Saturday, 27 November 2010

27th November, 2010 Pett Level & Castle Water

First visited Pett Level with David & Barry and met up with Tony & Mike. No sign of the Grey Phalarope so after a short period moved onto Castle Water, visited the viewing platform , then walked to the hide and back. Drove back to Pett Level before leaving for home, highlights:

Red Throated Diver 2
Bittern 1 (Castle Water)
Brent Goose 1
Pintail 5 (including 1 drake leucistic bird)
Good numbers of Teal, Wigeon, Gadwall & Shovelers
Goldeneye 1
Velvet Scoter party of 20+ off Pett Level
Marsh Harrier 5 (2 Pett Levels & 3 Castle Water).
Peregrine 1
Water Rail 1 (Castle Water)

Water Rail at Castle Water.

Pintail on Castle Water