Saturday, 8 March 2014

Saturday 8th March 2014

Belvide Res (permit only)
3x adult Little Gulls till 10:53 then flew NNE.
1w fem Velvet Scoter still, 1w drk Long-tailed Duck and 11x Scaup. 1w Caspian Gull roosted plus six adult Little Gulls thru this evening.

Scaup and Long-tailed Duck at Belvide, taken by Mr P Jones

Juv Glaucous Gull roosted, also 1w Caspian Gull and adult Mediterranean Gull. NO SIGN of the Great Northern Diver (@CWG_sightings)

Gailey Res
Fem Red-crested Pochard this morning on the main sailing lake and still present midday on fishing lake.

Photo by Mr P Jones

Doxey Marsh
Little Egret, 2x Oystercatcher, 2x Redshank, 6x Shelduck, 4x Water Rail, 3000x Starling (SPe)

Little Haywood
Little Egret, 2x Oystercatcher (SPe)

Stonechat, 2x Water Rail, Peregrine

7x Woodcock, 4x Mandarin (TEy)