Sunday 16th Oct 2011
Bittern (Clifton Pond), 3 Common Snipe. Migration Day Sightings: Common Kingfisher, Eurasian Teal, Eurasian Wigeon, 2 Common Goldeneye (male and female), Northern Shoveler, Common Snipe, Northern Lapwing, Yellow-legged Gull, Common Gull, Black-headed Gull, Great Black-backed Gull, Lesser Black-backed Gull, Herring Gull (juvenile), Honey Buzzard (probable, low over the reserve mid-morning - classic Honey profile - long tail and Cuckoo-like head - through reserve to the east being mobbed constantly (Three birders on hand all considered ‘Honey’, despite the lateness in the season), Common Pochard, Egyptian Goose, Chiffchaff, Blackcap, Redwing, Fieldfare, Jay, Sparrowhawk
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