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Sunday sightings
18 Aug 2019

Sunday sightings

Middle Point Busy at low tide this morning with many of the same waders (in some cases more) moving to the Top New Piece over high tide. The following species and minimum numbers were noted before, during and after high tide.Peregrine, 15 Avocet, Common S...

Warbler fest
17 Aug 2019

Warbler fest

WarblersA good scattering of warblers around the site today. Always good when your day starts with a Garden Warbler, also Lesser whitethroat, blackcap willow sedge reed and lots of chiffchaff. Good spots to search are Knott hide, decoy and car park.South ...

Another Wood Sandpiper?
16 Aug 2019

Another Wood Sandpiper?

A juvenile Wood Sandpiper was on the wader scrape at the South Lake this morning...

Checking the roost
15 Aug 2019

Checking the roost

The tide this morning peaked around 9am, with birds coming in to roost on the Top New Piece but many of the larger waders staying out on the river...

It's a wet one
14 Aug 2019

It's a wet one

We're seeing a mixture of drizzle and heavy showers today, but it isn't putting off the birds...

Getting busy on the river
12 Aug 2019

Getting busy on the river

A very productive high tide yesterday evening saw good numbers of birds present of a wide variety of species...

A touch of winter
11 Aug 2019

A touch of winter

There was another touch of winter on the reserve this morning with the first Wigeon on the Top New Piece...

Three Wood Sandpipoers
10 Aug 2019

Three Wood Sandpipoers

RushyGreat start to the morning rounds. Three juvenile wood sandpipers were close to the hide. Also three Green Sandpipers a redshank and three Black Tailed Godwits. Tack PieceLots of sheltering waders here, at least 14 green sandpiper, a juv dunlin, 2 re...

Today's Sightings
09 Aug 2019

Today's Sightings

Sightings from around the reserve today...

Today's sightings
07 Aug 2019

Today's sightings

Another busy high tide this lunchtime with a nice selection of birds coming in to the Top New Piece to roost, viewed from the Zeiss Hide...

High tide roost
06 Aug 2019

High tide roost

A busy morning with events this morning on the reserve making the most of the current series of high tides with highlights including the first Wheatear of the season, a Little Stint and Sanderling and the Spoonbill making an appearance...

August WeBS and a new addition to the reserve list
05 Aug 2019

August WeBS and a new addition to the reserve list

Late news for yesterday includes our first ever Southern Migrant Hawker (Blue-eyed Hawker) seen in a ditch on the afternoon Wild Safari. Wetland Bird Survey (WeBS)6 Little Grebe7 Cormorant19 Little Egret- high tide roost on estuary10 Grey HeronSpoonbill- ...

Severn bore
03 Aug 2019

Severn bore

Severn Bore SafariGreat views of the bore this morning on the Severn Bore Safari. A group watched the bore come by and marvelled as the mudflats disappeared under a sheet of water some great wildlife was then followed by a mega breakfast.Here is a flavour...

Bore Safari
02 Aug 2019

Bore Safari

We were out on the river early this morning for the first of our Bore Safaris and treated to two second-calendar year Spoonbills flying overhead before turning south to roost on the spartina island...

First Golden Plover returns
01 Aug 2019

First Golden Plover returns

The first Golden Plover of the Autumn arrived this morning, still in partial summer-plumage with the Lapwing flock on the Top New Piece, as viewed from the Zeiss Hide...

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