From the marina, in the creek this morning was a sinle bar-tailed godwit along with a dozen black-tailed godwits. A spotted redshank, a ruff and two avocets. The wintering chiffchaff was seen in the hedgerow to your right as you enter the park.
Saturday 10 March: 1 Water Rail in front of hide but chased off by a Moorhen, drake Pintail, -100 Wigeon on Vange Wick, 25+ Teal, 5 Avocet, 15+ Black-tailed Godwit on creek (included a colour ringed Iceland bird), Cetti's Warbler heard, 1 Snipe close to hide, 17 Pochard, pair of Oystercatcher on creek.
Tuesday 20 March: 2 Marsh Harrier (male and female), 3 Buzzard (over), 2 Mediterranean Gull (on scrape) and a chiffchaff singing in our wildlife garden.
Friday 23 March: 1 Great Crested Grebe, 3 Tufted Duck, 1 Peregrine Falcon, 2 Oystercatcher, 20 Avocet, 2 Lapwing, 4 Snipe, 1 Mediterranean Gull, 2 Cetti's Warbler, 2 Chiffchaff (singing), 3 Bearded Tit
Sunday 25 March: Chiffchaff heard by car park, male and female Marsh Harrier (male later flew south over scrape), 1 Bearded Tit briefly seen and heard, 10 Avocet, Cetti's Warbler glimpsed and heard, 20+ Wigeon on marshes, single pairs each of Teal on scrape and fleet, 20+ Shoveler, pair of Oystercatcher, pair of Lapwing displaying over marshes.
Tuesday 27 March: 6 Avocet (in creek by marina), 30 Black-tailed Godwit (approx in creek), 2 Spotted Redshank (in creek), 1 Greenshank (in creek), 2 Mediterranean Gull (adult pair at S end of fleet), 2 Cetti's Warbler (singing), 1 Blackcap (singing), 1 Chiffchaff (singing), 1 Small White, 1 Peacock Butterfly
Sunday 01 April: 1 Little Egret, 1 Kestrel (in next box), 1 Green Woodpecker, 1 Cetti's Warbler (singing), 3 Blackcap (singing), 3 Chiffchaff (singing), 5 Orange-tip (3m 2f), 1 Comma. 1 Swallow, pair of Mediterranean Gull, male Marsh Harrier flew over scrape and later soared high over marshes, 1 Bearded Tit, 32 Avocet often displaying on scrape, Cetti's Warbler heard, c.5 Wigeon on marshes and a drake calling on scrape, c.50 Shoveler included nearly 20 circling over marshes, 2 pairs of Teal, 2 pairs each of Gadwall on marshes and scrape, Water Rail heard, 1 Little Egret, pair of Oystercatcher, Lapwing displaying over scrape, 1 Sparrowhawk
Wednesday 04 April: 38 Avocet on the scrape, 1 Swallow
Friday 06 April: 6 Little Grebe, 2 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Oystercatcher, 20 Avocet, 1 Cetti's Warbler, 2 Blackcap, 3 Chiffchaff. 1 Northern Water Vole.
Sunday 08 April: Hide only: 1 Sedge Warbler heard, a fair Swallow passage, 1 Water Rail, male and female Marsh Harrier, 34 Avocet, Cetti's Warbler heard, c.20 Shoveler, 5 Teal, c.28 Pochard, pair of Oystercatcher, 1 Snipe close to hide, Lapwing (displaying pair), single Great Crested Grebe.
Wednesday 11 April: 43 Avocet (on scrape), 1 Reed Warbler singing at south end of fleet, 8 Blackcap (singing), 4 Chiffchaff (singing), 1 Willow Warbler singing by playground.
Thursday 19 April: 26 Avocet, 1 Common Tern, 35 Swallow, 5 House Martin, 3 Reed Warbler also Cetti's Warbler, Pochard, Tufted Duck, Oystercatcher, Peregrine, Black-tailed Godwit, Teal, Buzzard, Green Woodpecker, Kestrel, Whitethroat, Chiffchaff, Blackcap, 3 Spotted Redshank, 2 Curlew, Lapwing and Reed Warbler.
Sunday 22 April: Pair of Common Tern, 1 Cuckoo heard, at least 2 Reed Warbler heard, 1 Sedge Warbler heard, 1 Swallow, pair of Avocet, 1 Little Egret, 1 Lapwing displaying over scrape. Also, 3 Cetti's Warbler, 7 Blackcap, 2 Whitethroat, 2 Chiffchaff (all singing), 1 Brimstone (fem) and 2 Orange-tip butterfly.
Wednesday 25 April: 2 swifts, an increase in both blackcaps and whitethroats, 2 cuckoo and a barn owl
Tuesday 01 May: Turtle dove showed well in scrub behinf the green centre