Weekly Highlights

Ranger John has given us his list for the week at Fairburn Ings; 

Whooper 1 throughout.

Egyptian goose 2 village bay daily.

Pink-footed goose 60 south on 12th. First of the autumn.

Pintail Upto 4 throughout

Garganey Single on new flash throughout.

Red crested Pochard single on cut area throughout.

Goosander 2 on 10th first of autumn.

Cattle egret One throughout

Great white egret one throughout.

Spoonbill. Daily. Max 12.

Red kite. Daily. Upto 6.

Marsh harrier 4 different birds in locale.

Common buzzard. Max 20.

Black tailed godwit max 12.

Green sandpiper 1-2 daily.

Common sandpiper single from 12th

Wood sandpiper. Singles on 9th &13th.

Greenshank. Daily. Max 7.

Common tern Family party of 5 throughout.

Barn owl Single at dusk on flashes.

Swift less than 5 daily.

Hobby 1-3 newfield area daily.

Raven 2 on 10th.

Cetti's warbler 6+ singing whole reserve.

Whinchat. Daily. Max 7.

Yellow wagtail Daily in small numbers.

Grey wagtail 2 on 13th.

Happy Birding!