Thursday, 17 December 2009
The SPOTTED SANDPIPER is still ENE of Mottisfont (Hants) at Lower Brook feeding on the lawn and drive by the River Test (park at Stonemarsh car park just north of the pub and walk north for half a mile to the Test Way and view from the second bridge at SU 339 278. Photographed above by Simon Woolley.
Both adult PENDULINE TITS are again at Hookers Pit, Dungeness RSPB (Kent), with the first-winter still by the Hanson Hide on the ARC Pit. The CATTLE EGRET is today on the New Excavations Pit. The two EUROPEAN SERINS are still at Rainham RSPB.
The adult drake LESSER SCAUP is again at Cosmeston Lakes Country Park on the East Lake (East Glamorgan), with two GREAT WHITE EGRETS in Walgrave Bay, Pitsford Reservoir (Northants), the drake AMERICAN WIGEON at Welney WWT (Norfolk) (from Lyle Hide), the adult SPOTTED SANDPIPER near Killearn (Clyde), the drake FERRUGINOUS DUCK at Pugney's CP (West Yorks) and 3 GLOSSY IBIS at Catcott Lows NR (Somerset).