Latest Sightings

The juvenile kingfishers are still showing well at Ron Barker hide with good daily sightings. Ron Barker also offers good views of cattle egret at present with them amongst the large herd of cattle as well as getting up close to the bull!

We are also continuing our daily moth trapping with recent highlights including poplar and elephant hawk moth, buff ermine and two barred longhorn moth, a first for the site!

Our team has undertaken the June Wetland Bird Survey (WeBS) and here are the results.

Wigeon 2
Teal 2
Mallard 368
Pochard 3
Tufted Duck 12
Whooper Swan 2
Shelduck 50
Greylag Goose 2
Canada Goose 23
Moorhen 80
Coot 43
Lapwing 45
Redshank 2
Oystercatcher 2
Avocet 21
Little grebe 2
Great crested grebe 4
Cattle Egret 6
Great white egret
Black-headed gull 287
Med gull 4
Common Tern 8
Kingfisher 4
Mandarin 1

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