Thursday, 30 December 2021

Thursday 30th December 2021

1100 mild but rainy, 12c: little of interest - Goosander pair, Wigeon pair, Pochard pair, Tufted 9, Teal f, Cormorant 11, Lapwing 108, usual gulls etc.   (GR)

Wednesday, 29 December 2021

Wednesday 29th December 2021

1030-1200 cloudy, breezy, wet 10c: Pochard pair, Wigeon pair, Shoveler m, Teal 4, Dabchick 3, Lapwing 75, Stock Dove, Pied Wagtail 2, Raven.   (RP)

100+ Jackdaws to the north at 1605.   (GR)

Jay at Rushall yesterday (GR)


Tuesday, 28 December 2021

Tuesday 28th December 2021

1300 - 1415 rainy 7c: Mute Swan 4, Cormorant 9, Goosander 9, Wigeon pair, Shoveler 6, Teal 7, Tufted 11, Little Grebe 3, Lapwing 89, a few gulls, Sparrowhawk f, Long-tailed Tit 9, etc.   (GR)



 


Saturday, 25 December 2021

Saturday 25th December 2021

1230-1345 overcast, dull & wet 3c: Moorhen 19, Little Grebe, Goosander 5, Teal, Tufted 6, Mute Swan 6, Cormorant 8, Little Egret, Com Gull, Lapwing 55 + 30 at McKech's, Buzzard, Redwing 3.   (GR)

Robin on 12/12

4 of 5 Goosander today (GR)


Tuesday, 21 December 2021

Tuesday 21st December 2021

1230-1300 cloudy 4c: 400+ large gulls mainly Herring & Great Blacks, Yellow-legged Gull, Bh Gull 250+, Common Gull 3, Shoveler 10, Wigeon pair, Goosander 2m, Teal 16, Cormorant 15, Lapwing 60+, etc.   (GR)


Goldeneye 20/12 (GR)


Monday, 20 December 2021

Monday 20th December 2021

1000-1100 overcast, 5c: Goldeneye f, Wigeon pair, Teal 2, Tufted 12, Shoveler, Goosander 2m, Dabchick, Cormorant 14, Kingfisher, Common Gull 2, Yellow-legged Gull, Raven.   (RP)


Goldeneye & Com Gull today (RP)


Sunday, 19 December 2021

Sunday 19th December 2021

1030-1200 foggy & wet, 2c: Kingfisher, Reed Bunting, Greenfinch, Bullfinch pair, Mistle Thrush, a few Redwing & Fieldfare, Pied Wagtail, Common Gull 2, Lapwing 50+, Tufted 6, Goosander 4, Teal 10, Cormorant 11, M Swan 6.    (GR)


Gulls & Mistle 15/12 (GR)


Saturday, 18 December 2021

Saturday 18th December 2021

1130-1230 9c cloudy, damp: M Swan 6, Cormorant 14, Coot 162, Dabchick, Shoveler, Goosander 3, Lapwing 78, Common Gull.   (RP)

Wigeon on 12th Dec (RP)


Thursday, 16 December 2021

Thursday 16th December 2021

1130-1245 overcast, 10c: Goosander 10, Shoveler 8, Tufted 9, Wigeon pair, Gadwall f yesterday, Mute Swan 6, Cormorant 15, Dabchick, Lapwing 72, Common Gull 4, GBb Gull 96, Herring & LBb Gull 150, Bh Gull 200+, Greenfinch 4, a few Redwings, Blackbirds & Song Thrush.    (GR)



Song Thrush, Greenfinch & Com Gulls today


Tuesday, 14 December 2021

Tuesday 14th December 2021

1000-1130 cloudy/showery, 10c: Ring-necked Parakeet 2 to north, Mute Swan 6, Cormorant 14, Shoveler 4, Teal 12, Tufted 12, Lapwing 71, Common Gull 2. 400+ gulls at McKechnies flood, Goldcrest 2.  (RP / GR)



Blackbird & Goldfinches 12/12

 


Monday, 13 December 2021

Monday 13th December 2021

1200-1330 cloudy 11c: Caspian Gull ad, GBb Gull c70, Common Gull 3, Herring & LBb Gull 150+, Bh Gull 180, Goosander 8, Shoveler 4, Teal 2, Tufted 12, Coot 158, Lapwing 77, Jay etc.  Blackcap m still at Rushall.   (GR)


Caspian Gull today (GR)


Sunday, 12 December 2021

Sunday 12th December 2021

1020-1330 sunny becoming cloudy 12c: Mute Swan 4, Cormorant 15, Goosander 7, Teal 12, Wigeon pair, Shoveler m, Tufted 24, Little Grebe 2, Coot 212, Lapwing 95, Com Gull, Raven 2, Jay 3, Buzzard, Sparrowhawk f, Pied Wag 3, Redwing 10, Fildfare 4, Mistle Thrush 4, Blackbird 15, Goldfinch 35+, Chaffinch 2m, Greenfinch, etc   (RP / GR)


Goosanders & Hawk today (RP)


Wednesday, 8 December 2021

Wednesday 8th December 2021

1200 light cloud, cold breeze 5c: M Swan 4, Goosander 3 (photo), a few Tufteds, Cormorant 13, Lapwing 66, 350+ gulls incl 55 Great Black-backeds, Buzzard.   (GR)




Sunday, 5 December 2021

Sunday 5th December 2021

1050-1230 cloudy, breezy 4c: Goosander 8, Shoveler 7, Teal 4, Pochard 4, Wigeon 2, Tufted 16, Dabchick 2, Cormorant 16, Greylag 3, Mute Swan 4, Lapwing 75, GBb Gull 25, Raven 3, Jay, small flocks of Redwings, Fieldfares, Mistles and Blackbirds with a few Chaff & Goldfinches.  (GR)




        Fieldfare, Redwing, Mistle Thrush & Blackbird today (GR)


Wednesday, 1 December 2021

Wednesday 1st December 2021

0950 - 1115 some sun but showery & windy, 6c: Cormorant 12, Coot 188, Little Egret, Pochard 10, Wigeon 2, Shoveler 7, Tufted 22, Teal 2, Dabchick, Lapwing 55, GBb Gull 56, Common Gull 2, Jay 2, Redwing 25, Skylark over, Kestrel.   (GR)


Egret & Pochard today (GR)