Monthly Archives: March 2016

March Sightings

31st March – KP late am (TI)

pair Marsh Harrier
Cetti’s Warbler
2 Chiffchaff
ad Little Gull

30th March – Wassand Hide (CC)

4 Marsh Harrier
pair Common Buzzard
Kestrel
6+ Great-crested Grebe
Long-tailed Duck

Tufted Duck - Chris Cox

Tufted Duck – Chris Cox


Wigeon - Chris Cox

Wigeon – Chris Cox

29th March – Grimston (TI)

2 Common Crane circling over around 10:50

28th March – 2nd/3rd Field (JC)

Cetti’s Warbler
Chiffchaff
Curlew

25th March – Wassand/Wassand Hide (MR,TM,BMJ)

pair Garganey from Wassand Hide
drk Long-tailed Duck from Wassand Hide
2 Otter’s from Hide at 11:04
4 Marsh Harrier
6+ Common Buzzard
Sparrowhawk
4 Grey Heron
320+ Goldeneye
185+ Tufted Duck
3+ Cetti’s Warbler
2+ Chiffchaff in Wassand
30 Redwing
Green Woodpecker
Noctule Bat over Decoy
Swallow over the Mere and locally (LI)

distant drk Garganey in Decoy

distant drk Garganey in Decoy


Long-tailed Duck from Wassand Hide

Long-tailed Duck from Wassand Hide


male Marsh Harrier

male Marsh Harrier


Mute Swan from the Hide

Mute Swan from the Hide

24th March (JC)

Southside

Cetti’s Warbler
14 Redwing in 2nd field
43 Greylag Geese in 2nd field
12 Lapwing
Skylark
Yellowhammer
8 Great-crested Grebe
2 Wigeon
23 Goldeneye
4 Gadwall

Wassand/Woodland Walk/Hide

7 Great Spotted Woodpecker
Green Woodpecker
2 Redwing
Cetti’s Warbler
Common Buzzard

19th March – Wassand Hide/Woodland Walk (GB)

3 Grey Heron
2 Common Buzzard
2 Marsh Harrier
Sparrowhawk
550+ Wood Pigeon
22 Blackbird
6 Redwing
Mistle Thrush
4+ Great Spotted Woodpecker
30+ Siskin

17th March – KP/Southside/Wassand Hide (TI,GB)

Cetti’s Warbler from KP
10 Great Crested Grebe
44 Mute Swan
110+ Goldeneye
6+ Common Buzzard
5 Marsh Harrier (2 males, 3 cream-crown/females)
2 Sparrowhawk
420+ Wood Pigeon
4+ Great Spotted Woodpecker
4 Redwing
Jay

16th March – KP/2nd Field (TI,MR)

juv Glaucous Gull circled KP around midday before heading west
Cetti’s Warbler from KP
drk RCP from KP
2 ad Lesser Black-backed Gull around Swan/Tree Island
9 Pink-footed Goose dropped on Mere at 15:10, flew north 15:20
1 Curlew high north 15:30
1+ Water Rail 1st field/east end

Wassand/Wassand Hide/Southside (CC,GB,JC)

2 Grey Heron
drk Long-tailed Duck off Swan Island
6+ Common Buzzard
4 Marsh Harrier (2 males)
2 Sparrowhawk
360+ Wood Pigeon
4 Redwing
4+ Great Spotted Woodpecker
3 Cettiā€™s Warbler heard
2 Bullfinch

Common Buzzard over Wassand - Chris Cox

Common Buzzard over Wassand – Chris Cox

male Marsh Harrier from Wassand Hide - Chris Cox

male Marsh Harrier from Wassand Hide – Chris Cox


Great Spotted Pecker - Chris Cox

Great Spotted Pecker – Chris Cox


composite pic of a Fox in Wassand - Chris Cox

composite pic of a Fox in Wassand – Chris Cox

15th March – KP/2nd Field (TI,MR)

Cetti’s Warbler from KP
Water Rail from KP
drk Long-tailed Duck off 2nd field
drk RCP off Swan Island

13th March – Southside/Wassand Hide/Woodland Walk in am (GB,BMJ)

3 Grey Heron
3 Common Buzzard
4 Marsh Harrier (3 female/cream-crown)
2 Shelduck
270+ Wigeon
85+ Gadwall
4 Great Spotted Woodpecker
450+ Wood Pigeon
2 Redwing
9 Bullfinch
Jay

12th March – Wassand Hide/Woodland Walk (GB)

5 Grey Heron
3 Common Buzzard
3 Marsh Harrier (2 males)
Sparrowhawk
220+ Pochard
720+ Tufted Duck
145 Goldeneye
Green Woodpecker
4 Great Spotted Woodpecker
420+ Wood Pigeon
Redwing
Mistle Thrush
4 Long-tailed Tit

11th March – Wassand Hide/Woodland Walk (GB)

Grey Heron
3+ Common Buzzard
2 Marsh Harrier
23 Shoveler
450+ Wood Pigeon
2 Treecreeper
26 Redwing
20+ Blackbird
55+ Goldfinch

8th March – Wassand Hide/Woodland Walk in pm (GB,BMJ)

Grey Heron
Common Buzzard
2 Marsh Harrier
Merlin
Red-crested Pochard
450+ Wood Pigeon
2 Redwing
Mistle Thrush
30+ Siskin

7th March – KP in am (JC)

2 Oystercatcher around jetties

5th March – Wassand Hide/Woodland Walk in am (JC,GB,BMJ)

Grey Heron
3+ Common Buzzard
2 Marsh Harrier
Sparrowhawk
Peregrine
450+ Wood Pigeon
2 Treecreeper
Siskin

3rd March – Wassand Hide (JC)

3 Common Buzzard
pair Marsh Harrier
Lesser Redpoll by the hide
Cetti’s Warbler singing opposite the hide
Grey Heron
3 Great Spotted Woodpecker

Lesser Redpoll - Jeff Cox

Lesser Redpoll – Jeff Cox


Brown Hare's - Jeff Cox

Brown Hare’s – Jeff Cox

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