Wednesday, 5 May 2010

tuesday 4th May 2010 - Todays Sightings

Gadwall 1 male on main pool plus Canada Goose 2 (with 2 goslings), Northern Wheatear 1 male in fence area to left of main track, Reed Warbler 1 male singing in Red River ditch by Sandsifter and a Merlin female flew north at 6.40pm and returned south at 7.10pm when it made a sustained attempt to catch the Wheatear (unsuccessfully) and then continued south. (Tim Twiggs)

Tuesday, 4 May 2010

Monday 26th April 2010 - Evening Visit

An evening visit to the reverve produced the following observations by Tim Twiggs:

Reed Bunting in bushes on bank of Red River ditch by Sandsifter and 2 Reed Warbler there. A Peregrine flew over main pool  and 3 Northern Wheatear (1 male) - pair(?) to left of main track before fenced area by concrete blocks and second female in area between main pool and road. 8+ Swallow - only had single birds recently so a small influx? Moorhen - an adult with a single very young chick and Gadwall - male still on main pool.