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Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve

16-4-18 Grey wagtail x 1 (calling behind the Visitor Centre, West Lake). 15-4-18 Webs count Mute swan x 1, greylag goose x 72, Canada goose x 114, Egyptian goose x 4, Cormorant x 4, Grey Heron x 3 (on 3 nests and 1 chick seen at nest number 1), great crested grebe x 20, black-necked grebe x 4 (in summer…

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Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve

11-4-18 (foggy morning) Yellow wagtail x 1 (from Tyler Hide, was there all morning), lapwing x 11, green sandpiper x 1, common snipe x 6, little ringed plover x 5, reed bunting x 3, little grebe x 1, willow warbler x 2 (including one at cross roads, i.e. near Carter Hide), nuthatch x 1, brambling x 4 (in alders near…

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Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve

6-4-18 Ringed plover x 1, little ringed plover x 2 (from Tyler Hide), chiffchaffs and blackcaps singing, siskin x 3, reed bunting singing at Tyler reedbed. Carried out water rail survey and none responded to the call. 5-4-18 Little ringed plover x 2. 4-4-18 Little ringed plover x 4, common tern x 1 (East Lake), blackcap x 2, grey heron…

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Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve

18-3-18 Lesser spotted woodpecker seen on 9th March, by Jesse Stow. 29-3-18 Black-tailed godwit x 1 (from Tyler Hide), lesser spotted woodpecker x 1 (heard drumming in the goat paddock), chiffchaff x 7, blackcap x 1 (singing WL), siskin x 15, redwing x 1, coal tit x 1, lapwings displaying in front of Tyler Hide.   other interesting sightings for…

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Oare Marshes

My partner and I spent 4 hours at Oare Marshes on Saturday 25th March, from 7.45 – 12.00. We read the year list and realised that if it is up to date, we can add a couple of species – a single Corn Bunting, near Uplees Copse and two Jackdaws flew over, heading west. We had a Chiffchaff singing in…

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Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve

9-3-18 (including Monthly transect). Lesser-spotted woodpecker x 1 female (on the alders on the lake side near Tyler, great spotted woodpecker in the same area too), sparrowhawk x 1, common buzzard x 1, stock dove x 6, woodpigeon x 36, green woodpecker x 1, great spotted woodpecker x 4, wren x 21, dunnock x 7, robin x 33, blackbird x 20, song…

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Oare Marshes

A slow wander around the circuit of the east scrape today. A pleasantly ‘warm’ day, overcast, light SE breeze, HW approx 3pm. The east scrape was still partially frozen today, however there were a few species to be seen including: Mallard, Teal, Pintail, Shoveller, Shelduck, Greylag, Brent, Coote, Moorhen, Mute Swan, GWoodpecker, Lapwing, Blackwits, Oystercatchers, Dunlin, Curlew, Redshank, GPlover, GreyHeron,…

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Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve

4-3-18 Pintail x 3 (2 males and 1 female), black-tailed godwit x 1, black-necked grebe x 1, red kite x 1 (seen from Willow Hide), water rail x 1 (near Willow Hide), sparrowhawk x 1, common snipe x 7, shelduck x 1, siskin x 90, coal tit x 2, shoveler x 20, great-crested grebe x 22 (some showing courtship display),…

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