Thursday, 1 May 2014

SCAUP surprise

Wednesday 29 April

Surprise of the day was a fine adult drake GREATER SCAUP that spent the daylight hours resting off of the new overflow...

Tufted Ducks had increased to 153, with a Greylag Goose with 2 goslings, female Mallard with 12 ducklings, 7 Gadwall and pair of Shoveler present, as well as 6 Northern Pochard.

Up to 4 HOBBIES were feeding over the reedbed to the right of the Drayton Hide, with 2 ARCTIC TERNS present for a while

Over on Startop's End, 8 Black-headed Gulls, 72 Common Terns and Cuckoo were of note

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