5Shoveller 1Avocet 26Wigeon 18Teal 32Lapwing 5Redshank 28Curlew 1Snipe 2Oik
1WhiteWag 2N Sand Martin prShoveller 12Snipe 16pr Lapwing 48Yellowhammer feeding & drinking
drake Gadwall (2nd site record) 1WFGoose 32Teal 8Redshank
Green Woodpecker (OFFH YR Tick)
pr Gadwall pr Dabchick Water Rail Bramblingx3
15+ Chiffchaff singing New Lambton areas, MThrush LTTit Blackbird all building
Lapwings sitting but yet to lay. Dipper incubating. Tawny on 3 eggs.
Gamekeeper pointed out a Roe Buck & 2 does - they crossed beck stopping in water half way across - magic !
12Buzzard up over estate. Good nos of Grey Wag pairs - male displaying , singing & flycatching
3+ Snipe drumming over rushy pasture
6 hour search for new Leo pr revealed.... 1 pellet !
new rushy spring with 1 Jack Snipe & 10Snipe
Another Green Woodpecker yaffling & flying over.
predated Mallard nest.
1Black tailed Godwit (OFFH YR Tick)
16 Oystercatcher 1Kingfisher 1JackSnipe 12PWagtail 5Mipit
Mallard nest incomplete clutch of 6 covered while she was away feeding
41 pair of Lapwing on various habo in Rainton - Chilton area.
Redshank pr feeding on ridge & furrow grassland where not present last year
pr Kingfisher Colliery Row on 1m wide drain containing bike frame & assorted debris
male White Wagtail
Tawny in pole box WRail still in car park ditch
26 edpoll. single bird in display flight - 3rd loc this spring
25 March - flat calm
New Long-eared Owl pair confirmed NZ34 - fem calling heard from 240 metres away !
1Little ripped Pullover
3 drumming GSW
19pr Lapwing birds sitting. 6pr Teal 5pr Gadwall. 70Wigeon. 12pr Shelduck.