20th October 2018

The Ringers
 

Morning ringing in the Study Area , was consistent with Chiffchaffs, Goldcrests (all male), Blue Tits, Great Tits, Coal Tit and Robin.  Other observations of note:- 6 Snipe, 6 Teal, 2 Wigeon, Marsh Tit, 2 Buzzard and a single Raven.

18th October 2018

The Ringers
 

After checking the net rides this evening for future ringing, I took a look at the reservoir near the hide:- 57 Cormorant, 12 Teal, 7 Snipe, 13 Great Crested Grebe, 42 Canada Goose, 12 Greylag Geese, Jay, 2 Kingfishers, Marsh Tit, 2 Bullfinch, 2 Stock Dove, Green Woodpecker, Nuthatch, Mute Swan, 3 Grey Heron, Chiffchaff, Long-tailed Tit and 2 Black-headed Gull.

18th October 2018

Alastair Gray
 

Whillet’s:- 2m Stonechats, 23 Lesser Redpolls, 5 Siskin, 4 Greenfinch, 5 Chaffinch, 2 Goldfinch, 3 Bullfinch, 1f Sparrowhawk, 2 Kestrel, 2 Kingfisher, 15 Mandarins flew over, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Roe Deer, 1 Fox, 4 Common Darters.

17th October 2018

Mark Roberts
 

2 Black-headed Gull, Coot, 14 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Grey Heron, 9 Lapwing, Moorhen, 7 Snipe, 7+ Teal, 50+ Canada Goose, 9 Cormorant, Great White Egret, 14 Greylag Goose, 22+ Mallard, Mute Swan, 3 Stock Dove.

15th October 2018

Alastair Gray
 
West End:- 12 Snipe, 23 Teal, 2 Wigeon, 2 Coot, 1 juv Mute Swan, 260 Greylag Geese, 13 Lapwing, 2 Mistle Thrush, 4 Meadow Pipits, 1 Raven.
Whillet’s:- 2m Stonechats, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Goldcrest, 3 Greenfinch, 5 Bullfinch, 25 Redwing, 1 Grey Wagtail, 3 Grey Herons, 3 Song Thrush.

14th October 2018

The Ringers
 

A couple of hours ringing mid-morning, before the rain came, was quiet with a 1st year male Goldcrest and Blue Tits the highlights.
Other observations included: 10 Snipe, 14 Mandarin, approx. 250 Greylag Geese, Mute Swan (juv), 2 Sparrowhawk, 1 Buzzard, 2 Marsh Tit, 3 Chiffchaff, 2 Nuthatch, 1 Jay, 1 male Bullfinch, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Songthrush, 1 Gadwall and 1 Teal.

14th October 2018

Alastair Gray
 

West End:- 11 Snipe, 23 Teal, 1f+1m Wigeon, 1f Shoveler, 3 Coot, 1 Mute Swan, 245 Greylag Geese, 1 Grey Wagtail, 1 Kingfisher, 3 Pied Wagtail, 17 Lapwings, 60 Stock Doves, 74 Redwings flew west, 1 Mistle Thrush, 40 Mallard, 2 Jays.
Dam End:- 2 Goldcrest, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Meadow Pipit, 1 Green Woodpecker, 6 Goldfinch, 3 Siskin, 1 Mute Swan, 15 Long-tailed Tits, 2 Kestrel, 14 Redwing flew west, 1 Grey Wagtail.

13th October 2018

Alastair Gray
 

West End:- 16 Teal, 1f Shoveler, 1f+1m Wigeon, 1 Egyptian Geese, 3 Coots, 1 Kingfisher.
Whillet’s:- 10 Bullfinch, 8 Siskin, 4m Stonechat, 2 Redwing, 1 Chaffinch, 1 Chiffchaff, 1 Jay, 1 Red Admiral.

10th October 2018

Alastair Gray
 

West End:- 11 Snipe, 2 Egyptian Geese, 2 Coots, 1f Wigeon, 3 Mute Swan.
Whillet’s:- 4 Stonechat, 2 Chiffchaff, 1 Siskin, 3 Small Copper Butterfly.

8th October 2018

Alastair Gray
 

Visual migration:- 469 Redwing, 52 Fieldfare, 12 Song Thrush, 28 Meadow Pipit, 43 Siskin, 20 Goldfinch, 44 Chaffinch, 1 Chiffchaff, 11 Bullfinch, 62 Stock Dove, 1 Grey Wagtail, 2 Pied Wagtail, 3 Blackbirds All flew west between 07:30-09:30.
West End:- 3 Mute Swan, 1m Wigeon, 1f Shoveler, 31 Teal, 2 Coot, 8 Snipe, 1 Lapwing, 2 Kingfisher, 2 Treecreepers, 1 Marsh Tit, 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Stonechat, 3 Mistle Thrush, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 3 Jay, 2 Egyptian Geese.