Sunday, 27 April 2014

26-04-14 Broadwater Gravel Pit

An afternoon visit provided the following species:-
Great Crested Grebe, Great Cormorant, Grey Heron, Mute Swan, Greylag Goose, Canada Goose (2 pairs with goslings), Shelduck (1 near gravel workings), Gadwall, Mallard (duck with ducklings on River Colne), Northern Shoveler (3), Common Pochard, Tufted Duck, Red Kite (1), Eurasian Sparrowhawk (female), Common Buzzard (1), Common Moorhen, Eurasian Coot, Black-headed Gull (20+ pairs on tern rafts), Lesser Black-backed Gull (1), Herring Gull (5), Common Tern (7 on jetty), Arctic Tern (1 on jetty), Woodpigeon, Collared Dove (1), Ring-necked Parakeet (3), Common Kingfisher (1), Green Woodpecker (1), Barn Swallow (2), Grey Wagtail (1), Wren, Dunnock, European Robin, Common Blackbird, Song Thrush, Cetti's Warbler (2 singing male), Reed Warbler (4 singing male), Common Whitethroat (1 singing male), Garden Warbler (6 singing male), Blackcap (15 singing male), Common Chiffchaff (5 singing male), Goldcrest (1 singing male), Long-tailed Tit, Blue Tit, Great Tit, Common Treecreeper (2), Common Magpie, Western Jackdaw, Carrion Crow, Common Chaffinch, European Greenfinch.

                                                       Canada Goose (pair with goslings).

                                                    Green-veined White on Dandelion.

                                                       Green-veined White on Nettle.

                                                         Peacock (very worn individual).

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