Some bird sightings from local residents 2018

 

If you have spotted any birds on the Widewater Lagoon please email me and I’ll record it below.   barbara.albon@sky.com

Remember to include:

Species, Date, Time, Number, Where, By whom and any comments you may wish to add.

 

BIRD, DATE, TIME, NUMBER, LOCATION, SIGHTED

Herons, 25/06/18, morning, 2, driven off by attacking seagulls, Penny Eaton


Oystercatcher, 24/05/18, morning, Mitigation Pipe, Susie Swanson

Bar-tailed Godwit, 24/05/18, morning, Mitigation Pipe, Susie Swanson

Oystercatcher and a Bar-tailed Godwit

Cygnet, 10/05/18, afternoon, 1, Widewater Lagoon, Faye Shippham

2018 Cygnet

Oystercatchers, 09/05.18, evening, 2, Widewater Lagoon, Jo Procter

Oystercatchers

Little Egret, 22/04/18, 2.15pm, 1, fishing in the shallows, Jenny Rowe

Little Egret Fishing

Brent Geese, 15/04/18, morning, couple of flocks, leaving our shores, Tony Benton


Wheatears, 15/04/18, morning, female arriving, west end of the Lagoon, Tony Benton


Chiffchaffs, 27/03/18, during the day, several – one singing, Tamarisks at the Lagoon, Tony Benton


Firecrest, 27/03/18, during the day, 1, Tamarisks at the Lagoon, Tony Benton


Knot, 26/03/18, during the day, 1, Lagoon, Tony Benton


Little Grebe, 06/03/18, 9.00am, 11, Widewater LNR, Tim Holter


Pintail, 06/03/18, 9.00am, 2 males, Opposite Allen Island, Tim Holter


Shelduck, 06/03/18, 9.00am, 12, Widewater LNR, Tim Holter


Greenshank, 06/03/18, 9.00am, 1, Widewater LNR, Tim Holter


Dunlin, 06/03/18, 9.00am, 6 yesterday and down to 2 today, Widewater LNR, Tim Holter


Greenshank, 03/03/18, 2.00pm, 1, Widewater LNR, Tony Benton                    “Yet another wader responding to the frozen conditions elsewhere!”


Pintail – Male, 03.03.18, am, 2, Widewater LNR, Tim Holter


Shelduck, 03.03.18, am, 10, Widewater LNR, Tim Holter


Teal, 03.03.18, am, 37, Widewater LNR, Tim Holter


Dunlin, 03.03.18, am, 50, Widewater LNR, Tim Holter


Black Tailed Godwit, 03.03.18, am, 1, Widewater LNR, Tim Holter


Kingfisher, 03.03.18, am, 1, Widewater LNR, Tim Holter


Mute Swans, 03.03.18, am, 8 (including the 2 new arrivals on the grass adjacent to car park), Widewater LNR, Tim Holter


Little Grebe, 03.03.18, am, 16 (but could be more), Widewater LNR, Tim Holter


Redshank, 03.03.18, am, 1, Widewater LNR, Tim Holter


Mallard (not feral), 03.03.18, am, 2, Widewater LNR, Tim Holter


Shelducks, 01.03.18, am, a pair, Lagoon, Fred Howard


Meadow Pipit, 01.03.18, am, 1, Lagoon, Fred Howard


Songthrush (first for several years), 01.03.18, am, 1, Lagoon, Fred Howard


Forlorn Kingfisher, 01.03.18, am, 1, Lagoon, Fred Howard


Little Grebe, 01.03.18, am, 6+ Lagoon, Fred Howard


Dunlins, 01.03.18, am, 40+, Lagoon, Fred Howard


Pintail, 01.03.18, am, 1, Lagoon, Fred Howard


Redshank, 01.03.18, am, 3, Lagoon, Fred Howard


Teal, 01.03.18, am, 25, Lagoon, Fred Howard


Shelducks, 01.03.18, am, a pair, Lagoon, Paula Baker


Dunlins, 01.03.18, am, 20, Lagoon, Paula Baker


Mute Swan, 28.01.18, 10.00, 2 – mating pair, East Lagoon, Barbara


Little Egret, 28.01.18, 10.00, 2, East Lagoon, Barbara