15 July 2017

Cleveland Lakes:    4 Little Grebe, 46 Great Crested Grebe, 13 Little Egret, 9 Shelduck (2ad 7juv),   Garganey, 8 Gadwall, 14 Teal, Shoveler, 204 Tufted Duck, 9 Pochard, 50 Red Crested Pochard, Dunlin, 7 Little Ringed Plover,  14 Green Sandpiper,  2 Common Sandpiper,  Redshank, 10 Curlew, 18 Common Tern, 3 Kingfisher, 5 Green Woodpecker, 5 Cettis Warbler, 39 Reed Warbler,  2 Jay   Nigel Pleass

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14 July 2017

CWP 130: Common Tern, 2 Lapwings plus 15 over, Yellowhammer, Greenfinch, Swift, Long-tailed Tits, Sand Martins, Grey Heron. Brown Leafhopper, Common Carder Bee, Marmalade Hoverfly, Agapeta Hamana moth, grasshopper species, Red Admiral. 2 Skylarks in good song.  Steve Davies

CWP 132: Peregrine, 3 Little Ringed Plovers, 3 Common Sandpipers, 2 Green Sandpipers, Common Tern, 200 Sand Martins, 4 Little Egrets, Pied Wagtail, Common Gull with 19 Black-headed Gulls, 2 Kestrels having quite a squabble. Red Admiral, Ringlet, Meadow Browns, Migrant Hawker.  Steve Davies

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12 July 2017

CWP 37:    Very late record of nightingale singing.   Matt Hyam.

CWP 74: evening.   23 Cormorant, Oystercatcher, Common Sandpiper, 2 Green Sandpiper, 2 Redshank, 23 Common tern.   Nigel Pleass

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10 July 2017

Footpaths around CWP 82: Red Kite, Common Tern, Jay (2), Oystercatcher (2). Butterflies: lots of Gatekeeper and Meadow Brown, Comma (10), plus Red Admiral, Ringlet, Marbled White, Small White and Small Skipper.   Richard Vernon

CWP 74: from Twitchers gate.    Green sandpiper on the far side. Also tufted ducks, mallards, heron, cormorant, mute swan, moorhen with chicks.   Kyle

CWP 68d:   3 Cetti’s Warblers.   Nigel Pleass.

CWP 68a:  Common Sandpiper calling and a Kingfisher.   Nigel Pleass.

Ashton Keynes:   Red Kite circling over High Road. Mark Brooks.

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CWP 74 Hide

In the last few days, an area of water outside the last hide at the end of Cleveland Lakes is showing signs of developing an algal bloom.   The Environment Agency has been informed and will be testing it to establish whether this is toxic.   In the meantime it is best if this area is avoided but if you do see signs of fish or animals in distress please inform the Environment Agency.

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9 July 2017

Cleveland Lakes:  Garganey, 51 Great Crested Grebe, 2 Little Grebe, 23 Cormorant, 141 Mute Swan, 9 Shelduck, Wigeon, 10 Teal,  12 Gadwall, 77 Red Crested Pochard, 141 Tufted Duck, 326 Coot, 25 Little Egret, 14 Little Ringed Plover, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Dunlin, 52 Lapwing, 10 Green Sandpiper, 2 Common Sandpiper, 2 Redshank, Snipe, 5 Curlew, 35 Common Tern, 2 Kingfisher, 2 Tawny Owl juv, 9 Green Woodpecker, 4 Great Spotted Woodpecker, Yellow Wagtail, 60 Reed Warbler, 4 Sedge Warbler, 6 Cettis Warbler,  2 Lesser Whitethroat, 21 Whitethroat, 22 Blackcap, 26 Reed Bunting.   Nigel Pleass

CWP 82:   Grasshopper Warbler singing, 4 Shoveler.   Nigel Pleass 

CWP 305:   2 Little Ringed Plover, Green Sandpiper, 34 Coot  Nigel Pleass

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8 July 2017

CWP74: Garganey, Pair+7 juv Shelduck, 14 Little Egret, Teal,  2 Oystercatcher 8 Little Ringed Plover ,

52 Lapwing, 8 Green Sand, Redshank, Snipe, 46 Common Tern, 2 Kingfisher,

3 Green Woodpecker, 27 Reed Warbler,

5 Cettis Warbler 12 Reed Bunting. Nigel Pleass


CWP 132:  Green Sandpiper, Redshank, 5 Little Ringed Plover, 24 Lapwing, 3 Little Egret   Graham Lawlor


CWP 57:  9 Little Egret,  2 Oystercatcher, Hobby, 14 Common Tern
Graham Lawlor

CWP 68:  45 Red crested Pochard, Hobby, Sparrowhawk   Graham Lawlor

Shorncote:  Sparrowhawk, 2 Little Ringed Plover, Cettis Warbler   Graham Lawlor

CWP126: 4 summer-plumaged Black-tailed Godwits, 1 Little Ringed Plover, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Little Egrets, 8 Common Terns and 25 Lapwings on the sandbank. A Small Copper along the footpath.  John Durell.

CWP68A/B:  29 Great Crested Grebe, 124 Mute Swan, Wigeon, 63 Red Crested Pochard, 35 Tufted Duck, 175 Coot. Nigel Pleass

Waterhay:.  2 Kingfisher   Nigel Pleass

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