Flora & Fauna



Disturbance to roosting birds in the south lagoon

Recent Sightings of Interest:
24-Sep-2017 SkylarkAlauda arvensis 3 Mark Collins Alder Marsh 
24-Sep-2017 LinnetCarduelis cannabina 350 Mark Collins north saltmarsh 
23-Sep-2017 Sandwich TernSterna sandvicensis 2 Mark Collins Causeway 
23-Sep-2017 Great Black-backed GullLarus marinus 126 Mark Collins north saltmarsh 
22-Sep-2017 KingfisherAlcedo atthis 1 Mark Collins River Santry outflow 
22-Sep-2017 GreenshankTringa nebularia  41 Mark Collins south saltmarsh 
22-Sep-2017 RedshankTringa totanus 370 Mark Collins Causeway 
22-Sep-2017 KestrelFalco tinnunculus 1 Mark Collins Causeway 
21-Sep-2017 Brent GooseBranta bernicla hrota 5 Brian Carruthers south saltmarsh 
21-Sep-2017 Grey PloverPluvialis squatarola 160 Ger Franck, Jim Duffy north saltmarsh 
21-Sep-2017 SparrowhawkAccipiter nisus 1 Ger Franck, Jim Duffy Dunes northern end 
21-Sep-2017 KestrelFalco tinnunculus 1 Ger Franck, Jim Duffy Causeway 
21-Sep-2017 StonechatSaxicola torquata 2 Ger Franck, Jim Duffy scrub at Interpretive Center, Alder Marsh 
21-Sep-2017 PintailAnas acuta 6 Ger Franck, Jim Duffy north lagoon (high water) 
21-Sep-2017 Red-breasted MerganserMergus serrator 7 Ger Franck, Jim Duffy north lagoon (high water) 
21-Sep-2017 Red-breasted MerganserMergus serrator 3 Ciaran Dunne Sutton Creek 
21-Sep-2017 Great Crested GrebePodiceps cristatus 2 Ciaran Dunne Sutton Creek 
21-Sep-2017 WheatearOenanthe oenanthe 2 Ciaran Dunne Bull Wall 
21-Sep-2017 GuillemotUria aalge 1 Ciaran Dunne Bull Wall 
21-Sep-2017 Sandwich TernSterna sandvicensis 11 Ciaran Dunne Sutton Creek 
20-Sep-2017 Mute SwanCygnus olor 12 Tom Cooney south lagoon (high water) 
20-Sep-2017 Buff-breasted SandpiperCalidris subruficollis 1 Tom Cooney north saltmarsh 
20-Sep-2017 LinnetCarduelis cannabina 400 Tom Cooney north saltmarsh 
20-Sep-2017 SnipeGallinago gallinago 2 Tom Cooney north saltmarsh 
20-Sep-2017 Little EgretEgretta garzetta 54 Tom Cooney north saltmarsh, south saltmarsh 
20-Sep-2017 KnotCalidris canutus 60 Tom Cooney north saltmarsh 
20-Sep-2017 Brent GooseBranta bernicla hrota 15 Tom Cooney north saltmarsh 
20-Sep-2017 Red-breasted MerganserMergus serrator 13 Tom Cooney north lagoon (high water) 
20-Sep-2017 Sandwich TernSterna sandvicensis 9 Tom Cooney north lagoon (high water) 
20-Sep-2017 Common TernSterna hirundo 1 Tom Cooney north lagoon (high water) 
20-Sep-2017 House MartinDelichon urbicum 1 Tom Cooney Northern end 
20-Sep-2017 WheatearOenanthe oenanthe 5 Tom Cooney north saltmarsh 
20-Sep-2017 RuffPhilomachus pugnax 1 Tom Cooney Causeway 
20-Sep-2017 Curlew SandpiperCalidris ferruginea 5 Tom Cooney Causeway 
20-Sep-2017 Little StintCalidris minuta 2 Tom Cooney Causeway 

DISTURBANCE REPORTS: reported by naturalists and the general public where excessive disturbance/damage was caused to birds, wildlife and habitats within the National Nature Reserve. PHOTOS
DateActivityNumberImpact onLocation
23-Jul-2017 Kayaking 1 roost sites/roosting birds,   south lagoon (high water) 
17-Jul-2017 Motor boat 1 General disturbance,   Sutton Creek 
09-Jul-2017 Canoeing 1 Birds on water at high tide,   south lagoon (high water) 
26-Jun-2017 paddling surf boards 1 roost sites/roosting birds,   south lagoon (high water) 

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