Woolston Eyes News

Sightings Of Note In The Last Month

19th June. Juvenile Lesser Whitethroat ringed on No1 bed this morning, Hobby on No3 bed mid-afternoon.

18th June. Barnacle Goose, presumed ferel with Canada Geese and Common Tern on raft, No3 bed

17th June. Green Sandpiper

16th June. Snipe from South Screen No2 bed.

15th June. 2 Med Gulls, Hobby and Common Tern, Dunlin flew around at noon all No3 bed. 22 adult Black-necked Grebes and 8 or 9 broods counted.

14th June. Grasshopper Warbler No4 Bed

13th June. Greenshank over No3 bed going west.

12th June. 6 Black Necked Grebe broods showing, adult Med Gull and pair of Wigeon om No3 bed.

10th June. Two pair Black Necked Grebe with young from John Morgan hide & pair Wigeon from South Screen, both No3 bed.

9th June. 2 Med Gulls Tower hide No3 bed. Water Rail South Screen at closing time No3 bed.

7th June Garganey confirmed breeding on the Reserve 2nd summer Med Gull, female Garganey flew past John Morgan hide and into reeds, Common Tern from Rotary hide and Broad Leaved Helleborines are coming up, all No3 bed.

5th June. Drake Garganey still in South screen area No3 bed.

4th June. Drake Garganey & Black-necked Grebe brood from south screen N03 bed, Hobby over Loop of No4 bed. 2 Oystercatchers on scapes & Cuckoo past John Morgan Hide No3 bed. Little Ringed Plover flying east through No3 bed.

3rd June. Hobby No4 bed. Greenshank, Cuckoo and Bee Orchids now in flower No3 bed.

2nd June. Common Tern No3 bed.

1st June Common Tern through No3 bed.

31 May. Cuckoo No1 bed. Common Tern No3 bed.

30 May. Med Gull pair on Dan’s Raft No3 bed

29 May. Common Sandpiper No3 bed, Long staying Cuckoo still around No1 bed, Grey Wagtail by footbridge and Cuckoo John Morgan hide No3 bed

28 May. Med Gull No3 bed

27 May. Common Tern, Hobby & Cuckoo No3 bed. c40 Swifts feeding & brood of Pochard on No4 bed. Confirmed breeding of Oystercatcher.

25 May. Common Tern No3 bed. Male (1st barrier) and female (No3 bed) Cuckoo’s moving around the Reserve.

24 May. Cuckoo across front of John Morgan Hide No3 bed.

22 May. Female Wigeon No.4 bed. Drake Garganey in south screen channel, Cuckoo flew front of John Morgan Hide No.3 bed

21 May. Cuckoo and Med Gull No3 bed. Hobby No4 bed. Grey Wagtail feeding young by footbridge No3 bed.

20 May. Barnacle Goose & Cuckoo moving through No1 bed early morning. Hobby on No3 bed mid-afternoon

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