Wednesday, 14 September 2016

Pitsford Reservoir today...

Hello

The WeBS count was completed at Pitsford Reservoir today and a Great White Egret was located in the Walgrave Bay and subsequently it moved in to the Scaldwell Bay. Other birds included a dozen Little Egrets, as many as seven Kingfishers, two Ruff, five Snipe, a Pintail, two female Red-crested Pochards, the hybrid Red-crested Pochard x Ferruginous Duck still, the Ruddy Shelduck (still in wing moult) and an adult Yellow-legged Gull.

This evening extra birds included two or more Common Sandpipers, three Green Sandpipers, two Snipe with eight Ringed Plovers south and the gull roost included six Yellow-legged Gulls and a juvenile Little Gull.

Regards

Neil M


Roesel's Bush-cricket.

Cormorant.

Avro Lancaster. One third
of the Battle of Britain
Memorial flight which came
 over Pitsford today.

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