Sunday, 11 December 2011

BITTERN'S BACK

A couple of sorties round the local patch this Sunday helped clear the mist from the Friday nights works Xmas party. (apparently I had a good time!!) Good job its only once a year. Anyway back to the Patch and a lap of Neumann's started the mini day list off followed by Haydn's Pool and then the evening Bittern Hide fest.
Species seen/heard...
Black Swan
Mute Swan
Canada Goose
Shelduck
Wigeon
Gadwall
Teal
Mallard
Shoveler
Pochard
Tufted Duck
Goldeneye
Gt C Grebe
Cormarent
BITTERN
Grey Heron
Sparrowhawk
Buzzard
Peregrine
Water Rail
Coot
Lapwing
Dunlin
Snipe
Curlew
BH Gull
Herring Gull
LBB Gull
Common Gull
Feral Pigeon
Woodpigeon
Stock Dove
Tawny Owl
Kingfisher
G S Woodpecker
Wren
Dunnock
Robin
Blackbird
Song Thrush
Mistle Thrush
Redwing
Fieldfare
Goldcrest
LT Tit
Blue Tit
Great Tit
Nuthatch
Jay
Magpie
Jackdaw
Crow
Starling
Chaffinch
Goldfinch
that's 55 with a few embarrassing dips (but it was a grim day weather wise)
hangovers nearly gone as well.tut tut!

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