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Bird News Saturday 17th February

Drake Lesser Scaup still at Oxford Island NNR in Kinnegoe Bay from Waterside Hide. Male Brambling at feeder Portmore Lough RSPB (Ed O’Hara). 7 Great White Egret and a Ruff…

Saturday 17th February 2024

Whitemoor Haye Slavonian Grebe still from opposite quarry entrance looking towards A38 on roadside (not from between grassy area), 3x Ringed Plover, Oystercatcher, 22x Goldeneye, 41x Pochard, 16x Gadwall, 28x…

Standlake Pit 60: 17th February

Standlake Pit 60 198 Pintail: webs count – all counts prob too low as many ducks in reeds. 16:45. 8 Goldeneye: 5m 4 bh. 16:45. 81 Pochard 16:45. 135 Tufted…

Chimney: 17th February

Chimney Great White Egret: near the cross roads bridge. 16:42. 2 Grey Partridge: usual place near x roads bridge. 16:42. 2 Stonechat: 1m 1f. at x roads by brook. 16:42.…

Northmoor: 17th February

Northmoor Jack Snipe: With 17 Common snipe. Not worth ending up thigh deep in water! 16:41. Mick Cunningham

Bird News Wednesday 17th January

 The Waxwing flock was close to Mersey Street Bridge in Belfast before flying towards Connswater. (Stephen Dunbar). 13 Waxwings were on the Greenway near C S Lewis Square in Belfast…

Wednesday 17th January 2024

Tittesworth Water  Red Kite over this am, (IF) Barton Marina 2x Green Sandpiper, Little Egret, 66x Wigeon, 4x Shoveler, 4x Common Gull, 4x Little Grebe, 2x Egyptian Geese, no sign…

Port Meadow: 17th January

Port Meadow 7 Waxwing: 2 x ad, 5 x 1w. Again between Plater Dr & Aristotle Lane, in the Silver Birch and feeding on the Sorbus berries. Found at 15:55…

Kidlington: Oxford Canal: 17th January

Kidlington: Oxford Canal Waxwing: One flew over calling; heading towards Yarnton. 16:00. Kingfisher 16:00. Simon Myers

Shiplake: 17th January

Shiplake 20 Egyptian Goose: Plus birds in field seen near pub on A4155 road driving past. Most days. SU759779. 13:45. Ralph Watts