Monday, 21 March 2011

Far Ings NNR 21-3-11

Well with Firecrest and a adult male Black Redstart being photographed the day before it was up at 6.00
On arriving at Target Pit & Chowder ness no sign of the Firecrest so we took the short walk to Chowder Farm for the Black Redstart after a hour with no sign we set about Target Pit again and again with no luck but did count 36 Shelduck,So Mandy set of for Ness Hide while again I done another round of target pit and again failed to locate the Firecrest and set off to meet up with Mandy.
Other birds included Curlew,Teal,Pochard,Tree Sparrow,Pied Wagtail,Yellow Hammer and 5-6 Chiffchaff & 8-9 Goldcrest.

1st night of the Far Ings Bird Study groups Bittern watch
17.00 - 18.45
No Bitterns sighted but had Marsh Harrier came to roost in Barton Reedbed, 5 Sand Martin & 4 Pipistrelle Bats
Tree Sparrow

Tree Sparrow

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