Tuesday, 26 February 2008
Sunday, 24 February 2008
Over 50 species recorded today
Flashes: Sparrowhawk (1 female), Buzzard (1), Common Snipe (15), Skylark (2), Bullfinch (1 male 2 female), Meadow Pipit (1), Canada Goose (30), Mute Swan (3), Willow Tit (1)
Feeding Station: Lesser Redpoll (3), Siskin (1), Willow Tit (2), Goldfinch (12), Reed Bunting (4 male 3 female), Treecreeper (1 singing), GS Woodpecker, Pheasant
Scrape: Bullfinch (calling), Goldcrest, Shoveler (6), Teal, LT Tits (8)
Main Pool: Gadwall (13 male 9 female), Little Grebe (4), Coot (6), Moorhen (1), Tufted Duck (3), Bullfinch (1 female)
River Pool: Little Grebe (1), Grey Heron (1), Wigeon (6), Teal (10), Shoveler
Saturday, 23 February 2008
Meadow Pipit (10+ in the field), Goldfinch (8+ on the first nyger feeder)
Feeding Station: Siskin (1), Goldfinch (5), Reed Bunting (6), Chaffinch (10+), GS Woodpecker (4), Green Woodpecker, Treecreeper (1), Jay, Sparrowhawk (1), Buzzard (1 overhead), Wren, Pheasant (7 female), Willow Tit
Woods: Treecreeper (2), LT Tits (6), Willow Tit (1), Redwing (6)
Scrape: Shoveler (8), teal (4), Mute Swan (2)
Flashes: Curlew (8), Wood Pigeon (40+), Stock Dove (3), Bullfinch (2 male 2 female), Goldcrest (2) (Jeff)
Two male Goosander over the car park at 11-00 (S.Seal)
Wednesday, 20 February 2008
Monday, 18 February 2008
Thursday, 14 February 2008
Two Ravens flew over and a couple of Bullfinch along the path to the flashes again.
Feeding Station: Lesser redpoll (3), Siskin (2), Willow Tit (2), Goldfinch (15+), Reed Bunting (12+), GS Woodpecker, Sparrowhawk (1), Chaffinch, Blue tit, Great tit, Pheasant (2f), Song Thrush.
Woods: Redwing (20+), Goldfinch (20+), Treecreeper (1), LT Tits
The Scrape: Shoveler (6), Teal (1), Goldcrest (1), Coot (5)
Main Pool: Little Grebe (2), Tufted Duck (2), Coot (6)
Sunday, 10 February 2008
Little Egret was over the road by the railway line this afternoon.
On feeders 5 Redpoll, 2 Siskin , 2 Willow Tit, 3 Gt S Woodys.
Also female Lesser Spot reported by the path towards the hide just as you come off the bank. (S.Seal)
Saturday, 9 February 2008
The full list for today is as follows.
"Dead end" (River Pool)Hide. - Widgeon, Teal, Mallard, Heron, Gadwall, GS Woodpecker, Shoveler, Coot, Magpie, Tree creeper, Fieldfare, Goldfinch, Siskin and Bullfinch.
Main Pool Hide - Little Grebe, Tufted Duck, Mallard, Teal, Coot and a Jay flew over the pool from Left to Right.
The Scrape ( Kingfisher hide) - Shoveler, Teal, Mallard, Coot, Teal, Wren, Song thrush.
And on my travels along the paths there were Blue, Great, and Longtail tits, and the Reedbuntings in the car park. I never went into the Feeder hide or the Field Hide.
I make that 24 species in two and a half hours and to topit off the snowdrops seemed none the worse for there recent dunking.
Friday, 8 February 2008
Thursday, 7 February 2008
Wednesday, 6 February 2008
Paths and steps to river and lake hide improved by Brandon workforce this today. They visit again on March 13th and March 19th to work on Field hide and feeding station hide
Monday, 4 February 2008
Sunday, 3 February 2008
Flashes: very little to note here, Canada Goose (c.50), Bullfinch (2), Meadow Pipit (5), Stock Dove (2) and a Lesser-black backed gull.
Feeding station: Redpoll (5), Siskin (4), Reed Bunting (c.8), Willow Tit (2), Chaffinch (30+), Treecreeper (singing close by). GS Woodpeckers to name a few.
Main Pool: Little Grebe (2), Tufted Duck (2), Grey Heron (1) , Willow Tit (calling)
In the wood: Long-tailed tit (12+), Treecreeper (2), GS Woodpecker, Goldfinch, Redwing (10+), Buzzard (overhead)
River Pool: Gadwall, Wigeon, Shoveler, Teal, Mallard, Coot, Moorhen along the path Siskin (singing), Goldfinch (8), GS Woodpecker
Railway bridge: Oystercatcher (1), Wigeon (150+), Canada Goose (20), Redwing (200+)