, 11 December 2018
O8:53 - 15:00

Highlights were Teal Pool Hide: Water Rail (1), Little Egret (1), Common Snipe (3), Sparrowhawk;
East Marsh Hide: Peregrine (1), Water Rail (1), Marsh Harrier (1) (over Newlands).
IAIN BROWN on Monday, 10 December 2018
Second sighting of 3 otters Glebe pool near windmill pump
IAIN BROWN on Monday, 10 December 2018
94 GBBGULLS. 4 Whooper ( gone by 7.45 )
600+ grey lag. 50 Canada. Otter.
GARY on Sunday, 09 December 2018
08.00-16.00 - Birds of note 28 GBB, 17 LBB, 11 Herring, 31 Common, adult Caspian & adult Yellow-legged Gulls, 3 Common Snipe, Little Egret, Little Grebe, Water Rail & Kingfisher. Note - the 4 Whooper & 2 Bewick's Swans left 7.40 & 7.50 respectively
ALAN BODDINGTON on Saturday, 08 December 2018
2 Bewick’s Swan’s & 4 Whooper Swan’s still on East Marsh pool.
KEITH YATES on Wednesday, 05 December 2018
Todays Highlights: 10:30 ~ 15:30

East Marsh Hide: (2) Bewick's Swan, (4) Whooper Swan, Caspian Gull, (2) Otters + Mink ran across Bittern Ride!

Carlton Hide: RING OUZEL ( One in Hawthorn along Carlton Ditch, seen briefly later in Hawthorn to the left from Carlton Hide.) Grey Wagtail, Chiffchaff, (2) Treecreeper

Other: Stonechat along the bank at main entrance & mixed flock (30+) of Siskin/ Redpoll in alder at Balwin Hide.

Will post video of RING OUZEL on blog later www.boatbirder.com
JOHN COAKLEY on Tuesday, 04 December 2018
Best Of Today's Visit 08:30 - 12:00

East Marsh Pool
2 x Bewick's Swan
4 x Whooper Swan
1 x Yellow Legged Gull
1 x Little Grebe
2 x Little Egret
2 x Buzzard
1 x Otter

Around The Reserve
3 x Rook 2+1 over
4 x Buzzard
14 x Siskin
1 x continental type black billed Blackbird
1 x cock Pheasant
Fishermans Pool 1 x Otter
STEVEN NICHOLS on Monday, 03 December 2018
3rd Dec afternoon highlights. 4 Whooper Swans, 2 Bewick's Swans, 1 Goldeneye (f), 1 Little Egret, 1 Sparrow Hawk, 1 Cetti’s Warbler heard, 1 Water Rail heard, 41 Stock Doves (in dead trees)
GARY HOBBS on Sunday, 02 December 2018
09.30-17.00 of note - 2 Bewick's Swan, ad&2nd winter Caspian Gull, ad&3rd winter Yellow-legged Gull, 2 Common Snipe, Kingfisher & Treecreeper