North Cave Wetlands – 03/03/2020

A bright morning with a gentle south-westerly breeze. Temperature around five degrees C.

A single Pink-footed Goose flew south over Main Lake where two Mediterranean Gull were also present. The drake Scaup was on the Silt Pond. A Chiffchaff was in the trees around Turret Hide.

Birds (61)

Aegithalos caudatus – Long-tailed Tit
Alauda arvensis – Skylark
Alectoris rufa – Red-legged Partridge
Anas clypeata – Shoveler
Anas crecca – Teal
Anas penelope – Wigeon
Anas platyrhynchos – Mallard
Anas strepera – Gadwall
Anser anser – Greylag Goose
Anser brachyrhynchus – Pink-footed Goose
Anthus pratensis – Meadow Pipit
Ardea cinerea – Grey Heron
Aythya ferina – Pochard
Aythya fuligula – Tufted Duck
Aythya marila – Scaup
Buteo buteo – Buzzard
Carduelis carduelis – Goldfinch
Chroicocephalus ridibundus – Black-headed Gull
Circus aeruginosus – Marsh Harrier
Columba livia – Feral Pigeon/Rock Dove
Columba oenas – Stock Dove
Columba palumbus – Woodpigeon
Corvus corone – Carrion Crow
Corvus frugilegus – Rook
Corvus monedula – Jackdaw
Cyanistes caeruleus – Blue Tit
Cygnus olor – Mute Swan
Egretta garzetta – Little Egret
Emberiza citrinella – Yellowhammer
Erithacus rubecula – Robin
Falco tinnunculus – Kestrel
Fringilla coelebs – Chaffinch
Fulica atra – Coot
Gallinago gallinago – Snipe
Gallinula chloropus – Moorhen
Haematopus ostralegus – Oystercatcher
Larus argentatus – Herring Gull
Larus canus – Common Gull
Larus melanocephalus – Mediterranean Gull
Motacilla alba yarrellii – Pied Wagtail
Numenius arquata – Curlew
Parus major – Great Tit
Passer domesticus – House Sparrow
Passer montanus – Tree Sparrow
Phalacrocorax carbo – Cormorant
Phasianus colchicus – Pheasant
Phylloscopus collybita – Chiffchaff
Pica pica – Magpie
Podiceps cristatus – Great Crested Grebe
Prunella modularis – Dunnock
Pyrrhula pyrrhula – Bullfinch
Regulus regulus – Goldcrest
Sturnus vulgaris – Starling
Tachybaptus ruficollis – Little Grebe
Tadorna tadorna – Shelduck
Tringa totanus – Redshank
Troglodytes troglodytes – Wren
Turdus iliacus – Redwing
Turdus merula – Blackbird
Turdus philomelos – Song Thrush
Vanellus vanellus – Lapwing

Mammals (1)
Lepus europaeus – Brown Hare