Friday, 30 April 2010
Island Pit: drake Red-crested Pochard, 1-2 Cetti's Warblers.
Thursday, 29 April 2010
Wednesday, 28 April 2010
Island Pit: Cetti's Warbler still in NW corner.
Pumphouse Pit: 8+ Little Egrets, Hobby, 3 Dunlin, 3 Little Ringed Plovers, 3 Common Sandpipers, 2 Greenshank, c.8 Yellow-legged Gulls, 64 Common Terns, 3 Black Terns, c.50 Swifts, male Blue-headed Wagtail with 31 Yellow Wagtails, male Greenland Wheatear, Nightingale, Grasshopper Warbler.
Tuesday, 27 April 2010
Monday, 26 April 2010
Sunday, 25 April 2010
Heronry South: female PIED FLYCATCHER in conservation area between the Hayden & Kingfisher Hides late afternoon and early evening; female Marsh Harrier high north at 19:20,plus Red Kite and a singing Garden Warbler.
Pied Flycatcher, Heronry South © Mark Hawkes
Heronry North: 2 adult Little Gulls.
Island Pit: Drake Red-crested Pochard, Grasshopper Warbler, Cetti's Warbler.
A1 North Pit: Grasshopper Warbler.
Diddington & Pumphouse Pits: female GOSHAWK again, showing between 14:35 & c.15:45 occasionally with Common Buzzards, before heading southwards; 2 Little Egrets, Red Kite, 7+ Buzzards, Hobby, male Peregrine, Tundra Ringed Plover, 3 Whimbrel, 2 Common Sandpipers, c.60 Common Terns, 2 Arctic Terns, 2 Cuckoos, 2 Greenland Wheatears
Video of Goshawk over Diddington Pit © Jamie Wells
Saturday, 24 April 2010
Heronry South: pair Red-crested Pochards, 2 Sparrowhawks, Hobby, 2 Cuckoos, 10 singing Nightingales, 2+ Lesser Whitethroats.
Island Pit: drake Red-crested Pochard.
Friday, 23 April 2010
Diddington & Pumphouse Pits: drake Wigeon, c.5 Goldeneye, 5 Little Ringed Plover, 9 Ringed Plover, 3 Dunlin, 3 Black-tailed Godwits, Common Sandpiper, adult Yellow-legged Gull, 21 Common Terns, Arctic Tern, 19+ Yellow Wagtails (inc. female Flava-type).
Boughton Lodge Farm/Farm Pit: 2 Buzzards, Lesser Whitethroat.
2 of 3 islandica Black-tailed Godwits at Diddington Pit.
Thursday, 22 April 2010
Wednesday, 21 April 2010
Tuesday, 20 April 2010
Monday, 19 April 2010
Heronry South: 3 Red-crested Pochards (2 drakes), Kingfisher.
Island Pit: 2 drake Red-crested Pochards.
Meadow Trail: 2+ Cetti's Warblers.
Little Paxton village: 2 House Martins.
Saturday, 17 April 2010
Friday, 16 April 2010
Thursday, 15 April 2010
Wednesday, 14 April 2010
Tuesday, 13 April 2010
Sunday, 11 April 2010
Diddington & Pumphouse Pits: 3+ Buzzards, Sparrowhawk, Bar-tailed Godwit, Little Ringed Plover, adult Yellow-legged Gull, Common Tern.
Meadow Trail: 4 Buzzards, Sparrowhawk, 2 singing Cetti's Warblers.
Several Sedge Warblers now singing around complex.
Saturday, 10 April 2010
Cloudy Pit: Cetti's Warbler singing.
Rudd Lake: a second singing Cetti's Warbler.
Meadow: Cuckoo heard to the south of meadow.