Eakring Bird news
June 2006
Featuring news and sightings from Eakring
June 1st
The Great Crested Grebe remains at Eakring Flash.
June 2nd
The Great Crested Grebe was at Eakring Flash again this morning, with single Turtle Dove there and one male Reed Warbler singing briefly (per Gary Telford)
June 5th
No sign of the Great Crested Grebe this evening, but a Reed Warbler singing in the south-western corner of Eakring Flash.
June 8th
A Common Buzzard was over Red Hill mid-afternoon. At Eakring Flash new warblers included male Sedge Warbler and Willow Warbler. A single Swallow went north.
June 10th
A Red Kite was seen heading west over the Eakring-Wellow minor road at 12:35pm and is the 8th area record (per Dee Burrows)
June 15th
One Reed Warbler in full song around midday at Eakring Flash.
June 17th
A fair range of species present in the area this morning, with a very mobile Grasshopper Warbler (possibly new) and Reed Warbler in full song at Eakring Flash, two drake Ruddy Duck and Little Grebe there and a Cuckoo over north. A Common Buzzard was high over Lound Wood before drifting off south-west and a Shelduck flew north over Red Hill.
June 18th
The male Grasshopper Warbler and Reed Warbler were again singing well at Eakring Flash. The two drake Ruddy Duck remained and two Common Buzzards were in the Red Hill area this morning.
June 24th
Both male Reed Warblers were again singing well occasionally at Eakring Flash today
June 30th
Three drake Ruddy Duck on Eakring Flash this afternoon, with a Common Buzzard in the same area.
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