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Monday 20th September 2021

On the Island lake this morning, there was 6 Ruffs, 3 Black-tailed godwits, 2 Green sandpipers & a Water rail,
In the New workings, 2 more Green sandpipers, 2 Collared doves & 2 Jays were present,
Also seen was about  Barn owl (early morning), 100+ Canada geese, 16+ Curlew (North field), Hobby (New workings), Kingfisher (Main/Far lake), Mandarin (Village lake), 15 Siskins by the Far lake & a Reed warbler by the Turret hide,
Comma, Red admiral, Small tortoiseshell, Speckled wood, Migrant hawker & Common darter were seen today

Fox on the Island lake

Posted By: Barry on 9/20/2021 5:05:01 PM

Sunday 19th September 2021

5 Black-tailed godwits, a Dunlin & a Common sandpiper were in the New workings. Also there was the Whinchat, at least 1 Hobby & a Jay,
On the Island lake, there was 7 Ruffs & 4 Green sandpipers,
Also seen was Garden warbler (Far Corner), Water rail (Reed-bed), 100+ Canada geese, 12+ Curlew (North field), 2 Little owls & 15+ Siskin (Far Lake),
Large white, Migrant, Brown hawker & Common darter were seen,

Drake Shoveller on the Island lake

Posted By: Barry on 9/19/2021 5:07:17 PM

Saturday 18th September 2021

The Whinchat was still in the New workings,
On the Island lake, there was 3 Black-tailed godwits, 6 Ruff & 4 Green sandpipers,
Also seen was Barn owl (over Cell 'C'), 2 Little owls, a pair & juvenile Bullfinch, a singe Golden plover south, 3+ Hobby (feeding in the New workings), Jay (New workings), 21 Little egrets roosted & Tawny owl calling at dawn
Butterflies today, Small copper & Small tortoiseshell,
Dragonflies today, Migrant hawker & Common darter

Chiffchaff on the North hedge

Posted By: Barry on 9/18/2021 6:22:32 PM

Friday 17th September 2021

The Whinchat was still in the New workings,
On the Island lake today, there was 3 Black-tailed godwits, 10 Ruffs, 5 Green sandpipers & 2 Water rails,
Also seen was Golden plover (Reed-bed), 25+ Curlew (North field), Canada goose (200+ Cell 'A'), Mandarin duck (Village lake), Hobby (hunting over the reserve) & the first Meadow pipit passage of the autumn,
Butterflies today, Small tortoiseshell, large white, Comma & Small copper,
Dragonflies today, Migrant hawker & Common darter

Whinchat in the New workings

Posted By: Barry on 9/17/2021 5:14:47 PM

Thursday 16th September 2021

The Whinchat was still in the New workings, with the immature Spoonbill, Jay & juvenile Cuckoo there also,
On the Island lake, there was 6 each of Ruff & Green sandpiper, with 2  Water rails also being seen,
A Kingfisher flew over the Reed-bed, 2 Black-tailed godwits were in the New workings, 2 Common sandpipers were on the Main lake, 10+ Curlews (North field), Hobby (New workings), drake Mandarin (Village lake) & Treecreeper (New workings)
Butterflies today, Meadow brown, Common blue, Large white & Small tortoiseshell,
Dragonflies today, Migrant & Southern hawkers, plus Common & Ruddy darters,
Common carder bumblebee was seen

Lapwing & Green sandpiper on the Island lake

Posted By: Barry on 9/16/2021 3:23:41 PM

Wednesday 15th September 2021

The Whinchat was still in the New workings, with the immature Spoonbill also seen,
On the Island lake today, there was 3 Black-tailed godwits, 9 Ruff, 6 Green sandpiper, plus the juvenile Water rail,
Also seen was a Kingfisher flying over the Silt pond, Mandarin duck on the Silt pond, a pair of Bullfinches by the West path, Hobby feeding in the New workings, 2 House martins, 3 Wigeon (Main lake) & 2 Marsh harriers flew south,
Butterflies today, Red admiral, Comma & Large white,
Dragonflies today, Migrant, Southern hawkers, Common darter & Common blue damselfly,
Garden bumblebees were seen flying today

Ruff on the Island lake

Posted By: Barry on 9/15/2021 5:43:39 PM