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22 Jan 2018

Recent Sightings 22nd January

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Reduced visibility during low tide on the estuary today, so lower counts than usual. The following sightings were recorded today from the reserve at Castle Espie:

Estuary – visible from the Brent Hide and the Limekiln Observatory

Shelduck 154, Brent goose 38, Curlew 2, Oystercatcher 8, Black-tailed godwit 1

Main lake – visible from Sensory garden and Visitor centre

Mallard 262, Coot 6, Moorhen 2, Tufted duck 16, Greylag 1, Cormorant 2, Black-headed gull 40

Wader marsh – visible from the lookout and the Brent Hide

Curlew 1, Moorhen 4, Black-headed gull 3, Teal 20, Mute swan 1, Greenshank 1

Freshwater Lagoon – visible from Brent Hide and Crannóg

Tufted duck 14, Coot 1, Mallard 27, Moorhen 2

Saline Lagoon – visible from Lime Kiln Observatory

Little grebe 1



Oystercatcher 1, Jackdaw 14, Goldfinch 10


Robin, Wren, Woodpigeon, Blackbird, Goldcrest, Goldfinch, Great tit, Blue tit, Coal tit, Long-tailed tit