Saturday, 9 April 2011

Purple heron!

Purple heron on North Lagoon showing well - after being seen all round the reserve from 2-4pm it has settled and is currently feasting on sticklebacks. The reserve will be open til dusk to cater - normal admission applies. We will also be open tomorrow at first light. Please park in the car park and respect permit arrangements.

Other notable updates - 2 common tern on the marshes now, female wood duck on Watton with the white front and two pink footed geese, whooper swan on South Marsh East, marsh harrier, common buzzard, yellow wagtail and LRP all seen today. Green sand on Watton this morning with many swallow and sand martin. Blackcap, willow and sedge warbler, still brambling on feeders. Grass snakes, orange tip butterflies. Goosander on O res.

Told you this weekend would be good...