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  • Blog Post: warming, just

    The snow of last week has gone and the remaining ducks (wigeon and teal) are mostly confined to the river due to the ice, although there is a gradual thaw going on. A few lapwing and snipe are scattered across the brooks, and surpisingly a redshank and a green sandpiper were present this morning. Many...
  • Blog Post: still white

    Few birds using the very frozen, snow-covered brooks over the last few days - most of the wildfowl is confined to the river, although there was a flock of ca.170 lapwings on the north brooks and another 50 on the south brooks. Highlights this morning were a raven overhead heading SE, a barn owl hunting...
  • Blog Post: harriers and kite

    2 juvenile marsh harriers spent some of the morning hunting over the north brooks today, putting the wind up ca.200 wigeon and ca.150 teal and occasionally annoying each other. 4 ruff and single golden plover amongst ca.200 lapwings. First fieldfares and redwings of the autumn arriving - small parties...
  • Blog Post: big water

    Around the trail, after the strong winds and torrential rain this morning, plenty small birds were active - (lesser) redpolls in the birches nr the visitor centre, redwings and fieldfares all over the place, blue and great tits in the hedgerows, 2 or 3 green woodpeckers and a few small parties of goldfinches...