Sightings for July 2015

Thursday 30th Jul 2015

Bittern, 11 Little Egret, Greenshank, Green Sandpiper (one on Church Pond corner), Common Sandpiper, Common Snipe, Little Grebe (7 in between reedpens all adults), Great Crested Grebe (24 is a hight total for Clifton Pond - probably the very healthy masses of 'weed' seem to be attracting them), Wigeon, Shoveler, Teal, Kingfisher, Coot (140 just on Clifton Pond - plus uncounted large numbers on Tween at present), GADWALL (x180) - All Clifton Pond unless stated otherwise.

Wednesday 29th Jul 2015

Greenshank, Green Sandpiper and Common Sandpiper [Clifton pit this evening] and Green Sandpiper [Church Pond]. 

Tuesday 28th Jul 2015

3 Black-tailed Godwit [briefly on Clifton Pit this evening].  

Monday 27th Jul 2015

Turnstone [still present on Clifton Pit this evening] also Greenshank [briefly on the river before flying over towards Clifton].

Sunday 26th Jul 2015

Turnstone [Church Pond, 08:30, then relocating to Clifton Pit 18:00 at least], Garganey [eclipse drk, Clifton Pit 18:00 at least], Black-tailed Godwit [Tween, 11:20 then Clifton Pit, 15:00], Greenshank and Common Sandpiper [Clifton Pit] and 8 Little Egret.    

Saturday 25th Jul 2015

Turnstone [still present on Clifton Pit, this morning] also Greenshank, Green Sandpiper, Common Sandpiper, Little Ringed Plover and adult Yellow-legged Gull [all Clifon Pit]. 

Friday 24th Jul 2015

Turnstone [still present on Clifton Pit, this morning] also Green Sandpiper [Church Pond, 07:30]. 

Thursday 23rd Jul 2015

Turnstone, Greenshank, 2 Dunlin, 5 Common Redshank and Yellow-legged Gull [Clifton Pit, this afternoon].

Wednesday 22nd Jul 2015

Turnstone [Clifton Pit, Gull Island this afternoon] also Garganey [eclipse drk], Greenshank, 2 Dunlin and ad Yellow-legged Gull.

Tuesday 21st Jul 2015

Garganey [eclipse drk] and Yellow–legged Gull [both, Clifton Pit]. 

Sunday 19th Jul 2015

Garganey [eclipse drk, Clifton Pit], 1 Dunlin, 1 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Common Sandpiper, 7 Little Egret and adult Yellow-legged Gull [all Clifton Pit] also 2 Common Sandpiper [Sailing Lake]. 

Friday 17th Jul 2015

Black Tern [moulting adult, Clifton Pit 08:15], Garganey [eclipse drk, Clifton Pit 13:00], Yellow-legged Gull [adult, Tween Pond this afternoon] also 3 Dunlin, Greenshank and 2 Black-tailed Godwit [all Clifton Pit, this afternoon].    

Thursday 9th Jul 2015

10 Common Redshank and 2 Garganey [eclipse pair, Clifton Pit, 06:22 - 19:00 at least].  

Wednesday 8th Jul 2015

Bittern (from High Hide)

Tuesday 7th Jul 2015

 2 Lesser Whitethroat [Tower Hide path], 11 Little Egret [Clifton Pit] , 4 Little Ringed Plover [this evening, NW corner of Church Pond],1 Hobby [NW corner of Conneries]. 

Sunday 5th Jul 2015

Garganey [eclipse drk, Clifton Pit 18:00] and Black-tailed Godwit [Clifton Pit, 18:30].     

Thursday 2nd Jul 2015

Great White Egret (over Delta), Little Egret, Grasshopper Warbler, Sparrowhawk, Kestrel, Buzzard, Blackcap, Whitethroat, Lesser Black Backed Gull

Wednesday 1st Jul 2015

Ruff (Clifton Pit, 18:00) also Ringed Plover


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