Sightings for September 2007

Tuesday 18th Sep 2007
3 Little Egret [in the Coneries roost. Flew in separately a few minutes apart around 19:20, arriving from high altitude].

Sunday 16th Sep 2007
1 Bar-tailed Godwit.

Friday 14th Sep 2007
4 Little Egret [roost]. Tween Pond Scrape: 1 Bar-tailed Godwit, 1 Common Snipe, 3 Sand Martin. Clifton Pond: Yellow-legged Gull, 3 Little Grebe, 1 Kingfisher, 1 Common Tern. Wet Marsh: 2 Garganey, 6 Shoveler, 3 Eurasian Wigeon, 2 Gadwall, c.20 Eurasian Teal, 1 Sparrowhawk [male].

Wednesday 12th Sep 2007
White-cheeked Pintail [escape on Tween Pond by car park near Visitor Centre], 6 Little Egret [roost site - small island on Coneries Pit], 30 Eurasian Teal, 70 Gadwall.

Tuesday 11th Sep 2007
Visitor Centre: 1 Sand Martin, 100 House Martin.

Monday 10th Sep 2007
Hobby [perched in tree next to Delta reedbed, making frequent sallies to catch dragonflies over reedbed].

Saturday 8th Sep 2007
Clifton Pit: 8 Common Snipe, 12 Eurasian Wigeon, Water Rail [calling], 2 Common Buzzard [Barton-in-Fabis side]. Barton Flash: 3 Little Egret. Sailing Pit/Sewerage Works: 100 House Martin, 70 Swallow, Common Whitethroat, Yellow-legged Gull.

Saturday 1st Sep 2007
Yellow-legged Gull, Hobby, Mediterranean Gull [juvenile on Clifton pit], Little Owl, 3 Common Buzzard, Red-tailed Hawk [over Branshill Wood].


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