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Monday, 19 November 2012

Red-throated Diver @ Conningbrook GP's

A couple of record shots of the Red-throated Diver that Angela and myself found yesterday (18th) at Conningbrook Lakes.

Red-throated Diver @ Conningbrook Lakes (GC Grebe & Coot behind)
A new species for us at this site. Ashford does attract Divers - both Red and Black-throated Divers have been found on Singleton Lake in the past.

Conningbrook GP, 12:00 to 15:00
2 Gadwall (1 pair), 1 Red-throated Diver (1st site record), 2 Little Grebe (on the River Stour), 10 Cormorant, 2 Little Egret, 1 Buzzard, 1 Kestrel, 1 Water Rail (along the Stour), 1 Kingfisher (Middle Lake), 1 Green Woodpecker, 2 Great Spotted Woodpecker, 7 Fieldfare (flew over), 1 Goldcrest (with Long-tailed Tits), 1 Jay, 1 Lesser Redpoll (flew over).

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