The latest installment from Ranger John and we're starting to see the change of the season;
Whooper 1 throughout.
Egyptian goose 2 throughout.
Pink-footed goose small parties most days
Red crested pochard- single to 15th
Red crested pochard hybrid. Single throughout.
Pintail Upto 6 throughout
Garganey 1-3 throughout
Spoonbill daily Upto 11.
Great egret Single to 16th
Cattle egret single throughout.
Marsh harrier 3 throughout
Avocet 2 on 20th
Ringed plover Upto 6 throughout.
Curlew max 16 on 16th
Black-tailed godwit. Daily. Upto 20.
Green sandpiper Upto 4.
Wood sandpiper single on 16th
Common snipe. Upto 20.
Common tern 4 throughout.
Common crane 2 east on 16th.
Barn owl 1-2 daily.
Short-eared owl Single on 17th
Swift daily until 16th. None since.
Hobby. Upto 3 daily.
Peregrine 2 daily.
Raven 2 occasionally.
Bearded tit. Upto 4 occasionally.
House Martin. Obvious passage Upto 350/day SW.
Cetti's warbler 6+ throughout.
Reed warbler single on 17th.
Whinchat Upto 5 daily.
Wheatear max 4 on 15th.
Yellow wagtail small numbers daily
Grey wagtail single on 18th.
Meadow pipit. On passage. Max 263 on 16th.
Siskin 1 on 20th- first of autumn.
Tree pipit 1 on 20th on Arrow Lane, only 3rd sighting this year, very exciting!
John's away for a couple of weeks, so keep up to date on our twitter feed for our recent sightings. @RSPBAireValley