25 March 2017

CWP 132:  2 Little Ringed Plover, Peregrine, 2 Red Kite, Snipe, pr Goosander, 4 Shelduck, 2 Little Egret.   Jon Mercer

Flagham Fen area:   Marsh Harrier over CWP 58 at 1.30pm.  6 Goosander at CWP 48.    Along the Swill Brook near Minety Road there were 35 Fieldfare, 4 Goldcrest, 2 Treecreeper, 6+ chiffchaffs singing and a Kingfisher. Also 2 Raven in the poplars.   Also seen 4 Brimstone, 3 Comma, 5 Peacock and 3 Tortoiseshell butterflies with 6 or 7 buff-tailed bumblebee queens Dave Kilbey

CWP 74:   2 Little Egret, 24 Cormorant, 3 Shelduck, 12 Teal, 40 Wigeon, 20 Shoveler, 6 Gadwall, 114 Tufted Duck, 8 Pochard, 11 Goldeneye, Red Kite,  Oystercatcher,  5 Green Sandpiper,  Cettis Warbler and 3 Chiffchaff.  Also Brimstone, Peacock and Small Tortoiseshell butterflies.   Nigel Pleass

Highlights of Shorncote:  2 kingfishers, 2 little egret, 10+ sand martins, water rail and hunting barn owl at dusk.    Dave Collins

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