Archive for November 30th, 2010

30th November 2010, Tuesday

Dawn at Castle Water

Highlights from Castle Water at dawn included 9 Bewick’s Swans out from the hide, these were a real pleasure to watch, 47 Mute Swan departed the main pit after roosting overnight, at least 200 Fieldfare and 80 Redwing were perched amongst hawthorns and willows at the southern end and 31 Little Egret left the roost. Two Marsh Harrier made an early apperance and managed to flush 35+ Snipe. From the viewpoint 400 Wigeon were grazing grass in the nearby fields. Later at the hide there were 3 Bittern and 2 Black-tailed Godwit.