Monday, 10 March 2014

Cooler than yesterday!


Neil Hasdell was on the Summer Leys reserve at Earls Barton this morning, and after a 40 minute wait the male Bearded Tit showed well (first seen yesterday), from the Pioneer Hide.  The long-staying Long-tailed Duck was back on Mary's Lake and two Great White Egrets were still present on the reserve.  A flock of nine Ruff was reported.

At Pitsford Res this afternoon, a pair of Oystercatcher were present in the Scaldwell Bay and quite mobile - it looks like another breeding attempt will be made this year!  The Cormorant colony occupied nest tally has now gone up to at least 19.


Neil M
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