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15 May 2018

Sightings for Tuesday 15th May

Overcast start to the day here at Welney but sun is now out and promises to be a bright dry day.

All hides are open, Summer walk remains closed.

Please Note our lifts are still out of action so access to the reserve is via stairs only, however you are still able to access the Wigeon cafe via lift from reception.

Sightings today:

Mute swan
Whooper swan
Barnacle goose
Egyptian goose
Graylag goose
Crane
Garganey
Gadwall
Mallard
Pintail
Pochard
Shelduck
Shoveler
Teal
Tufted duck
Wigeon
Cormorant
Little egret
Corncrake (1 heard calling)
Coot
Moorhen
Avocet
Black-tailed godwit
Golden plover
Lapwing
Little-ringed plover
Oystercather
Redshank

Ringed plover
Cetti’s warbler
Goldfinch
Linnet
Reed bunting
Starling
Swallow
Swift
Tree sparrow
Whitethroat
Jackdaw
Rook
Stock dove
Woodpigeon
Black-headed gull
Herring gull
Hobby
Kestrel
Sparrowhawk