Thursday 8 March 2012

Hirst Wood this morning - male Lesser-Spotted Woodpecker first heard calling and drumming, and then seen feeding and drumming. Also Treecreeper, Goldcrest, Jay, and plenty of Coal Tits.
Nick Tonge
Stockbridge Reserve (members only) -Kingfisher, 4 Reed Bunting, 2 GSW, male Bullfinch.
Shaun Radcliffe
Private Wetlands (permit holders only) - Redshank by fishing lake, 20 – 30 Oystercatchers flushed from island in fishing lake by over-flying Sparrowhawk, 130+ Wigeon, 35 Goldeneye including 26 females
3 pairs of Goosander, 5 Great Crested Grebes including 2 pairs, 7 Cormorants on fishing lake including 1 in full breeding plumage
3 Lesser Black-backed Gulls, a singing Reed Bunting in reed-beds
John Flood