Nick GoddenParticipantMarch 30, 2021 at 9:45 pmPost count: 123
Most of the day spent on the causeway then a coordinated bittern listen at dusk.
Bittern 4 booming
Marsh harrier 7+ in the air at once with plenty of skydancing and some nest building
Buzzard 13 around the valley
Red kite 1 at 13:15 moved on by a harrier
Osprey 1 over lilians at 13.47
Pink-footed goose 45N
Sand martin 680 over causeway pool about 7pm but a colleague watching South of the causeway had 1000+ closer to dusk
Meadow pipit 30 N
Linnet 2 N
Bearded tit 3
Blackcap 1 singing by start of causeway
Cetti’s warbler 9 singing males today but I think there is probably 11
Green woodpecker singing from golf course
Little egret 26 into roost
Great white egret 3 into roost, also 2 grey heron
Common scoter flock heard flying up the valley as I left at 20:40
jeffbutcherParticipantMarch 30, 2021 at 11:10 pmPost count: 124
- This topic was modified 2 years, 8 months ago by Nick Godden.
We did blue gate end early-ish, then up to Centre and Skytower, back to Causeway and Lower path, back to Centre for lunch.
Can add to above:
11 chiffchaffs – most singing but 2 not
1 nuthatch heard, 2 treecreepers seen.
Very good view of a Cetti’s singing on the boardwalk.
Two small flocks of sand martins seen very high when looking at buzzards – each flock had 1 house martin with it.
Great black-backed gulls nesting on Island again, another individual checking them out.
1 sparrowhawk and 1 kestrel also seen
1 brimstone butterfly
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