21 June 2014

Gannet (Sue Clayson)

Gannet (Sue Clayson)

CWP 41 – the Gannet seen for an hour around 2 pm – caught at least one fish while we were there.   13 Mute Swans, 4 Grey Herons, a Common Tern, 5 Great Crested Grebes, 8 Mallard, a male Wigeon, a Cormorant, 3 Moorhen, 9 Coot ( 1 nest ) & a  Buzzard.   Sue and Trevor Clayson

Shorncote – 1 hobby.   John Gregory

Ashton Keynes –1 Red Kite   John Gregory

CWP 30 – a Common Tern, 2 Mute Swans, 3 Great Crested Grebes, 4 Mallard, a pair of Tufted Duck, a Coot & 3 Black-headed Gulls.    Sue and Trevor Clayson

CWP 35 – 3 Great Crested Grebes, a Mute Swan, 5 Mallard, 2 Tufted Duck, 2 Gadwall, a Coot & 2 Reed Buntings.    Sue and Trevor Clayson

CWP 29 – 13 Cormorants, 6 Mute Swans, 2 Great Crested Grebes, 46 Greylag Geese, 32 Canada Geese including 3 goslings, 26 Tufted Duck, 7 Mallard & 4 Black-headed Gulls.    Sue and Trevor Clayson

CWP 38 – 2 Mute Swans, 3 Great Crested Grebes ( 1 nest ) & 2 Mallards.    Sue and Trevor Clayson

CWP 57 – a Common Tern, a pair of Mute Swans & 3 cygnets, 2 Little Egrets, 11 Great Crested Grebes ( 1 pair displaying ), 60 Tufted Duck, a male Red-crested Pochard, a male Wigeon, 13 Coot, 22 Black-headed Gulls & 2 Chiffchaffs.     Sue and Trevor Clayson

Ashton Keynes – 12+ House Martins.    Sue and Trevor Clayson

Kent End – 2 Mute Swans, 2 Little Grebes, 3 Greylag Geese, 13 Mallard, 4 Gadwall, 7 Tufted Duck, a male Red-crested Pochard, 26 Black-headed Gulls & 3 Coot.     Sue and Trevor Clayson

CWP 6 – a pair of Mute Swans with 6 cygnets, a Common Tern, a Grey Heron, 6 Great Crested Grebes, 12 Tufted Duck, 8 Red-crested Pochard, a male Pochard, 6 Coot & 2 Swifts.     Sue and Trevor Clayson

The canal by the Spine Road bridge – a pair of Moorhen with 1 chick, a singing Whitethroat & a Pied Wagtail.    Sue and Trevor Clayson

Tortoiseshell Butterflies, Common Blue Damselflies, Black Tailed Skimmers & Four Spotted Chasers seen at various lakes.      Sue and Trevor Clayson   (Sue’s photos below)

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