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Wildlife Sightings 08/02/19

Posted on 08 Feb 2019

Wader Lake Time/AM Tide/Mid-low

Oystercatcher (first of the year) - 3

Lapwing - 2

Canada Goose - 47

Greylag Goose - 2

Canada x Greylag Goose - 1

Black-headed Gull - 59

Shelduck - 16

Tufted Duck - 13


Saline Lagoon Time/AM Tide/Mid-Low

Shelduck - 4

Grey Heron (meadow) - 1


Hawthorn Wood

Treecreeper - 1

Nuthatch - 2

Siskin - 1 female

Brambling - 2 male

Great Spotted Woodpecker - 4 (2 male & 2 female)

Greenfinch - 1

Lesser Redpoll - 5

Mealy Redpoll - 3

Long-tailed Tit - 3

Goldfinch - 9

Bullfinch - 11

Chaffinch - 15


Other Birds Noted Around Site

Kingfisher (Window on the Wear) - 2 (male & female chasing)

Grey Heron (Wader Meadow) - 6

Tufted Duck (reservoir) - 39

Tufted Duck (River Wear) - 2 (pair)

Tree Sparrow (centre feeders) - 6