Tuesday, 18 December 2018 Login Register


Sunday 16th December 2018

A female Goldeneye was on the Main Lake, with the drake Mandarin still on the Carp Lake,
Barn owl was seen at dusk, with a Tawny owl being heard at the same time,
The Maize field feeders, had a Coal tit & 30 + Tree sparrow, with 200+ Linnets on the New workings,
A male Stonechat was on Cell 'B', with the Ruff being seen on the Village Lake,
Marsh harrier, Peregrine (New workings), 2 Red kite, 6+ Corn bunting & 20+ Yellowhammers (North hedge), 14+ Curlew & 6+ Siskins were also seen

Posted By: Barry on 12/16/2018 8:18:54 PM

Saturday 15th December 2018

A Hen harrier was over the New workings, chasing a Peregrine,
At the Maize field feeders, there was Coal & Marsh tits feeding,
Again there were many Fieldfares & Redwings on the reserve, particularly in the North hedge & along Dryham Lane,
The drake Mandarin was still on the Carp Lake,
Corn buntings & Yellowhammers were in the North hedge,
Also seen was 4 Golden plovers (south), Treecreeper, Marsh harrier & 2 Peregrines (New workings)

Fieldfare along Dryham Lane

Drake Gadwall from the South hide

Drake Wigeon from the South hide

Goldfinch by the Maize field feeders

Posted By: Barry on 12/15/2018 6:58:09 PM

Friday 14th December 2018

The Barn owl was seen at dusk, with the drake Mandarin still on the Carp Lake,
16 Curlew were in the entrance field, the Ruff was on the Village Lake,
A pair of Bullfinch were on the East path, with a returning female Brambling by the feeders,
200+Fieldfare & Redwing were on the reserve, along with 15+ Yellowhammers in the North hedge,
Marsh harrier & Peregrine were present on the reserve

Posted By: Barry on 12/14/2018 5:36:09 PM

Thursday 13th December 2018

Today, there was a pair of Goosander on the Island Lake, along with 13 Curlew also,
A Pink-footed goose was on the Main Lake, with 16 Golden plovers over the New workings,
Several Marsh harriers were hunting the reserve, along with 2 Peregrines,
The drake Mandarin was on the Carp Lake, with numerous Fieldfares & Redwings about

Posted By: Barry on 12/13/2018 9:36:05 PM

Wednesday 12th December 2018

Seen today was 7 Curlew, 2 Marsh harriers & Yellowhammer
Posted By: Barry on 12/12/2018 9:31:31 PM

Tuesday 11th December 2018

The Ruff was on the Village Lake, with Curlew seen also
Posted By: Barry on 12/11/2018 8:23:41 PM