Sunday, 23 September 2012

Eastern Promise

Great White Egret- the third record for Beddington 

Little Sint and Snipe 
Little Stint flying around the lake 
Swallows on the move- about 250+ today 
Sheltering from the storm
The promised rain and east winds arrived as did the hoped for payload. Highlights of the day (so far) include Beddington's third ever Great White Egret, the first Little Stint for the year, 250+ Swallow moving south east, 20+ House Martin, 1 Sand Martin, 17+ Yellow Wagtail south, 30+ Meadow Pipit south, 10+ Pied/alba Wagtail over, 1 Song Thrush over, 3 Skylark on the mound, 4 Goldcrest (including 2 in the nets), 40+ Linnet, 10+ Greenfinch, 10+ Goldfinch, 3 Little Egret, 1 Common Sandpiper, 2 Snipe, 15 Lapwing, 10 Green Sandpiper, 140+ Teal, 60+ Shoveler, 6 Gadwall and that was about it.   

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