Paxton Pits Bird and Wildlife Sightings
The latest bird and wildlife news from Paxton Pits.
Sunday, 22 November 2009
: 6 Little Egrets, Bar-headed Goose, 5 Pintail, 2 Peregrines, Water Rail, 5 Green Sandpipers.
: Egyptian Goose.
Saturday, 21 November 2009
: Little Egret, Egypian Goose, Marsh Tit.
Sunday, 15 November 2009
: 3 Little Egrets, female/juv Marsh Harrier, 2 Buzzards, adult Peregrine, Redshank, 3 Green Sandpipers, c.50 Linnets.
Saturday, 14 November 2009
: 8+ Pintail, adult male Peregrine, Dunlin.
Friday, 13 November 2009
: female Merlin reported, 3 Kingfishers.
: 1200 Starlings in roost.
: Tawny Owl flew over.
Thursday, 12 November 2009
: Sparrowhawk, Grey Wagtail.
Wednesday, 11 November 2009
: Kingfishers, Wigeon, Gadwall, Teal, Coots, Shovelers, Moorhens, GC Grebe (+ juvs) 2 Little grebes, Herons. Buzzard
Tuesday, 10 November 2009
Island Pit: Barn owl, lots of goldeneyes, pochard, tufted ducks. Male stonechat.
Monday, 9 November 2009
: 6 Little Egrets, 11 Pintail, Buzzard, Water Rail, c.200 Golden Plover, 2 Dunlin, Ruff, 7 Redshank, 4 Green Sandpipers, Barn Owl, Grey Wagtail.
Sunday, 8 November 2009
: 2 Whooper Swans still.
: Little Egret, Grey Wagtail, 3 Redpolls.
Saturday, 7 November 2009
: 3+ Little Egrets, 15+ Pintail, 2 Sparrowhawk, 1-2 Buzzards, 25+ Golden Plover, Redshank, Green Sandpiper, 3 Fieldfare over, single Siskin & Redpoll over. Also Clouded Yellow and 2 Painted Ladies.
Thursday, 5 November 2009
: 3 Pintail.
Wednesday, 4 November 2009
: 3 Little Egrets, 19 Pintail, 80 Shoveler, Sparrowhawk, 2 Dunlin, adult Yellow-legged Gull, 130 Linnets.
Tuesday, 3 November 2009
: 5 Golden Plovers, 1000 Lapwings.
Monday, 2 November 2009
: 8 Redpolls in silver birch. Marsh tit at feeder.
Sunday, 1 November 2009
: pre-roost count of c.3000 Starlings attracting the attention of a female Sparrowhawk.