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Thursday 20th February 2020

2 Ravens were seen over Dryham Ings in the mid-morning
Posted By: Barry on 2/20/2020 8:14:29 PM

Wednesday 19th February 2020

The Tundra bean goose was seen at the back of the Reed-bed, with the Pink-footed goose on the North field
A pair of Goosander were briefly on the Main lake in the early morning,
Also seen was a pair of Grey partridge (New workings), Stonechat (Snipe field), Marsh harrier, 7 Snipe (Village lake), 3 Bullfinches (East path) & Treecreeper (East path)

Posted By: Barry on 2/19/2020 7:34:38 PM

Tuesday 18th February 2020

The Tundra bean goose was with the Greylags on the North field,
A Green sandpiper was on the New workings,
Also seen was Marsh tit (East path), 80 Shelducks, Kingfisher (Main Lake), Marsh harrier, 2 Curlew (Island Lake), 3 Bullfinch (Carp lake) & Treecreeper (reserve entrance)

Posted By: Barry on 2/18/2020 6:35:37 PM

Monday 17th January 2020

A Jack snipe was seen on the Village lake,
The Barn owl was hunting the Maize field in the early morning,
Kingfisher was seen by the Main lake

Posted By: Barry on 2/17/2020 5:31:00 PM

Sunday 16th February 2020

2 Barn owls were hunting the reserve in the morning,
Also seen was Treecreeper (Far Corner), Marsh tit (Maize field feeder), 7 Curlew (Island Lake) & Water rail (Reed-bed)

Posted By: Barry on 2/16/2020 8:34:22 PM

Saturday 15th February 2020

The Tundra bean goose was on the North field, with 2 Pink-footed geese nearby,
There was 2 Green sandpipers on the New workings,
A Grey wagtail was by the Silt pond,
11 Little egrets were at the roost today.

Posted By: Barry on 2/15/2020 4:53:35 PM

Friday 14th February 2020

2 separate Pink-footed geese were on the Reed-bed & North field, with a skein of about 200 flying high in a north west direction,
A pair of Pintail were briefly on Cell 'A' in the morning,
3 Lesser redpolls were in the alders by the Viewing platform,
Also seen was Kingfisher (Main Lake), Stonechat (Snipe field), 11 Curlews (Island Lake), a Pair of Bullfinches (Carp Lake), 50+ Redshank (Island Lake), Water rail (Main Lake) & 2 Treecrepers (East path)

Posted By: Barry on 2/14/2020 8:11:09 PM

Thursday 13th February 2020

The Tundra bean & Pink-footed geese were on the Reed-bed today,
Marsh & Coal tit were on the East path,
The pair of Stonechats were on the Snipe field in the afternoon,
Also seen were 16 Curlews (Island Lake), Red kite, Barn owl (dusk) & 3 Bullfinches (Dryham Lane)

Posted By: Barry on 2/13/2020 8:01:41 PM

Wednesday 12th February 2020

The Tundra bean goose was seen on the North field, with the Pink-footed goose on the Reed-bed,
On the Reed-bed, the drake Golden eye continued it's stay,
A Barn owl was hunting the Maize field in the morning,
Also seen was Stonechat (Village Lake), 4 Bullfinches (Dryham Lane) & Coal tit (East path)

Redwing on the East path

Barn owl over the Maize field

Posted By: Barry on 2/12/2020 7:44:43 PM

Tuesday 11th February 2020

The drake Goldeneye returned to the Reed-bed,
A Green sandpiper was on the Silt pond,
4 Whooper swans briefly alighted on the Reed-bed in the morning,
Also seen was Marsh tit (Maize field feeder), Green sandpiper (New workings), 70 Shelduck (North field) & a Curlew (Island Lake)

Drake Goldeneye on the Reed-bed

Fieldfare on the North hedge

Posted By: Barry on 2/11/2020 6:41:23 PM

Monday 10th February 2020

The Tundra bean goose was back on Cell 'C' in the morning, with a Pink-footed goose on the North field,
A drake Goldeneye was briefly on the Reed-bed,
Also seen was 62 Shelduck (North field), 3 Curlew (Island Lake), Kingfisher (Main Lake) Treecreeper (East path) & Marsh tit (Maize field feeder)

Curlew on the Island Lake

Pink-footed goose on the North field

Posted By: Barry on 2/10/2020 6:48:25 PM

Sunday 9th February 2020

An Otter was in the Main lake at about midday,
Also seen was the Pink-footed goose & Curlew (Island Lake)

Posted By: Barry on 2/9/2020 8:25:48 PM

Saturday 8th February 2020

The Tundra bean goose returned to the Main Lake & Cell 'C' in the morning, also a Canada goose was seen with it,
A Pink-footed goose was on the Reed-bed,
A Green sandpiper & Grey wagtail were on the New workings,
In the early morning, a male Goosander was on Cell 'A',
Also seen was 12+ Buzzard (East ridge), Stonechat (Snipe field), Coal & Marsh tit (Maize field feeder), Barn owl, Peregrine, Red kite, Treecreeper, Yellowhammer, Bullfinch (Dryham Lane), 15 Curlew (Island Lake) & 3 Water rail

Displaying Great crested grebes on the Village Lake

Tundra bean goose on Cell 'C'

Posted By: Barry on 2/8/2020 8:07:46 PM