Tuesday, 28 July 2015

Northern Pits: 2 Sanderling, Curlew and Ruff still, 4 Black-tailed Godwits, 4+ Dunlin, 4 juv LRP's, 3 Ringed Plover, Green Sand, 2 Common Sands, female Red-crested Pochard, 5 Egyptian Geese, 6 Little Egrets.

Monday, 27 July 2015

Probable PACIFIC GOLDEN PLOVER present for just a few minutes at around 19:45, before flying high south with a European Golden Plover (pictured with the 'Lesser' below) and 2 Dunlin. Also Ruff and Curlew still, Black-tailed Godwit, 3 juv LRP's, 3 Dunlin, female Red-crested Pochard and 2 Hobbies.

This 'Lesser Golden Plover' (right hand bird)
was present for just a few minutes this evening
before it flew high south
with a European Golden Plover and 2 Dunlin. 

(Any comments welcome regarding its ID!)

Sunday, 26 July 2015

Northern Pits: Wood Sandpiper, Knot, Turnstone, Ruff, Curlew, several Dunlin, 3 LRP's, Ringed Plover, BLACK-NECKED GREBE still.

Tuesday, 21 July 2015

Northern Pits: juv BLACK-NECKED GREBE still, plus 4 Egyptian Geese, 11 Dunlin, 2 Common Sandpipers, 2 Little Ringed Plovers, Redshank, adult Common Gull.

Juvenile Black-necked Grebe distantly
on Pumphouse Pit.

Monday, 20 July 2015

Northern Pits: juvenile BLACK-NECKED GREBE still on Pumphouse Pit; also 2nd summer Caspian Gull, 11 Yellow-legged Gulls, female Red-crested Pochard still, 2 Green Sandpipers, Hobby, Red Kite and 2 Mistle Thrushes.

Sunday, 19 July 2015

Northern Pits: juvenile BLACK-NECKED GREBE on Pumphouse Pit; also female Red-crested Pochard, 2 Avocets, groups of 12 & then 16 Black-tailed Godwits, Redshank, Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpipers, 6 Dunlin, Little Ringed Plover, Ringed Plover, Oystercatcher, 8 Little Egrets, 3 Hobbies, 3 Red Kites, 12+ Yellow-legged Gulls.

Thursday, 16 July 2015

Northern Pits: 13 Black-tailed Godwits, 2 Golden Plover, 2 Green Sandpipers, 3 Redshank, 339 Lapwing, 19 Yellow-legged Gulls, Meadow Pipit over.

Wednesday, 15 July 2015

Little Paxton village: 2+ Common Sandpipers calling over village at c.22:30.

Tuesday, 14 July 2015

Northern Pits: 4 Whimbrel flew west late evening, also LRP and 2 Dunlin.

Saturday, 11 July 2015

Northern Pits: 1st summer Common Tern, 3 Egyptian Geese, 6 Yellow-legged Gulls, 13 Little Egrets, Redshank, juvenile Little Ringed Plover & 3 Red Kites.

Tuesday, 7 July 2015

Northern Pits: 6 Egyptian Geese, Greenshank, Common Sandpiper, Ringed Plover, Little Ringed Plover, Hobby and 3 Little Egrets in evening.

Sunday, 5 July 2015

Northern Pits: eclipse drake Red-crested Pochard, 2 Egyptian Geese, 5+ Black-tailed Godwits, Greenshank, Redshank, Green Sandpiper, Hobby & 7 Yellow-legged Gulls.

Sailing Lake: Pair of Lapwing with chick, Redshank and a Weasel seen running across the road on south side of lake.

Little Paxton village: Red Kite feeding on roadkill by A1 (northbound) slip road.

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Northern Pits: 6 Black-tailed Godwits over NE in evening, also 6 Green Sandpipers, drake Red-crested Pochard, 6 Common Pochard, drake Wigeon, Black Swan still, singing Cuckoo and singing Cetti's Warbler.