Author Archives: Peter Martin

July 2017

Monday 31st July (Simon) – 1 juv med gull, 1 peregrine, 1 lesser whitethroat Wednesday 26th (Simon) 1 commic tern, 10 common scoter, 2 knot, 2 greenshank, 6 whimbrel Tuesday 25th July (Paul & Simon) – Several flocks of common … Continue reading

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June 2017

Friday 30th June – Simon – 6 sandwich tern, 18 little gull, green sandpiper, greenshank, 9 avocet, whimbrel, 83 black-tailed godwit, 3 bar-tailed godwit, 3 common scoter, 6 teal, barn owl Saturday 24th June – Paul M – 5 distant … Continue reading

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May 2017

Saturday 27th May – Paul M 2 common scoter, 2 avocet, drake tufted duck, good numbers of damselfly around pond, 3 four-spot chaser. Friday  19th May – Simon – 6 common tern, 6 arctic tern, 1 arctic skua, 11 common … Continue reading

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April 2017

  Sunday 30th April  – Simon – 516 arctic tern, 70 common tern, 18 commic tern, 76 black tern, 2 sandwich tern, all east. 22 whimbrel, 35 bar-tailed godwit, 8 knot, 1 shag, 8 common scoter, 1 yellow wagtail, 1 … Continue reading

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March 2017

Friday 31st – Simon – 202 pink-footed goose, 12 avocet, 1 chiffchaff, 1 black-cap Sunday 26th March – from Paul – Quiet, good views of a perched peregrine and 2 marsh harriers on the other side of the river Saturday 25th … Continue reading

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February 2017

Sunday 26th – Simon – 2 male shoveler, 2 marsh harrier, 7 rock pipit Friday 24th February – Paul & Simon – 5 common buzzard, 2 marsh harrier, hunting barn owl near the farm and good views of 3 short eared … Continue reading

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January 2017

Bird List and Stats updated for 2016 Sunday 29th – Simon – 3 white-fronted goose, 800+ pink-footed goose, 9 goldeneye, 2 merlin, peregrine, 3 marsh harrier Saturday 28th – Simon – 175 white-fronted goose (18 on strays basin), 954 pink-footed goose, … Continue reading

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