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10 Apr 2017

Recent spring sightings

So ugly they’re cute! Moorhen and coot chicks are hatch around the grounds. Photo: Susan Lamb

Mon 10 April

Lapwing hide: lapwing, teal, shoveler, Grey heron, mallard

Ramsar & Sand Martin hide: snipe, lapwing, oystercatcher, shelduck, shoveler, tufted duck, greylag geese, Canada geese, Med. gull, black-headed gull

Scrape hide: gadwall, shoveler, teal

Wetlands Discovery: pochard, tufted duck, greylag geese

Reserve & Grounds: blue tit, great tit, goldfinch, chaffinch, dunnock, Cetti’s warbler blackbird, magpie, carrion crow


Sun 9 April

Reserve & Grounds: great tit, dunnock, carrion crow, mallard, Canada geese, black-headed gull, blue tit, rook, mandarin duck goldfinch, jackdaw, chiff chaff, Cetti’s warbler song thrush, blackbird, chaffinch, long-tailed tit

Wetlands Discovery: 8 tufted duck, 3 buzzard, 3 raven, 2 gadwall, greylag geese, 2 pochard

Lapwing hide: 3 gadwall, 3 lapwing, Ramsar hide: 6 greylag geese, 6 gadwall, 5 lapwing, common gull, 6 tufted duck, 3 shoveler, 4 Med. gull, 3 shelduck, 2 oystercatcher

Scrape hide: 2 tufted duck, 3 shelduck, 3 teal, 2 gadwall, 1 pochard, greylag geese, 4 shoveler

Reedbed boardwalk: reed warbler, reed bunting

Arun Riverlife: 1 pochard, 1 shelduck, 3 tufted duck