Thursday, 30 December 2010

30th December 2010 Castle Water & Pett

Visited Castle Water and sat in the hide for 1.5 hrs, before moving onto Pett Level, but we had only been there a short period before thick fog rolled in. Following were seen:

Bittern 3-4 (Castle Water)
Little Egret 2
Dark Bellied Brent Goose c25 (Pett)
Pale Bellied Brent Goose 7 (Pett)
Red Breasted Goose 1 ad.(Pett)
White Fronted Goose c150 (Pett)
Teal c500 (Castle Water)
Wigeon 3000+
Marsh Harrier 2 (Pett)
Peregrine 1 juv (Pett)
Water Rail 2 (Castle Water)
Ruff 5 (Castle Water)
Black Tailed Godwit 2
Green Sandpiper 1 (Pett)
Dunlin 200 (Pett)
Redwing 30

Large numbers of Lapwings, Teal & Wigeon present on Castle Water

Large numbers of Wigeon were seen at Castle Water

Water Rail on Castle Water

Wigeon on Castle Water