Saturday, 24 March 2012
LITTLE RINGED PLOVER at College Lake
Still at least 11 Redshank, 2 Ringed Plover (nest scraping), 3 Snipe, 2 Oystercatchers, 25 - 30 Lapwings (3 already sitting), 1 Dunlin, 2 Shelduck. New in was a single LRP which was probably Dave's from Pitstone and 4 Sand Martins.At least 4 singing Chiffchaff around the reserve. Butterflies were out with the sun and included Peacock, Small Tortoiseshell and an early Grn Vnd White. No sign of the Cetti's (paul Reed).