Tuesday 2 March 2021

Carlton Marsh

Another ground frost this morning was followed by low cloud all day and a light easterly 5c.

4 Golden Plover flew west yesterday and a Redshank north this morning (JP).

150 Herring Gulls and a Little Egret were on the wader scrape at mid-day and a Water Rail called from the main scrape.

Elsewhere 2 Redpolls and 2 Cormorants. 40 Starlings, 13 Redwings, and 7 Fieldfare feeding in a stubble field.

Cudworth Common
9 Fieldfares, 12 Yellow Buntings, 10 Reed Buntings, 10 Skylarks and 8 Chaffinch in stubble field.

Ferrymoor Flash
7 Tufted Duck, 1 GC Grebe, 3 Cormorants, 

Ash Plain
5 Ringed Plover, 2 Snipe, 

3 Ringed Plover, 12 Linnets and 2 R.L. Partridges (Les & Andrew Corrall).
Birds returning to this site are in for a shock, as birds scarers are being used to deter them from breeding. The site is earmarked for development!

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