A short visit in the afternoon on 21st revealed 1 Cormorant, 16 Canada Geese, 9 Gadwall, 77 Teal (minimum), 7 Mallard, 9 Shoveler, 1 Coot, 3 Lapwing, 17 Black-Headed Gull, 1 Jay & 1 Carrion…
The final tally was a count of 179 birds .
A bird ringing session!
Noted on the reserve today (Sun 20th) were 1 Little Grebe, 1 Grey Heron, 10 Gadwall, 6 Teal, 2 Moorhen, 24 Snipe, 4 Black-Headed Gull (landed), 23 Woodpigeon, 2 Mistle Thrush, 2 Long-Tailed Tit, 1…
The 19th was a good morning with four groups of Whooper Swans (totalling 26) logged.
Two more colour ringed Black-headed Gulls have been seen during the week.
A barn owl was spotted in WInster.
On 12th I concentrated on counting gulls flying north.
A grey Heron noted on the reserve this afternoon.
A singing Cetti's Warbler (first time song heard this year).