© Steve Marshall / Wild Future

Wildlife sightings at Stocker's Lake

July 2016

16th - Goldeneye (male), Red-crested Pochard (male)

15th - 4 Kingfisher

9th - 4 Common Sandpiper, Hobby, Kingfisher, Goldeneye (male)

June 2016

30th - Goldeneye (male), Kingfisher, Oystercatcher

23rd - Goldeneye (male), Kingfisher

16th - Goldeneye (male), 2 Cetti's Warbler, Kingfisher, 12 Little Egret (adults & juveniles)

15th - Hobby, Cetti's Warbler

11th - Goldeneye (male), 3 Cetti's Warbler, Kingfisher, 20 Little Egret (adults & juveniles), 2 Oystercatcher

6th - Peregrine (over the river)

2nd - 2 Hobby, 100+ Swift

1st - 2 Kingfisher, Oystercatcher, 3 Cetti's Warbler, Goldeneye (male), 13 Little Egret (adults & juveniles)

May 2016

26th - Kingfisher + 2 Cetti's Warbler (heard) and on Stocker's Farm : 2 Egyptian Goose, Oystercatcher

24th - Hobby, Oystercatcher, Cetti's Warbler (heard), 12 Common Tern

20th - Kingfisher, Oystercatcher, Cetti's Warbler, Red-crested Pochard (male)

19th - Kingfisher, Goldeneye(male), Cetti's Warbler, 7 Little Egret

16th - Peregrine

11th - Black Tern, Hobby, Goldeneye (male), Cetti's Warbler

10th - Cuckoo (male), 15 Arctic Tern, Goldeneye (male)

8th - Hobby, 2 Cetti's Warbler, Spotted Flycatcher 

5th - Cuckoo, 2 Kingfisher, 2 Cetti's Warbler

1st - Cetti's Warbler; and on Stocker's Farm - Little Owl

April 2016

29th - Common Sandpiper; and on Stocker's Farm - 2 Little Ringed Plover 

28th - 2 Common Sandpiper; and on Stocker's Farm - Little Ringed Plover 

25th - Lesser Whitethroat, Cetti's Warbler, Common Sandpiper; and on Stocker's Farm - 7 Yellow Wagtail, 2 Little Ringed Plover

7th - 3 Willow Warbler (singing), 50+ House Martin, Goldeneye (male), 13 Little Egret, 2 Oystercatcher, 2 Treecreeper and on Stocker's Farm - 2 Little Owl, Little Ringed Plover 

2nd - Goldeneye (pair), 4 Red-Crested Pochard (3 male), 2 Oystercatcher, Cetti's Warbler and on Stocker's Farm - 3 Swallow, Little Ringed Plover

March 2016

23rd -Water Rail (from Scrape Hide), 2 Goldeneye (2 male), 8 Red-Crested Pochard (5 male)

17th - 2 Egyptian Goose, 2 Kingfisher,  6 Goldeneye (1 male), 9 Red-Crested Pochard (6 male)

8th - Water Rail (from Scrape Hide), Kingfisher, 3 Goldeneye (2 male), 2 Red-Crested Pochard (pair), circa  30 Wigeon

7th - Water Rail (from Scrape Hide), 2 Kingfisher, Goosander (male)

3rd - Mealy Redpoll