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Yellow Wagtails

Posted on 20th August 2014 by Tony Disley

Some excellent birding on site at the moment, yesterday Tuesday 19th we had a possible record count of Yellow Wagtails, certainly a record in the last 10 years or so? At least 18 Yellow Wagtails were counted and all [...]

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Yellow Wagtails and Kingfishers

Posted on 18th August 2014 by Tony Disley

A good time on site to catch up with Yellow Wagtails and Kingfishers, both are being seen most days from the Ron Barker Hide, with up to 6+ Yellow Wagtails including a cracking adult male seen today along with 4 …

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Recent sightings

Posted on 17th August 2014 by Tony Disley

More of an autumnal feel to the weather over the last couple of days and one or two new birds being seen. On Friday 15th: the best sightings were 2 Wheatear out on the reserve, 2 Greenshank briefly in the …

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Greenshank

Posted on 14th August 2014 by Tony Disley

More signs of waders on the move today, with 2 Greenshank new in along with 10 Dunlin which joined the Ruff flock which today numbered 31 birds. Several Common Snipe are being seen each day at the moment and as …

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Bird News

Posted on 13th August 2014 by Andy Bunting

Still breezy but the weather offers the chance of interesting migrant birds turning up on the reserve! A similar selection as of late. Raptors providing the greatest entertainment with at least 2 juvenile Marsh Harrier [...]

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Greenshank and other waders

Posted on 11th August 2014 by Andy Bunting

Windy throughout the day with more signs of migration and perhaps some wind blown coastal birds. Waders to the fore with new birds in including Greenshank, 2 Avocet, 11 Ringed Plover and potentially 4 Bar-tailed Godwit [...]

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Bird News

Posted on 10th August 2014 by Andy Bunting

Quite a few people out and about looking today despite the forecast which turned out to be calm and mostly dry until late afternoon. Another good raptor day with 8+ Common Buzzard, 5 Kestrel, Peregrine, 2+ Marsh Harrier [...]

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Latest Sightings

Posted on 8th August 2014 by Andy Bunting

Another busy day around the reserve with signs of migration starting to build. A juvenile Cuckoo showed this afternoon from the Ron Barker Hide. Plenty of sightings from there with 2 Wood Sandpiper still, Little Ringed [...]

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Wood Sandpipers

Posted on 7th August 2014 by Andy Bunting

Two Wood Sandpiper moving between Vinson’s and Sunley’s Marsh throughout the day. Other waders reported included 25 Ruff, 2 Redshank, Little Ringed Plover, Black-tailed Godwit and 300+ Lapwing. Juvenile Yellow[...]

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Wood Sandpipers & Hobby

Posted on 6th August 2014 by Tony Disley

Another good day on site for raptors and waders, 2 Wood Sandpipers were found mid afternoon from Ron Barker hide, also from here today were a juvenile Little ringed Plover and 2 Redshank (ad + juv) in the morning along &#[...]

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