What’s about at RSPB Geltsdale

9th August 2021  

Tindale Tarn

Trails

 

Visitor centre garden

Mute Swan***

Pheasant***

Sedge warbler*

Great Spot. Woodp.*

Canada Goose***

Black Grouse*

Garden Warbler*

Blackbird***

Wigeon*

Red Grouse*

Blackcap**

Wren**

Mallard***

Buzzard***

Chiffchaff**

Dunnock**

Tufted Duck*

Kestrel*

Willow warbler***

Robin***

Lapwing***

Snipe*

Jackdaw***

Willow warbler***

Sand Martin***

Wood Pigeon***

Chaffinch***

Blue Tit***

Swallow***

Stock Dove**

Siskin**

Great Tit***

 

Grey Wagtail*

Lesser Redpoll***

Jackdaw**

 

Stonechat**

Bullfinch*

Chaffinch***

 

Whinchat *

Reed Bunting***

Goldfinch***

 

Redstart*

 

Siskin**

 

Song Thrush**

 

Lesser Redpoll**

 

Mistle Thrush**

 

Reed Bunting*

 

Grasshopper W.*

 

 

 

*** Likely to be seen       ** Good chance of seeing       * Present but can be difficult


Recent Sightings

8 Aug - Osprey

7-9 Aug - Greenshank

6 Aug - Cuckoo juvenile

5 Aug - Marsh Harrier

4 Aug - Red Kite, 2

26 Jul - Hen Harrier, chicks fledge

19 Jul - Marsh Harrier

15 Jul - Hobby

1 Jul - Marsh Harrier and Hobby

30 Jun - Red Kite

29 June - Crossbill, 2

25 Jun - Common Scoter on Tindale Tarn

22 Jun - Osprey regularly on Tindale Tarn from this date

15 May - Red Kite

29 Apr - Red Kite near visitor centre

26 Apr - Cuckoo first heard

23 Apr - Ring ouzel - 6 on pre-dawn count

15 Apr – Gadwall male on Tindale Tarn (first since 2014)

8 Apr - Kittiwake adult on Tindale Tarn

6 Apr - Osprey at Tindale Tarn and Redstart - earliest reserve record

4 Apr - Gannet, adult on Tindale Tarn (3rd           reserve record) and 2 Shoveler on Tindale Tarn

17 Mar - 21 Black Grouse on co-ordinated count

30 Jan - Snow Bunting

Mammals

Roe deer, Brown hare, Stoat, Weasel, Fox

Reptiles

Adder, Common Lizard

Butterflies

Small Skipper, Small Heath, Meadow Brown, Ringlet, Common Blue, Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary, Dark Green Fritillary, Red Admiral, Small Tortoiseshell

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